Water Purification Laboratory Technician

Job Locations IQ-Iraq
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/7/2020 10:20 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking a Water Purification Laboratory Technician for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq.


  • Under general supervision collect samples from various locations in a valid manner consistent with good laboratory practice
  • Test, and analyze potable water / non-potable water and other related samples to determine physical, chemical, biological and bacteriological content in support of efficient operation of water treatment operations
  • Prepare reagents, chemicals, bacteriological analysis, and standard test solutions; perform mathematical calculations and statistical analyses for test results
  • Perform a variety of physical, chemical, biological, and bacteriological qualitative and quantitative tests of water samples necessary to ensure that plant processes meet established water treatment standards
  • Maintain records of tests conducted and their results within quality control and quality assurance parameters; notify supervisors of violations or problems indicated from data; and prepare reports for management as necessary, as directed, and on a regular basis
  • Clean and maintain laboratory equipment, fixtures, and samplers; perform routine maintenance on laboratory equipment, including the calibration, maintenance, and service of laboratory and process control instrumentation; maintain laboratory in a clean and orderly manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Three (3) years of civilian/industrial water or military water purification water laboratory operations
  • At least one (1) year at a civilian/industrial water purification plant or military water purification operations with the direct responsibility of water quality analysis and water quality instrument calibration
  • Identify potential problems or areas for improvement and provides solutions
  • Experience working in an Operations Center in Iraq
  • Must possess knowledge and understanding of water treatment techniques and support equipment utilized in the water treatment process
  • Assist water treatment operators performing maintenance, repairs, and treatment operations will be required
  • Must possess basic computer skills and communicate effectively as interfacing with other support departments will be required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

Working Conditions

  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times 
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions 
  • Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary
  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.



The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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