Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician - Job Description (Sample)

Job Summary

The Laboratory Engineering Technician is responsible for activities in the water lab, conducting product testing, maintaining agency approvals, developing standard operating procedures, and testing methods.

 Responsibilities

  • Set up and perform testing on water equipment products, recording data, observations, and conclusions, and generating reports detailing results
  • Confirm product performance by conducting verification & validation tests
  • Develop operating procedures, standard testing methods, and verification and validation procedures for water lab
  • Conduct analysis on incoming water samples to support our customers
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommends actions
  • Manage agency approvals and submittals for water equipment products
  • Prepare samples for agency approval testing
  • Provide technical support on water equipment products and applications
  • Partner with engineering and quality team members to resolve manufacturing related product issues
  • Maintain water lab safety SDS records
  • Participate in audits from regulatory companies (i.e., NSF, SDS)
  • Work with Quality Department on product improvement requirements
  • Assist in training/education for water related topics
  • Participate in Drinking Water Treatment Unit (DWTU) joint committee meetings and Industry Forums as appropriate

Requirements

  • Associates in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Technology (required)
  • 3+ years product development laboratory testing and evaluation experience
  • Agency knowledge (UL, CE, CSA & NSF) (preferred)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Science in Physics, Engineering Technology, or Chemistry (preferred)

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