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Laboratory Technician I

Company: Innova Solutions
Location: Calipatria
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONPrimary Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesThis position is responsible for the accurate, precise, safe and efficient sampling, sample preparation and analysis of geothermal liquids, gases and solids. Provide accurate, precise and timely reporting of results. Follow strict quality control procedures established through the QA/QC supervisor and adhere to California Environmental Protection Agency and United States Environmental Protection Agency's analytical procedures.This is an entry level laboratory position that will perform work with close supervision and direction from laboratory supervisor.Typical DutiesConduct sampling, prepare samples and perform analysis of geothermal solids, fluids and gases.Demonstrate proficiency in basic wet chemistry techniques (e.g. titrimetric, ion selective and gravimetric methods. (50)Prepare standards and quality control solutions, and ensure that analytical results are accurate and precise through the effective use of quality control methods.Perform calculations involving dilutions, normality, molarity and stoichiometry. (20%)Perform routine maintenance and standardization of laboratory equipment. Maintain lab and field equipment in asafe, clean and efficient condition. (15%)Demonstrate general use of word processing, spreadsheet, and other applicable computing skills. Must conductdata entry into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and various spreadsheets. Report results toappropriate personnel in a timely manner. (10%)Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assignedby laboratory supervisor, including special projects or potable water system support. (5%)QualificationsMust have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) with one to three years of experience or related education in sample collection, sample preparation and analysis of liquids, gases and solids, or similar laboratory experience.Associate of Science degree in chemistry or other physical science with 0-1 year related experience highly desirable.Must have proficient computing skills, including the use of spreadsheets and word processors.Must have effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, environmental permits, standard operating procedures, and operating and maintenance procedures. Must be capable of issuing routine reports.Must be able to perform mathematical calculations used in the lab such as dilutions. Ability to calculate figuresand amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume and to apply simple concepts of algebra.Effective ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.Must be able to evaluate analytical results and note trends in data.Must have certificates in wastewater treatment or water quality technology if assigned to support potable watersystem.Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.A valid California driver's license is required.Start Date - End Date:May 15, 2023 - Nov 12, 2023PDN-98fb01aa-55b5-4aa9-8c90-4bbc82e5a07a

Keywords: Innova Solutions, Indio , Laboratory Technician I, Professions , Calipatria, California

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