Demil Tech III (Laboratory Technician) – PCAPP

Job title: Demil Tech III (Laboratory Technician) – PCAPP

Company: Battelle

Job description: Battelle delivers when others can’t. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We are currently seeking a Demil Tech III (Laboratory Technician) – PCAPP. This position is in Pueblo, CO.


The Laboratory Technician acts as a skilled specialist in accordance with applicable policies and non-routine procedures to complete complex tasks in creative and effective ways. The incumbent may communicate directly with client and other technical representatives and provides in-depth reports for manager in a clear and concise manner.


  • Develops, operates and maintains the laboratory’s hazardous waste management program for waste accumulation or

90-day sites and satellite accumulation areas in accordance with local, State and Federal regulations, with minimal supervision, using creativity and initiative to resolve undocumented technical challenges. * Serves as the laboratory’s subject matter expert and demonstrates knowledge of theory behind hazardous waste regulations and standards by correctly administering waste codes and interpreting characterization results as required by the Project.

  • Develops hazardous waste profiles, administers waste codes and labeling for complex lab matrices where considerable judgment is required to support final disposition of waste materials.
  • Performs routine analysis in support of waste characterizations to verify accuracy, applicability, and reasonableness of project work to meet project technical requirements and laboratory data quality objectives.
  • Provides technical input into the development and control of the laboratory waste management scope for improving or implementing new approaches, cost reductions, equipment justifications and schedule parameters to PCAPP management.
  • Performs housekeeping within the assigned laboratories, daily checks, chemical and supply inventories, solution preparation and sample receipt in support of laboratory operations.
  • Trains and mentors less experienced staff members to complete project objectives pertaining to laboratory processes.
  • Effectively prioritizes work assignments and schedules; adapts plans to meet daily challenges.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required with (3) year of chemical laboratory or waste handling experience. An Associate’s degree or higher with 6 months of hazardous waste handling is preferred.
  • Excellent PC skills with database entry and management (e.g. Windows OS, MS Office Suite) required.
  • Self-initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule and organize work.

Additional selection and retention criteria will include the ability to:

  • Must be a US Citizen. The applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements to be placed in a Public Trust Position. In addition, applicant selected will be subject to qualification in accordance with Army Regulation 50-6, for placement in the U.S. Army Chemical personnel Reliability Program (CPRP).
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities. This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts (8-12 hours nominally), including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Drug-free workplace; urine testing for drugs are mandatory.
  • This position involves work near or with toxic and hazardous materials and requires ability to wear protective clothing/mask. Must be clean-shaven; must wear seat belts when driving or riding in vehicles on post.
  • Must achieve and maintain certification in required subject areas.


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle’s Legal Department.


Pay rate: $26 – $29 an hour
This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

As a condition of employment, Battelle will inquire about COVID vaccination status, and in the event that vaccinations are mandated at a work location (including client site and Battelle sites) we expect all candidates to comply with these required safety protocols.

Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact .

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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Expected salary: $26 – 29 per hour

Location: Pueblo, CO

Job date: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 06:44:16 GMT

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