City of Garland, TX

Chemist

US-TX-Garland
5 days ago
Job ID
2017-5102
# of Openings Remaining
1
Department
Wastewater Treatment Rowlett Creek
Min
USD $22.83/Hr.
Mid
USD $27.76/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Code Category
General Scientific

Position Summary

Responsible for basic analysis of water and wastewater samples for inorganic contaminants and for determining process efficiency and protocol compliance of water and wastewater treatment plants.  Also, responsible for monitoring effluent discharges of industrial companies.

Essential Job Functions

 

  1. Analyze water and wastewater samples from industrial users and treatment plants for inorganic, organic and microbiological contaminants.
  2. Determine if EPA/TCEQ/NELAP quality control/assurance standards were followed per method acceptance criteria and make qualified judgments regarding data analysis parameters.
  3. Generate process and compliance data reports for all customers and regulatory agencies.
  4. Maintain instrument reliability by performing routine preventative maintenance.
  5. Maintain and update application database for testing results and compliance reports.
  6. Write and prepare standard operating procedures for the laboratory.

 

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • 2-4 years experience in inorganic sample testing

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:          

  • Comprehensive knowledge of laboratory instrumentation  theory
  • Comprehensive knowledge of TCEQ and NELAP drinking water standards
  • Comprehensive knowledge of TCEQ, NELAP and EPA quality assurance standards
  • Skill in operating appropriate application database
  • Skill in utilizing various laboratory equipment and testing software
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Skill in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)

Licenses & Certifications

 None

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a laboratory environment; frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.

Competencies

Adaptability/Flexibility
Communication
Problem Solving/Analysis
Project Management
Quality
Results Focus
Self Development

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related area
 2 years related experience
 Up to1 year experience with National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP)

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