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Technician Laboratory Senior

Salt River Project

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Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: November 27, 2022
Reference Code: 962899400

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

SRP is currently seeking a Laboratory Technician to fill a position in its Environmental Laboratory & Field Services department. Individuals with experience in the analysis of environmental inorganic contaminants in an Arizona Department of Health Services-licensed laboratory are strongly encouraged to apply. SRP's laboratory provides analytical services to internal customers to support environmental regulatory compliance and enables SRP to realize its goals and objectives for providing low cost/high value water and energy services.

Job Responsibilities

• Performs sample preparation and inorganic chemistry/microbiology analyses at SRP's environmental laboratory in accordance with established analytical procedures, regulatory requirements, and customer specifications (e.g., metals digestions and extractions, pH, alkalinity, conductivity, gravimetric methods, mercury analysis, total coliform/E.coli, heterotrophic plate count, etc.)

• Produces data that consistently meets the data quality objectives and turnaround time required by SRP customers

• Performs analysis of environmental samples using laboratory instrumentation under the supervision of a chemist. Laboratory instrumentation may include: auto-titrator, mercury analyzer, flash point tester, pH/conductivity meters, and other equipment.

• Possesses experience working with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), including data entry and review

• Performs proficiency testing and validation studies as necessary

• Performs instrument maintenance and trouble-shootingactivities as needed

• Works independently, safely, and efficiently in the performance of job duties

• Maintains effective working relationships with other employees, customers, and the public

• Possesses the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and to accurately and legibly complete applicable paperwork.

• Performs other duties and analyses as assigned.

Education

College level coursework (100+) from an accredited institution will be evaluated on an individual basis according to the skill/level to determine if applicable to the position by management.

Experience

At job entry, placement will be determined by a review of college transcripts and related work experience. A minimum of 6 years of related experience is required for the senior level. Once placed into the job family, an employee may become eligible for promotion by demonstrating the ability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by their management and meeting experience requirements.

Additional Information

Preferred candidates will have experience performing gravimetric analyses (total dissolved solids, total suspended solids), auto-titration/wet chemistry methods (e.g., SM 2320B, SM 2510B, and SM 4500H+B), mercury analysis (EPA 245.1, 7471B), flash point, microbiological analyses (total coliforms and heterotrophic plate count), metals digestions and toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) extractions and digestions.

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 15089

Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.

Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.

Why Work at SRP

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

About this Employer

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.