Lab Analyst

Traverse City, MI 49686

Posted: 05/15/2019 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 171074 Pay Rate: DOE
  • The Analyst performs chemical analysis of potable water, wastewater influent and effluent, sludge, industrial wastes, and other materials on an assigned shift
  • Performs a variety of chemical, biochemical, and bacteriological tests
  • Uses laboratory equipment and materials
  • Performs routine computations, maintains records, and prepares reports
  • 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, gas, and sludge samples for analysis
  • Performs other duties as required
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Completion of at least twelve semester units in chemistry or bacteriology
  • Laboratory certification at the appropriate level when required by the State
  • One year of laboratory testing and analysis experience
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of biological and chemical sewage analyses, effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes; safe work practices
  • Proficient in the use of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and to enter data into a maintenance management system



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Holly Lewis

Holly Lewis is a senior recruiter at HKA Enterprises with 7 years of experience in the industry. Holly specializes in the placement of employees in the water/watewater industry. Her advice for job seekers is to always setup voicemail and remember to check it regularly. Holly prefers to be contacted via email or phone.

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