2020-02-13 2020-02-27

Laboratory Field Technician I

Fairfax Water
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 54462
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 54462
  • Organization Website

Summary
Under close supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor(s), performs routine field sampling and analysis of water from various sources to assure that drinking water meets regulatory requirements. Performs general laboratory maintenance activities.

Typical Qualifications:

  • Two-year science degree or any equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge.

  • Knowledge of general sampling techniques.

  • Novice level of computer knowledge (some experience with Microsoft Word and Excel).

  • Knowledge of the operation and care of standard field testing equipment such as pH meters, photometers and other related apparatus.

  • Ability to accurately perform basic field tests required for a water utility.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical operations such as percentages, ratios, proportions and conversions.

  • Ability to operate communication systems (e.g. portable radios, cell phones, etc.).

  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers and to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.

  • Possession of a valid driver's license and good driving record.

  • Available for assignments at both Fairfax Water treatment plant facilities.

  • Ability to work overtime as required.

  • Available to work periodic rotating Standby shift.

  • Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment

Salary: $39,021 to $63,918 Annually

Close Date: Feb. 27, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

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