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Laboratory Technician in Training - Atwater, CA

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Atwater
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Under Supervision Performs specialized and complex chemical, bacteriological, and physical analysis relating to the Wastewater Treatment Plant and associated facilities. - While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor and outdoor conditions. The employee is exposed to chemicals, fumes, and odors; occasionally works at heights, and works with and around machinery having moving parts. The employee occasionally works in evenings or on weekends. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal and occasionally moderate to high.

  • Collects samples of wastewater and wastewater residuals. Performs chemical, bacteriological, and physical analysis of samples. - Analysis include: BOD, TS, TSS, TVSS, TDS, pH, Electrical Conductance, Chlorine Residual, Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, Alkalinity, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, and Total Coliform MPN. - -
  • Assists in analyzing and recording instrument readings and laboratory test results in order to maintain and adjust various plant processes.
  • Maintains plant laboratory records bench sheets, calibration logs, and daily logs
  • Prepares data log sheets for entry and enters data into HACH WIMS database.
  • Participates in process control meetings.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks, custodial duties and general housekeeping.
  • Evaluates and interprets test results. - Alerts supervisory personnel of any unusual or possible critical situations that may upset or alter normal treatment facility operations.
  • Works assigned work schedule as required performing job duties.
  • Comply with all Veolia Water Safety and Environmental Compliance Policies and Programs.
  • Performs all other work as required. FUNCTIONAL ASSIGNMENTS:
    • Ensures that supervisory personnel are kept informed of all day - to - day operations.
    • Must be able to work assigned shifts and may be called to be available "on - call" for after hour's emergencies at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
    • Maintains a high degree of accuracy and efficiency in all laboratory analysis and reporting.
    • Meets productivity goals and objectives as set by the Laboratory Supervisor and/or Project Manager.
    • Maintains productivity goals and objectives at a high level of performance.
    • Ensures that all monitoring requirements of all local, state, and federal permits are satisfied. QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High School graduate or equivalent. -
    • Must demonstrate an understanding of chemistry and bacteriology.
    • Preferred to have either college or specialized study in laboratory analysis of water and wastewater and related experience.
    • Ability to use and interpret results of complex instruments.
    • California Water Environment Association Grade I Laboratory Certification or the ability to obtain certification within one-year.
    • A valid California Driver's License. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Merced , Laboratory Technician in Training - Atwater, CA, Healthcare , Atwater, California

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