Lab Technician, Local 57 -Kemmerer, WY-#112105

Date: May 13, 2024

Location: KEMMERER, WY, US, 83101

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. 


Position Overview:

  • 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.
  • Inspect and maintain plant fire extinguishers.


Applicant must have the following academic requirements.  PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR 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.  Candidates selected for an interview will be asked for a copy of their transcripts.  If you are able to attach transcripts with your application, that would be helpful.

 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: 112105
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: KEMMERER    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Rotating
Personnel Subarea: Non-exempt
Hiring Range: 38.06 

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit:



Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.



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