Lab Analyst I


Twin Falls, Idaho

a month ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Lab Analyst I
Duration: 7+ Months (temp to hire)
Location: Twin Falls, ID 83301
Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year of experience with knowledge of the principles of chemistry, biology, and related experiences; procedures and materials used in chemical, biochemical, and bacteriological tests and analyses; laboratory safety and equipment and material care and maintenance
  • 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
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • Understands and carries out oral and written instructions
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work
  • Maintains a comprehensive quality assurance program based on the established guidelines
  • Conducts and assists in conducting a variety of chemical, biochemical and bacteriological tests of plant influent and effluent and receiving bodies
  • 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

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