|To perform water quality sampling and laboratory analyses in accordance with professional laboratory methods and procedures, verifying compliance with regulatory requirements and validating accuracy of completed work in accordance with accreditation standards.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General supervision is provided by the Environmental Compliance Supervisor.
Assignments may require technical or functional supervision over part-time or temporary laboratory technicians.
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
· Perform a variety of routine chemical, biochemical, and bacteriological analyses of water, wastewater, and related solids and liquids relevant to wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal;
· Collect and test samples of influent, effluent, receiving waters, sludge, and other samples;
· Determine, sample and test waste discharges;
· Prepare chemicals, bacteriological media, and standard test solutions;
· Calculate, record, and interpret laboratory test results;
· Assemble and enter data into the computer;
· Maintain records and files;
· Assist in preparing and completing reports relevant to regulatory monitoring and process control requirements;
· Calibrate, standardize and operate a variety of laboratory and sampling equipment;
· Clean and perform minor servicing and preventative maintenance work on laboratory equipment and instruments;
· Perform analytical procedures using acceptable quality assurance and quality control protocols to ensure compliance with the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program and the Environmental Protection Agency requirements;
· Provide technical and analytical assistance to plant personnel;
· Maintain laboratory supplies and inventory at appropriate levels;
· Assist with development of new analytical procedures, researching water quality analysis regulations, and implementation of regulations concerning water quality testing;
· Ensure that a safe working environment is maintained in the laboratory;
· Provide assistance to Environmental Compliance Inspector as required; and
· Perform related duties as assigned.
|Qualifying Training and Experience:|
| Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years experience in a laboratory performing chemical and bacteriological tests.
Equivalent to possession of an A.A. degree from an accredited college or university with major work in chemistry, bacteriology, biology, or a closely related science.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of a valid California Driver's License. The incumbent must continue to meet all of the provisions of the Driving Policy as a condition of continued employment.
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