WEC Energy Group Laboratory Technician in United States
Job TitleLaboratory Technician
External Job DutiesThe Laboratory Technician is responsible for the operation and routine maintenance of analytical technologies which can include: Gas Chromatography, Ion Chromatography, Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectroscopy, Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectroscopy, Microscopy, Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy, and X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy. The principle duties of this occupation consist of the analysis of environmental samples (groundwater, wastewater, waste characterizations, transformer oil); the analysis of process samples (boiler water, lubricating oil, transformer oil, coal, ash, fuel oil); microscopic analysis of materials (bulk asbestos, wear metals in oil); the analysis of industrial hygiene samples (paints, air monitoring cassettes, wipes). The analysis process includes the evaluation of associated quality control data and implementation of corrective action when necessary to comply with WDNR NR149 regulatory requirements. The Laboratory Technician also routinely performs the following core laboratory skills: weighing, pipetting, calculating & preparing dilutions, calculating solution concentrations, calculating unit conversions, and calculating final data results.
Education/Experience RequirementsThe applicant must have a two-year Associate Degree in Chemical Technology or equivalent. In lieu of the two-year Associate Degree in Chemical Technology, the applicant must have completed two years of accredited post high school education with a minimum of four full semester courses in the field of chemistry, including a minimum of one full semester course that includes hands-on laboratory work.
Requirement NotesLicenses and Certifications: NONE. Statutory Requirements: NONE.