Determines sources and methods of controlling pollutants by conducting tests and field investigations.
Address environmental issues by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; provide information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommend options and courses of action; implement directives.
Gather environmental data by applying agriculture, chemistry, meteorology, and engineering principles.
Determine characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances by conducting chemical, physical, laboratory, and field tests, using ph meter, chemicals, autoclaves, centrifuge spectrophotometer, microscope, analytical instrumentation, and chemical laboratory equipment.
Evaluate atmospheric pollutants by collecting and analyzing samples of gases from smokestacks; gather other air samples and meteorological data.
Assess water pollutants by collecting and analyzing water samples from streams and lakes, raw, semiprocessed or processed water, and industrial waste water.
Determine chemical composition and nature of land pollutants by collecting and analyzing soil, silt, and mud.
Maintain environmental data base by developing information requirements; design an information system.
Prepare summaries and charts by gathering and testing samples; analyze and summarize findings and trends.
Maintain gas and fluid flow systems, chemical reaction systems, mechanical equipment, and other test instrumentation by installing, operating and completing preventive maintenance requirements.
Follow manufacturer's instructions; troubleshoot malfunctions; maintain equipment inventories; evaluate new equipment and techniques.
Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Complete research by conducting bacteriological and other tests.
Maintain the stability and reputation of the organization by complying with legal and waste management requirements.
Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; review professional publications; establish personal networks; participate in professional societies.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Clinical Lab Testing
Attention to Detail
Reporting Research Results
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