Employment Opportunities


McClelland Laboratories is looking for an Assay Lab Manager to join our management team. The successful candidate will provide leadership and technical guidance to a hard-working group of technicians in our ISO certified assay lab. This is a full-time position located in Sparks, NV.  McClelland has a 30+ year history of working on mining projects from Nevada and around the world and plays an active role in development of new mining prospects and technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Comply with McClelland health and safety policies.
  • Responsible for all activities related to process solution analysis and solids analysis (including fire assay, geochemical assay, and LECO analysis); ensure that accurate analytical results are efficiently determined and reported.
  • Prioritize work queue and assign work tasks to assay lab staff
  • Recommend the purchase of equipment and supplies
  • Make improvements, as needed, to SOPs to minimize the occurrence of non-conformance events
  • Provide guidance and training
  • Maintain laboratory equipment/instruments in good working condition and report deficiencies
  • Foster and maintain a positive environment by ensuring that all employees are treated with respect, grievances are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Act professionally in all dealings with staff and clients
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Education & Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in fire assay and geochemical assay
  • Experience with Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) preferred
  • S. in chemistry, geochemistry or related field preferred, but not required
  • A minimum of 3 years of responsible leadership experience in management or supervisory positions.
  • Experience with carbon and sulfur analysis (LECO) preferred


Apply by email to HR@mettest.com.

Please include your resume, if possible and/or complete our application for employment.

Application for Employment

1016 Greg Street, Sparks NV 89431