Lab Technician - Local 57 (Hunter Plant) - Req# 110688

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: CASTLE DALE, UT, US, 84513

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 


A lab technician collects and analyzes various water samples, prescribes chemical additions to various systems based on analysis and guidelines established by the plant chemist.  Prepares and performs required analysis and calculations on coal samples.  Operates, calibrates and performs routine maintenance on chemical analysis instrumentation.  Prepares chemical mixtures used for test applications; performs non-water analysis on equipment in and out of service as required; prepares and maintains necessary reports; and performs other tasks assigned. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.  


Applicant must have the following academic requirements and be able to provide school transcripts. 

  • A "C" grade or better in each of the listed courses is required to satisfy the academic requirements. 
  • Prior experience in utility plant maintenance and instrumentation is helpful.

Must have completed required courses (Examples are from University of Utah)

  • Chemistry 1210:  General Chemistry   - 4 semester hours
  • Chemistry 1230:  General Chemistry 1 Lab -  1 semester hour
  • Chemistry 1220:  General Chemistry 2 - 4 semester hours
  • Chemistry  1240: General Chemistry 2 Lab - 1 semester hour
  • Mathematics 1050: College Algebra - 4 semester hours

These courses will be the standard against which courses taken at other colleges will be measured.  If courses taken at other colleges are accepted by the committee as transfer credit for these listed classes, then those courses taken at other colleges satisfy these educational requirements.  

 Physical Demands:   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 essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.


Additional Information

Req Id: 110688
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: CASTLE DALE    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: 10-hr & 12-hr Rotating
Personnel Subarea: Non-exempt
Hiring Range: 35.71 
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening


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