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Wastewater Treatment Plant Lab Technician, City of Cayce

Position Category: Utilities

Position Hours:
Full time, Day shift, Monday through Friday

Job Duties:
  • Performs laboratory tests according to prescribed standards to determine chemical characteristics of wastewater for such purposes as quality control or process control; conducts laboratory tests and analyzes results according to DHEC/EPA regulations; collects samples of wastewater for testing, interprets data, records test results on standardized forms and prepares laboratory reports describing procedures used.
  • Sets up, adjusts and operates and maintains laboratory equipment and instruments; cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment. Performs preventive maintenance.
  • Ensures quality control of all testing and analytical procedures; corresponds with contract laboratories to arrange additional outside testing or obtain information. Keeps abreast of regulatory changes and changes in laboratory analysis techniques. Maintains supply inventories; orders supplies as needed. Consults with other staff members regarding laboratory procedures.

  • Requires high school diploma or GED and formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training.
  • Requires one year of laboratory experience in environmental science, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the skills, knowledge and ability.
  • A valid SC Driver’s License

Pay Info:
$17.24 - $20.42 per hour

How to apply:
Applications can be submitted in person at 1800 12th Street, Cayce, SC or mail to PO Box 2004, Cayce, SC 29171-2004 or email to

The City of Cayce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.