Analytical Assistant
Rand Water
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
1d ago
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Job Advert Summary The overall responsibility of the successful candidates will be to perform the collection of samples (catchment, production, distribution, reticulation, effluent) in the Laboratory Customer Support Services at Vereeniging. Minimum Requirements

  • NQF 4 : Water and Waste water blue drop requirements certificate
  • NQF 5 to 6 : Nat. Dip or B. Tech with Chemistry, Microbiology
  • Code 08 driver’s licence with 2 years driving experience
  • Candidate must be able to work flexible hours. Primary Duties
  • Preparation and perform sampling for different analysis (hydrobiology, microbiology, chemistry) throughout the water cycle.
  • Performing certain fundamental analysis in the laboratory and on-site (for example : chlorine, temperature and DO sample preservation)
  • Performing uploading and downloading of handhelds.
  • Performance and documentation of basic quality control checks of identified analytical tests.
  • Undertaking and documentation of basic maintenance of sampling equipment, sample points and instrumentation.
  • Undertaking of specific cleaning task as required by the GLP and ISO methods.
  • Undertaking and documentation of vehicle maintenance
  • Undertaking long hours of driving
  • The adherence to SHE practices and good housekeeping principles in the area of work
  • Assist with method validation Knowledge
  • Understanding of basic water sampling for raw and distribution procedures
  • Knowledge of good laboratory practice (GLP)
  • Knowledge of ISO17025 : 2017
  • Knowledge of sample integrity Skills
  • Basic Computer literacy.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and plan. Attitude
  • Quality and output driven person who can handle pressure and routine work.
  • Ability to interact with staff and customers.
  • Team worker but can work independently.
  • Conscientious and pays attention to detail.
  • Willingness to work after hours, weekends and public holidays.
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