This position provides laboratory data for the safe, reliable, environmentally sound, and efficient operation of plant equipment. This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position, which may allow physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber related assets or systems.
Qualifications: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have knowledge of math and chemistry at a level acquired through the completion of a four-year degree with emphasis in chemistry plus two years of lab technician experience; or two years of college chemistry plus four years of lab technician experience, of which three years must have been as an apprentice laboratory technician; or a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSED) and six years of related lab technician experience. The incumbent must also have experience with personal computers, and Microsoft Word and Outlook; and must have a valid driver’s license.
Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands: This position requires frequent sitting, standing, and walking; and occasional bending, reaching, climbing, lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, pushing/pulling 20 pounds, crawling, turning valves, and use of a keyboard/computer. The incumbent uses lab and computer equipment, and tools to adjust, align, and calibrate lab equipment. This position requires good color vision and good hearing. This position also requires the ability to weigh/measure, conduct research, analyze data/reports, implement recommendations, direct others, and develop plans, procedures, and goals. The incumbent may be required to work under pressure. For this position, approximately 50 percent of the day is spent working indoors around large industrial operating equipment. The incumbent frequently works in noisy conditions and with chemicals; and occasionally works around dirt/dust, fumes, extreme heat/cold, vibration, poor ventilation, in confined areas, and in areas of electrical risks. This position works occasionally at heights up to 300 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards. The incumbent works with equipment that include a forklift, motor vehicles, small pumps, and laboratory equipment. This position must be respirator qualified and able to operate a motor vehicle.