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Lab Technician B*
Requisition Number: 6654 Location: Iva
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Unit Number - Unit Name: 51510 - RAINEY OPERATIONS
Experience Required: See Position Requirements Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
Recruiting Start Date: Oct 12, 2021 Recruiting End Date: Oct 22, 2021
Job Posting: Internal and External



  • Provides technical support and information to Supervision and Management in the areas of environmental, boiler water chemistry, bulk chemical handling and logistics and auxiliary steam plant operations.  The Lab Technician B is responsible for maintaining analytical instrumentation, analyzing technical data, generating reports, maintaining laboratory supply inventory, and providing additional technical support as needed.


  • Essential Job Tasks:
  • Operates and maintains waste water treatment equipment.  Documents operating data and water discharge quality as prescribed in SCDHEC discharge permits.  Notifies management of any adverse trends or violations and performs corrective measures.
  • Collects and analyzes samples from fresh water, demineralized water, boiler water, waste water and cooling tower water.  Collects samples for internal and external analysis from bearing cooling water, turbine generator dissolved oxygen system, EHC system, turbine oil, waste oil, and fly ash. Documents results and informs management of deviations from expected values.
  • Operates and maintains chemical feed systems for cooling tower equipment.  Documents operating and performance data for cooling tower and condensers. Notifies management of any adverse trends.
  • Operates and maintains boiler feed water system and analysis panels. Maintains proper reagent levels and instrument calibration.
  • Visually inspects all plant site safety showers as per BMP policy.  Operates and maintains confined space monitoring equipment per OSHA guidelines.  Documents and informs management of any potential problems.  Maintains calibration log book and stores in station files.
  • Prepare daily, monthly, and other periodic reports for water quality, gypsum quality, performance data, etc.
  • Inspect waste storage area(s) and ensure accumulated waste is marked per RCRA waste storage area procedure. Package RCRA waste in DOT approved containers.


  • *Will consider Lab Technician A, B or C


  • Lab Technician A


  • High School Diploma/GED with twelve years experience.
  • Associates degree in technical or science related discipline with six years of relevant experience or Bachelor degree in technical or science related discipline with four years experience preferred.
  • Must possess a "B" level Physical/Chemical Wastewater License.
  • Must be able to enter Confined Space.
  • Must be able to use Heavy Equipment and have Anhydrous Ammonia Training..
  •  Must have a working knowledge of  Microsoft Excel and Word.


  • Compensation Information

    $29.30 - $36.60  (min.-mid.)

    Lab Technician B


  • High School Diploma/GED with five years experience.
  • Associates degree in technical or science related discipline with three years of relevant experience or Bachelor degree in technical or science related discipline preferred.
  • Must possess a "D" level Physical/Chemical Wastewater License.
  • Must be able to enter Confined Space.
  • Must be able to use Heavy Equipment and have Anhydrous Ammonia Training..
  •  Must have a working knowledge of  Microsoft Excel and Word.


  • Compensation Information

    $23.75 - $29.65  (min.-mid.)

    Lab Technician C

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Associates degree in technical or science related discipline preferred.
  • Must possess a "Trainee" designation for Physical/Chemical Wastewater License within six months of employment.
  • Must be able to enter Confined Space.
  • Must be able to use Heavy Equipment and have Anhydrous Ammonia Training..
  •  Must have a working knowledge of  Microsoft Excel and Word.


  • Compensation Information

    $19.30 - $24.10 (min.-mid.)

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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