Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Drive to various sites throughout the city including schools, wastewater plants and area water ways to train staff in sample collection protocol
Develop and conduct technical training for division staff and other laboratory customer
Review and approve work of other analysts.
Research, develop, implement, and maintain QA/QC and standard operating procedures.
Prepare and analyze water, wastewater or environmental samples.
Evaluate samples to determine appropriate methodology for analysis.
Maintain Chain of Custody process.
Follow strict analytical and documentation protocols.
Evaluate, verify, interpret, and prepare detailed reports, verbally and in writing. Notify appropriate staff of non-compliant or out of spec results.
Perform trend analyses and notify appropriate staff in the case of unusual changes.
Operate, maintain, calibrate and troubleshoot analytical/miscellaneous instrumentation. Research and develop specifications for technical instrumentation.
Perform proficiency tests and other quality assurance procedures.
Coordinate and ensure the performance of proficiency testing and QA procedures by staff.
Prepare reagents and/or media.
Assist in evaluating bid proposals.
Conduct Corrective Action investigations for PT and QA/QC failures/lapses.
Develop and implement new analytical methods.
Assist in development and participate in engineering studies and/or research projects.
May be required to testify regarding analyses performed.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
Provides leadership on work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Function as technical lead and/or coordinator of activities to meet project guidelines.