Environmental Laboratory Technician

Employer
Georgia Power Company
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 12, 2021
Closes
May 27, 2021
Ref
2178058879
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Environmental Laboratory Technician

Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Georgia Power Environmental Laboratory provides analytical services for facilities owned or operated by Southern Company and its subsidiaries. This position will perform chemistry analyses related to REMP, NPDES, remediation, closed cooling water, and groundwater monitoring for customers including Generation, Southern Nuclear, and Southern Company Services (SCS). This position may also provide analytical support in radiochemistry, fuel, and/or dosimetry. These analyses are provided to help the company meet or exceed environmental compliance with state and federal regulations. The GPEL has accredited programs through the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) and the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP).

The Georgia Power Environmental Laboratory provides analytical services for facilities owned or operated by Southern Company and its subsidiaries. This position will perform chemistry analyses related to REMP, NPDES, remediation, closed cooling water, and groundwater monitoring for customers including Generation, Southern Nuclear, and Southern Company Services (SCS). This position may also provide analytical support in radiochemistry, fuel, and/or dosimetry. These analyses are provided to help the company meet or exceed environmental compliance with state and federal regulations. The GPEL has accredited programs through the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) and the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP).

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education
  • Some college preferred (Science based studies preferred)

Experience / Knowledge & Skills
  • Experience in a National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC) or highly regulated laboratory environment strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the Sample Receiving department of a high-volume laboratory.
  • Wet chemistry experience preferred (pH, ammonia, alkalinity, turbidity, etc…)
  • Handling and preparing environmental samples for analysis according to EPA, ASTM, or other protocols.
  • Must have excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills. Ability to interface with a variety of internal/external work groups and plant personnel.
  • Must have computer proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, etc…), instrument and data management software.
  • Understanding of OSHA laboratory safety requirements under 40 CFR 1910.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work safely, identify and implement corrective actions for unsafe working conditions.
  • Receive and log-in samples to our Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for analysis.
  • Prepare inorganic and organic samples for analysis using a variety of laboratory instrumentation and analytical methodology. (EPA and ASTM).
  • Order and maintain the appropriate number of sample bottles and/or containers for environmental samples.
  • Perform routine laboratory housekeeping and assist Laboratory Analysts on an as needed basis.

BEHAVIORAL ATTRIBUTES

Our Values; commitment to safety excellence; customer focus; ability to produce high quality work in an efficient manner; ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines; demonstrate initiative and flexibility; build positive relationships; value diverse and inclusive work practices; be a team player; demonstrate personal responsibility; enthusiastic; positive attitude; willingness to learn.

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook ( Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower ), Twitter ( Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower ) and Instagram ( Instagram.com/ga_power ).

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job Field: Environmental & Forestry

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Environmental Lab - 2480 Maner Rd SE (2480ATLANTA)

Atlanta, 30339

Req ID: GPC2007804

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