Laboratory Technician II
|Approved LOCAL 39:||CS|
Under the direction of the Laboratory Director, performs a variety of chemical, physical, and biological analyses on water, wastewater and soil, as required for State Water Quality compliance, Public Health, and Plant operation; uses a variety of automated instrumentation; makes appropriate calculations and enters data onto Lab forms; prepares standard solutions; performs field sampling for the potable water system and in Alpine County.
Job Physical Requirements Analysis
|Job Specific Body Movements||Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
1/3 – 2/3 of time
More than 2/3 of time
|Sitting||10% of day|
|Standing||70% of day|
|Walking||12% of day|
|Driving||8% of day|
|Hearing||100% of day|
|Speaking||50% of day|
|Lifting 1-20 lbs||X|
|Lifting 20-50 lbs||X|
|Lifting 50+ lbs||X|
|Working/reaching above shoulder||X|
|Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level||X|
|Working with body bent over at waist||X|
|Working in kneeling position||X|
Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:
|Glassware||8 feet, 6 inches|
|Reference Books||6 feet|
|Chemicals/Supplies||7 feet, 6 inches|
|Work bench||3 feet|
- Chemicals and supplies
- Reference books.
- Lab instrumentation
- Sampling in all types of weather, including snow, ice, mud and rain. Also uses snowshoes.
- Exposure to, with safety equipment, poisons, toxic fumes, noxious odors, hazardous wastes, acids, caustics, carcinogens, oxidizers, and flammables.
- Office work; calculators, computer video screens and keyboards.
- Driving in snow, rain, mud, and ice.
- Climbing and descending stairs and ladders less than or equal to 40 feet.
- Sampling from a small boat.
- Digging, shoveling and boring soils, ice, and snow.
- Compresses gases.
- Steam pressure vessels.
- Broken glassware.
- Pathogenic bacteria, protozoa and viruses.
- Climb tanks.
- Pulls sled in snow, loaded with equipment.
- GPS Units.