Scientific Officer (Waste Water Chemistry)
Diamond Recruitment Group
Derry GB
21d ago

We require a Scientific Officer specialising in Waste Water required in Derry / Londonderry

The Laboratory is responsible for the collection and analysis of water, wastewater, trade effluent, sludge and soils. The work covers a wide range of determinants and includes trace metals, organics, general pollution indicators nutrients and microbiology.

Both NI Water laboratories hold accreditation to ISO 17025 standard. The post holder will be responsible for carrying out microbiological analysis.

Responsbilities will include to :

  • Liaise with the Wastewater Laboratory Manager to forecast the use of resources.
  • Identify resource requirements, and make recommendations to the Waste Water Laboratory Manager.
  • Recommend levels of maintenance for equipment used, ensures effective housekeeping of work area and equipment.
  • Deal with internal and external customers and address their concerns or enquiries. Build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to enhance confidence in the data produced by the Northern Ireland Water.

  • Carry out analaysis within the agreed turanround tme to ensure regulatory compliance is met.
  • Carry out analysis to the required quality standards to ensure ISO 17025 requirements are met.
  • Ensure all results are recorded and transcribed accurately onto LIMS.
  • Maintain laboratory quality management system and associated documentation
  • The Person :

    Those applying for the position must meet the following criteria :

    A third level qualification in Chemistry or relevant discipline.

    At least 12 months practical experience working in an ISO17025 accredited laboratory gained outside an undergraduate environment.

    Knowledge and understanding of analytical techniques in Chemistry.

    Knowledge and understanding of ISO 17025.

    Experience of Health and Safety requirements relevant to laboratories.

    Experience using Microsoft applications.

    Diamond Recruitment Group reserve the right to enhance the desirable criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.

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