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Chemical Water Technician

PIC Group, Inc.

Location: Milford , CT US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 17, 2022
Reference Code: 7757
At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence. We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: Chemical Water Technician

Position Type: Contract

Location: Milford, CT

Reports to: Production Manager

Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

The Chemical Water Technician is responsible for skilled technical work in sample collection, analysis, treatment of power plant water, and process water systems. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Chemical Water Technician will prepare reports, sketches, logs, and other up-to-date records of work performed. Additionally, the Chemical Water Technician will inform concerned parties regarding test results within the required time frame while advising on need for major repairs or outside technical assistance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs chemical laboratory analyses and procedures to determine properties or concentrations of various materials, trace metals, water quality and related testing.
  • Performs routine chemical laboratory procedures such as sample preparation, apparatus cleaning and inventory monitoring and control, including reordering and maintaining adequate stock levels of consumable items.
  • Calibrates, adjusts, and otherwise modifies performance characteristics of laboratory equipment to obtain satisfactory operation, including compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Conducts tests and investigations in connection with operational concerns/issues of a technical nature, such as water quality and corrosion.
  • Reads, records, and interprets standard chemistry test descriptions, instruction manuals, drawings, and apparatus diagrams.
  • Prepares reports, sketches, logs, and other up-to-date records of work performed.
  • Informs concerned parties regarding test results within the required time frame; advises on need for major repairs or outside technical assistance.
  • Performs demineralization train regenerations as necessary.
  • Calculation of chemical or material quantities, based upon instrument readings or other measurement of other quantities, such as weight, volume, temperature, and time.
  • Operates a wide variety of chemical and electronic instruments such as moisture, pH, and other chemical laboratory apparatus.
  • Maintains instruments, apparatus, and other test equipment in good working order.
  • Performs preventive maintenance, cleans, lubricates, and adjusts electromechanical equipment such as automatic sampling devices, robotic preparation systems.
  • Enters test data and other records into computer data files as required.
  • Prepares chemical solutions or mixtures for use in analyses or procedures to be performed.
  • Provides technical direction to and/or inspects and verifies the work of operating and maintenance personnel, or outside contractors, engages in chemistry laboratory activities.
  • Trains technicians of lower classifications.
  • Performs all environmental sampling as specified by designated environmental program coordinator as required for regulatory permit compliance.
  • Performs inspections as specified by designated environmental program coordinator for regulatory permit compliance.
  • Attends regulatory compliance and specific technical training as required to maintain skills to meet emerging permit work practices.
  • Performs routine start-up, shutdown and operation of our wastewater treatment facility.
  • Performs daily walk-downs, rounds and inspections on areas of responsibility.
  • Train and qualify in second skill Multi-Skilled Operator MSO.
  • Supports Plant Operations as directed to ensure proper staffing and plant availability.
  • The ability to work overtime as directed.

Job Requirements:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Extensive experience in the use of personal computers and numerous software applications such as Excel, Word, MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, etc.
  • Ability to productively work independently and as an overall integral team member.
  • Must have strong communication both written and verbal skills and the ability to effectively organize and facilitate process teams to implement facility improvements.
  • Ability to handle quick changing situations under stress and to work extended hours on short notice if/when required.
  • Occasionally will need to work nights and weekends to support transient plant conditions (start-ups and shutdowns)

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders

Education / Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED Equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of related work experience.

PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.
About this Employer‍

PIC Group, Inc., established in 1988 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry. PIC Group’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including installation, outage, commissioning and start-up, operations and maintenance, documentation and training, and project support. As of March 2008, PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.