Friday , December 1 2023

Cal Water Careers – Lab Services Manager

Website California Water Service Company

Job Description:

The Manager of Laboratory Services manages the Company’s state certified Water Quality Laboratory, this includes managing and directing day-to-day on-site laboratory operations of microbiology, inorganic and organic chemistry sections, Quality Assurance program, and a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). This position works closely with management and field operational staff overseeing drinking water compliance of systems throughout the state of California. Additional responsibilities include training, coordinating and assisting with regulatory compliance sampling programs; providing ongoing technical support and assistance as needed to staff overseeing treatment and distribution systems. This position is located at our Customer Support Services Office in San Jose, California.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), including recommending upgrades to the existing system, creating reports, providing user training, and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Prepares special reports and hosts presentations for senior and operations management
  • Participates in and supports the Company’s Continuous Improvement program and projects
  • Directs laboratory quality control and quality assurance practices to ensure compliance with the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) requirements
  • Implements and monitors Company-wide sample-monitoring schedule to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulatory requirements
  • Manages the logistics of sample transport for the Company
  • Reviews, approves, and directs the submittal of the Company’s 70-plus water systems’ monthly regulatory compliance reports to state, federal, and other regulatory agencies
  • Manages and coordinates analytical instrument maintenance contracts and procurement of other laboratory

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • California Laboratory Analyst Certification Grade II
  • Two years of increasingly responsible experience in a management role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, or related field and/or equivalent relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and motivate employees
  • Five years of experience working in an analytical laboratory with a primary focus in water quality
  • Ability to effectively communicate; both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and management
  • Valid California Driver License

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Jose, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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