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Laboratory Analyst

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Laboratory Analyst
David Collazo

Seeking a Laboratory Analyst to join our Mason Farm Wastewater Treatment Plant team. We are looking for a team player with excellent work ethic and adaptability. Ideal candidate should have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and the willingness to work with the team to fulfill the goals of the organization. 


Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Sample collection and laboratory/field analysis of wastewater, reclaimed water, and stormwater; interpret data and prepare reports; and utilizing specialized equipment for analysis. Analytes range from simple procedures such as pH, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen up to complex analysis requiring such as BOD, Ammonia, Total Phosphorus, etc. 

  • Maintain compliance with local, state, and federal regulations including preparing and submitting a variety of regulatory reports, remaining abreast of all current and pending laws and regulations.  


Successful candidates should have: 

  • Associate degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or a related field and two years’ experience in a laboratory setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Valid North Carolina (NC) Driver’s License. 

  • Ability to maintain requirements of a safety sensitive and meet the physical requirements that include exerting up to 50 pounds (bi-annual physical). 


Team members are our most important resource. Pay and Benefits include:  

  • Salary Range is $54,554 - $81,830  

  • Membership in the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System; 5% Employer 457 Deferred Compensation contribution; Retirement Health Savings account  

  • Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Dependent Life, Long-term Disability   

  • Vacation, Sick, Personal, Bereavement and Parental Leave; 12 Paid Holidays   

  • Educational Reimbursement: Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education    

  • Cell Phone Stipend  

  • Ability to transfer unused sick leave from preceding NC Local Government or State agency employer  

  • Much, much more! 


OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Visit to apply for this excellent opportunity. This recruitment will close on June 7, 2024. 

Job Type
Full Time Entry Level, Full Time Experienced
Chapel Hill, North Carolina United States
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