Traverse City, MI 49686
The Lab Tech performs routine and non-routine quantitative and qualitative biological or chemical analytical tests according to standard procedures.
Duties usually consist of making measurements, performing several routine quantitative and qualitative biological or chemical analytical tests according to standard procedures.
Assists higher level technicians in setup of laboratory equipment and in recording data for experiments and procedures.
Performs routine and safety program checks and preventive maintenance on instruments.
Performs a variety of chemical, biochemical, and bacteriological tests
Uses laboratory equipment and materials
Safely and efficiently conducts chemical analyses and makes evaluative conclusions.
Performs routine computations, maintains records, and prepares reports
Maintains a comprehensive quality assurance program based on the established guidelines
Analyzes a variety of samples, including digester samples, raw sludge samples
Runs tests to determine amounts and degrees of pH, alkalinity, volatile acids, total solids, density, dissolved oxygen, organic material content, coliform bacteria, and residual chlorine
May run a variety of chemical and bacteriological tests on industrial wastes
Operates a variety of laboratory equipment including pH meters, balances, furnaces, autoclaves, titrators, incubators, and calculators
Assists with performing pilot study activities
Maintains, cleans and cares for laboratory equipment and material
Assists in keeping laboratory records and preparing laboratory reports. Collects water, wastewater, and sludge samples for analysis
Performs other duties as required
High School Diploma or GED required
A minimum of one year of experience in a Waste Water Treatment Plant laboratory
Holds a waste water certification, and or have obtained a degree in the waste water, environmental or chemistry fields.
Requires knowledge in using various instruments to prepare for and perform tests.
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