Company: Pueblo of Sandia
Date Posted: April 1, 2019
Job Description:

Position Summary

Under the supervision of Utility
Operations Supervisor, the Utility Lab Level III is responsible for the
scheduling of Operations and Maintenance activities at the Pueblo Public
Works Utility Section. The Lab Level III will be responsible for lab data entry
for operations and maintenance of the Pueblo’s water and wastewater
testing.  Lab Level III will prepare all County, State and EPA reports
and interact with governing agencies.

Supervision Exercised

Reports to the Utility Operations

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates, plans, and directs the lab operation of
    the system to ensure efficient compliance with the Clean Water Act (UIC
    Permit), Safe Drinking Water Act, and all applicable federal, state and
    local regulatory requirements.
  2. Collection, analyses and preservation of water and
    wastewater samples for chemical and biological properties.
  3. Prepares chemical agents.
  4. The use and calibration of laboratory equipment flow
    meters and chemical feed equipment as required by operating standards.
  5. Maintains operating records, inspection reports, and
    EPA QA/QC.
  6. Interacts with governing agencies.
  7. Evaluates laboratory results and notifies supervisor
    of required changes in process and procedures.
  8. Cleans and maintains all laboratory equipment.
  9. Purchases all lab supplies as needed.
  10. Oversees all lab operations including utility
    operators performing lab functions.

Minimum Qualifications, Education
and Experience


  1. High School Diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
  2. Five (5) years’ experience working in water or
    wastewater lab operations with two of those years operating a lab.
  3. Two (2) years supervisory experience.
  4. Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New
    Mexico Driver’s License.
  5. The following licenses and/or certifications are
    required prior to the employment start date:
    1. Wastewater Lab Tech. III, Wastewater Level IV, or
      Water Level IV


  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or
    university in:
  2. Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Environmental science
  5. Bacteriology