Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician is $17.30
What Do Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Technicians Do?
Water treatment plant laboratory technicians handle certain daily operations within a specific part of the plant and may work on anaerobic digesters and pumps, as well as monitor samples. A great deal of preventive maintenance is necessary in this position, and these technicians work primarily in teams and groups with other technicians.
Good mobility and stamina are important in this position, and these technicians may work near loud motorized equipment or dangerous chemicals. They must also …Read more
- Collect water samples from various water and wastewater sites.
- Maintain, adjust, and clean laboratory equipment.
- Analyze sample testing data and submit findings to applicable health and water quality departments.
- Administer biological, chemical, physical, and bacteriological tests on samples.