Laboratory Technician

Organisation
Guyana Power & Light
Reference
VAC-49081
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Scientific
Location
Georgetown
Salary & Benefits
Date Posted
29/03/2024
Expiry Date
18/04/2024
Under the general direction of the Assistant Chemist, the incumbent will be responsible to conduct sampling of water, lubricants, transformer oil and fuels; perform oil and water analyses, and carry out inspections and chemical services.

 

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Performs the following duties according to the documented procedures of the Laboratory: –
  • Laboratory analysis and sampling
  • Samples and analyses water, fuels, lubricants, and transformer oils to be used within the Company.
  • Makes up chemical reagents and ensure no expired reagents are utilized in the Lab’s operation
  • Conducts calibration and verification checks on all Laboratory equipment.
  • Washes and cleans sample bottles and other glassware used during laboratory operation

 

Other related duties

  • Samples and analyses fuel from storages facilities (fuel boats, road tankers, fuel terminals and fuel tanks)
  • Inspects road tankers/vessels used to transport fuel within the company.
  • Assist in maintaining and improving the safety culture of the Laboratory operation
  • Identify areas of nonconformity within the Laboratory operation
  • Assists in the monitoring of housekeeping for Laboratories
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.

 

COMPETENCY PROFILE:

  • Must be self-motivation, adaptable and a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of ISO and Safety policies
  • A good working knowledge of operational power plant chemistry and water treatment plant.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Five (5) subjects C.C.C/G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels including Chemistry, English Language and Mathematics (Grades 1- III) or its equivalent with two (2) years’ relevant experience.

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