U.S. Water Services

  • Lab Technician, Analytical

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Michael
    Job ID
    2019-1351
    Category
    Analytical Lab
    Type
    Full Time Non Exempt
  • Overview

    We are the Future of Water! U.S. Water has a passion for developing and delivering unconventional solutions that leave the world a better place with better water. We are seeking to hire a Lab Technician located at our corporate headquarters in St. Michael, MN.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding and growing company that offers a rewarding career and the ability to make an impact. If you have a passion for Chemistry, enjoy working in a fast paced, steady growth, energetic and customer focused environment, please apply to The Best Place to Work in Water!

     

    We are looking for an individual who has strong work ethic, focusing on quality and teamwork.  The responsibility of the Laboratory Technician is to conduct routine testing on water and other samples in support of US Water’s customers and field sales force.  The laboratory Service Technician will provide support to more senior analytical services technicians.

     

    Responsibilities

      • Log and prepare samples for analysis.

      • Conduct routine testing such as pH, conductivity, hardness, and other ions on water and other samples as well as prepare samples for advanced analysis by senior laboratory associates.
      • Calibrate equipment, load & monitor automated laboratory instruments, make observations, record data, and interpret test results.
      • Perform and report corrosion coupon analysis.
      • General lab duties include: cleaning of glassware, prep and shipping of samples, and organizing, pouring, and labeling reagent chemicals.
      • Accurately compile data, organize information, and perform simple mathematical calculations.
      • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry preferred but will consider candidates with a degree or training/experience in other natural science fields (biology, microbiology, ect...)
      • 0-3 years’ experience working in a laboratory environment - municipality water testing lab experience would be a plus
      • Hard worker, ability to multitask, able to function in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment.
      • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures and laboratory standard operating procedures.
      • Must have excellent attention to detail and be a strong team player.
      • Able to work efficiently, complete work on time, and maintain a clean work environment.

    Physical and Mental requirements

      • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently.
      • Required to stand for sustained periods of time.
      • Using hands and fingers to grasp, move, and assemble objects and control testing equipment.

         

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