Utility Compliance Technician
Company: Martin County
Posted on: June 7, 2021
Martin County Utilities & Solid Waste
Job Title: Utility Compliance Technician (Contract)
Location: 3100 NW Hillman Drive, Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Work Schedule: Monday Friday 8:00am 4:30pm
Rate of Pay: $18.00 per hour
This position is contract staffed through reSOURCE Government
Services working at Martin County BOCC. This is not a direct hire
position with Martin County BOCC.
Responsible scientific, technical position performing the functions
of the Utilitys environmental laboratory. The nature of the
laboratorys work includes the sampling and analysis of potable,
sewage, reclaimed, industrial and environmental waters.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Note: The listed duties are not intended to describe each and
every function which may be performed.)
Prepares for, and performs field sample collection using approved
techniques, equipment and containers. Assures that all samples are
accurately identified and that Chain of Custody documents are
properly prepared. Expedites delivery of samples to
Calibrates, performs preventive maintenance and repairs to field
instruments and other sampling equipment. Programs, configures,
maintains and performs minor repairs to automatic refrigerated
Maintains complete and accurate documents including calibration
records, field sheets, chains of custody and sample receipt
Successfully completes initial/continuing Demonstrations of
Capability of proficiency in analyses performed by the
Conducts physical, chemical, and bacteriological analyses in
accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and the
laboratory Quality Manual; documents results and test conditions;
and performs supporting functions.
Compiles data and prepares reports for clients and regulatory
agencies. Enters data into various databases and spreadsheets.
Maintains files of laboratory reports and related documents.
Responds to inquiries and complaints from water utility customers
and general public.
Performs work related to this job description as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
(Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified represent
those needed to perform the duties of this position. Additional
knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.)
Knowledge of basic principles, practices and techniques of
chemistry, biology and microbiology.
Knowledge of sampling, in situ measurements and laboratory
analytical procedures and techniques.
Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations relating to
water quality monitoring.
Knowledge of the use and calibration of basic laboratory
instruments; pH , turbidity , conductivity, dissolved oxygen (D.O.)
meters and analytical balance.
Knowledge of the methods of treatment and testing of water and
Skill in utilizing computers and standard software packages.
Ability to learn laboratory techniques and follow scientific
methods and procedures.
Ability to consistently be attentive to detail and to work with
Ability to calculate analytical results, and prepare and maintain
accurate records and reports.
Ability to communicate cordially and effectively, verbally and in
writing, with co-workers, members of the public and regulatory
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent and two years of experience as a
certified Water or Wastewater Plant Operator, or a utilities or
environmental Laboratory Technician.
Additional qualifying education and/or experience which provide the
necessary knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted one
for the other on a year for year basis.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a valid Florida Drivers License
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
Ability to sit for long periods of time
Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard,
calculator, telephone, copier, and other related office equipment
Ability to move, transport equipment or objects weighing up to
fifty (50) pounds.
Involves prolonged standing, repetitive bending and reaching.
Work is performed outdoors, requiring considerable travel to
sampling sites, and indoors in a laboratory environment.
Involves frequent interaction with people.
Ability to work in an environment with acids, bases and other
laboratory chemicals, and microbiologically active samples.
Ability to work offsite in the field, requiring potential exposure
to heat, humidity and other adverse environmental conditions.
Keywords: Martin County, Palm Beach , Utility Compliance Technician, Other , Stuart, Florida
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