Technical Laboratory Analyst

CWM Environmental in Kittanning, PA is currently seeking applicants for a full-time Technical Laboratory Analyst. As a full time employee, you will be eligible for medical benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, 401k and other various benefits. As a Technical Laboratory Analyst you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Duties may include the following (depending on laboratory needs and applicant’s training/skills): microbiological analyses of drinking and waste water; wet chemistry (pH, Alkalinity, Acidity, Specific Conductance, TSS, TDS, Turbidity, etc); and/or instrumental analyses for TOC, Ion Chromatography, ICP, BOD, Spectrophotometry.
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of and compliance with approved test procedures, NELAP quality-control policies, safety procedures, records management, and ethical and legal responsibilities.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of drinking water and wastewater analytical requirements, sample handling, and sample storage and hold times.
  • Perform initial review of all the test data that is generated and promptly inform the supervisor of any unusual trend in the analytical results.
  • Maintain accountability and personal responsibility for the data generated.
  • Perform sample collection and other fieldwork as required.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Position & Skill Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Excel: skills such as creating spreadsheets and using functions, filters and graphs to analyze data.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Word: skills such as creating, editing and formatting documents and preparing reports and tables.
  • Experience with LIMS (data entry and managing data); a custom LIMS system is used at CWM Environmental, so training will be provided.

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

• Lift and move a minimum of 50 pounds without assistance.
• Climb a ladder to a height of at least 20 feet.
• Walk, kneel, bend, stoop, stand and climb stairs.
• Stand for long periods.
• Wear appropriate safety equipment.
• Utilize fine motor coordination, clear speech, and good visual acuity.
• Travel by car.
• Work at heights and in inclement weather.
• Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
• Collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information
• Understand and respond to a diverse population.

Work Environment:
A large percentage of work time is spent working outdoors where temperatures are cool/warm.

Level of Authority:
Ability to successfully execute assigned day-to-day duties.

As a full time employee, you will be eligible to participate in our Medical, Dental, Vision and other various insurance policies. You will also be provided with Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401k, Long Term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply via our employment request form.