Wastewater Treatment Plant Lab Technician, City of Cayce
Position Category: Utilities
Full time, Day shift, Monday through Friday
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
$17.24 - $20.42 per hour
The City of Cayce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.