Laboratory Technician I/II

  • by South Tahoe Public Utility District
  • Apr 12, 2018

Job Location: South Lake Tahoe
Application Deadline: 05/09/2018
How to Apply: Visit www.stpud.us to complete an application. The deadline for applications is May 9th at 12pm.


LABORATORY TECHNICIAN I/II
SALARY: LAB TECH I $4905 – $6261/MO
LAB TECH II $5765 – $7358/MO

Under the direction of the Laboratory Director, performs a variety of chemical, physical, and biological analyses on water, wastewater and soil, as required for State Water Quality compliance, Public Health, and Plant operation; uses a variety of automated instrumentation; makes appropriate calculations and enters data onto Lab forms; prepares standard solutions; performs field sampling for the potable water system and in Alpine County.

REQUIREMENTS

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN I:
One year experience in an analytical or microbiological laboratory is required. A minimum of two college laboratory courses in chemistry, microbiology, or other related sciences can be used for this requirement.
Must possess either an AWWA or CWEA Grade I Laboratory Technologist certificate or obtain this certificate within eighteen (18) months after hire date.
Requires graduation from college with at least a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology or other physical or biological science.

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN II:
Four (4) years experience performing chemical or biological analysis on water or wastewater in either a public or commercial environmental laboratory.
Must possess either an AWWA or CWEA Grade II Laboratory Technologist in order to become a Laboratory Technologist II.
Requires graduation from college with at least a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology or other physical or biological science.