Company: American Water
Posted on: June 17, 2022
Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is
vital to our culture and the way we do business. Creating an
environment where differences are embraced and where every person
feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is
the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded
water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than
6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and
regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an
estimated 14 million people in 25 states. American Water provides
safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our
customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information,
visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter , Facebook
and LinkedIn .
PLEASE NOTE: In order for American Water to evaluate decisions
about new regulations, reintegration, and safe operating practices,
all employees are required to report their vaccination status.
Using established procedures, responsible for performing moderately
complex chemical and/or microbiological testing for various water
matrices using sophisticated analytical instrumentation.
Perform moderately complex sample analysis using quantitative and\
qualitative methods; process samples within required holding times
and laboratory goals, understand & follow QA/QC protocols to ensure
all data generated meets EPA and accrediting authority standards as
well as customer and laboratory requirements.
Acts as a resource to colleagues with less experience; cross-trains
with colleagues with more experience to develop competence in all
areas of lab.
Identify routine problems and conduct basic troubleshooting and
maintenance of analytical equipment and processes to ensure
continued sample analysis and optimum instrument performance.
Provide secondary review and validation of data produced by other
colleagues with equal or lesser skill; participate in assigned
preparation for and follow-up to external and internal audits.
Provides response and follow-up to laboratory inquiries from
utility subsidiaries, business partners and clients groups within
Evaluate and monitor supplies and other laboratory costs to assist
in maintaining the lab budget.
Fundamental knowledge of standard analytical chemistry
Familiarity with EPA, NELAC and OSHA rules
BA/BS in Chemistry, Biology or related field required.
Relevant laboratory work experience along with bachelor level
coursework may be considered in lieu of completed bachelors level
0-2 years environmental laboratory experience required GC, GC/MS,
HPLC, IC, ICP, ICP/MS, or LC/MS experience preferred
Primarily an indoor laboratory environment. Laboratory work will
require periods of standing while performing bench top work,
working with lab instruments and sitting for computer entry. Some
Some outside work necessary in all weather conditions.
Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Cultivates innovation
Customer obsessed Drives Results Nimble learning
Join American Water... We Keep Life Flowing ---
American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and
applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion,
marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with
a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by
federal, state, and local laws.
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