The Bergaila Companies

Lab Analyst - 20175

Posted Date 2 days ago(1/26/2023 9:56 AM)
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We are seeking a Lab Analyst for assignment in Vancouver, Washington. The selected candidate will perform chemical analysis of potable water, wastewater influent and effluent, sludge, industrial wastes and other materials on an assigned shift.


Hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 8:00am - 4:30pm


** This position is in Vancouver, Washington **
** This position may require holiday work **

** This position requires candidates to stand for 6+ hours a day **


- Analyzing wastewater samples for Total Suspended Solids, Fecal Coliform, Ammonia, pH, Biochemical Oxygen Demand and a variety of other tests

- Analyzing solid samples for %TS and %VS

- Collecting air samples for analysis

- Using microscope to properly identify bacteria in wastewater samples

- Maintaining laboratory equipment including incubators, autoclaves, dissolved oxygen probes, pH probes, analytical balances, etc.

- Collecting wastewater treatment samples

- Proper sample handling, including chain of custody procedures

- Creating accurate sample fractions from parent samples

- Receiving and logging chemicals and other supplies

- Proper laboratory documentation

- Creating, updating and maintaining standard operating procedures

- Cross training as needed to provide support with industrial sampling

- Following laboratory and field work safety protocol and using necessary PPE at all times

- Proper disposal of environmental samples

- Accurate data entry in LIMS

- Data validation

- Serve as backup for industrial pretreatment sampling program


- High School Diploma or GED

- A valid Drivers License

- Experience analyzing environmental samples is highly preferred


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