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Laboratory Analyst

Collects samples for laboratory analyses and examination. Conducts various laboratory analyses
including Settleability, TSS, MLSS, MLVSS, Settleable Solids, TS, H2S, e. coli, and BOD.

Conducts various field measurements with portable lab equipment. Calculates, interprets, and
maintains laboratory results and creates and maintains reports and spreadsheets. Conducts
microbiological examination and identification. Monitors H2S in collection system.

Assists with the pretreatment and land application programs.

Calibrates equipment and conducts QA/QC requirements.
Informs Plant Manager and WWTP Supervisors of changes in lab data.


Physical: Ability to work in extreme weather conditions. Ability to lift, bend, squat, twist, stoop,
reach, climb and stand. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods. Ability to work with hazardous
chemicals. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to traverse over rough terrain.

Mental: Ability to understand and follow written and oral directions. Ability to effectively
communicate orally and in writing. Ability to understand, apply and utilize chemical and
mathematical equations and calculations. Ability to understand State and Federal regulations
regarding wastewater treatment and its effects. Ability to follow standard methods for laboratory
analytical procedures. Ability to understand methods, practices and equipment in wastewater
treatment and apply to process control. Ability to work efficiently under stressful conditions.

Ability to understand and follow safe procedures.

12/10/2020 Job Bulletin 2/2

Requires an accredited Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology or a related field and one year
related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Missouri Class C Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's License or have the ability to obtain

Salary: $20.57 - $30.86 Hourly

$3,565.91 - $5,348.86 Monthly
$42,790.89 - $64,186.34 Annually