Waste Water Assistant

Location UK / North Down

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £20000 - 25000

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1438865

 Job Description

Waste Water Assistant

Who you are:

You will be someone with an eye for detail, be highly organised & have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, microbiology or a closely related field as defined by the appointing authority and be experienced in the:

  • Operation and care of standard test equipment used in test procedures
  • Laboratory processes and procedures involving water and wastewater testing
  • Northern Ireland Water and Environmental agencies requirements for compliance testing of wastewater, ground water, and solid waste samples
  • Computer applications to water testing and analysis procedures
  • General site maintenance

And Skilled in:

  • Performing standard laboratory tests
  • Communicating effectively and following written and verbal instructions;
  • Using standard laboratory, water and wastewater treatment equipment’s;
  • Performing mathematical and statistical calculations if it is need; using automated information systems for tracking data and report generation

And hold:

  • A safety certificate regarding safe work practices and safe laboratory procedures.


What you will be doing:

 Your job will be varied and typical activities will include:

  • Operating, calibrating and maintaining water post filters equipment and instruments such as Ultraviolet-Visible (UV), analytical balances, Hach meters, pH meters and wastewater equipment’s and pumps
  • Preparing food waste for off-site haulage and helping ensure proper disposal in all Production Department areas
  • Maintaining inventory records on laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and hazardous chemicals and materials
  • Recording all facilities and equipment in accordance to Production Department professional standards
  • Adhering to safety procedures in cleaning, sanitation and chemical plan, ensuring that current Safety procedures are incorporated in the proper way and standard operating procedures
  • Maintaining laboratory records and logbooks on testing and quality control measures as required by regulatory standards
  • Recording test results in spreadsheets and automated information management systems for analyses and records maintenance;
  • Reviewing and recommending revisions to the standardized operating procedures used for analytical testing
  • Training new support staff for technical and production departments
  • Preparing and assisting with Quality Assurance/Quality Control to comply with licensure requirements with Technical and Production Departments
  • Analysing E. coli, faecal coliform and other microbiological organisms
  • Operating an incinerator
  • Assisting with annual audit activities
  • Making recommendations for improvements

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