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.
Reports to the Utility Operations
Major Duties and Responsibilities
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.
Collection, analyses and preservation of water and
wastewater samples for chemical and biological properties.
Prepares chemical agents.
The use and calibration of laboratory equipment flow
meters and chemical feed equipment as required by operating standards.
Maintains operating records, inspection reports, and
Interacts with governing agencies.
Evaluates laboratory results and notifies supervisor
of required changes in process and procedures.
Cleans and maintains all laboratory equipment.
Purchases all lab supplies as needed.
Oversees all lab operations including utility
operators performing lab functions.
Minimum Qualifications, Education
High School Diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
Five (5) years’ experience working in water or
wastewater lab operations with two of those years operating a lab.
Two (2) years supervisory experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New
Mexico Driver’s License.
The following licenses and/or certifications are
required prior to the employment start date:
Wastewater Lab Tech. III, Wastewater Level IV, or
Water Level IV
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or