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Lab Technician (CES - Indianapolis, IN)
Job ID 7154           
Indianapolis, IN
Full-Time Regular
Bachelors Degree
Minimum 3 Years

About Covanta Environmental Solutions: Covanta Environmental Solutions offers comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today's most complex environmental challenges. With a nationwide network of treatment, recycling and energy-from-waste facilities, Covanta Environmental Solutions enables customers to mitigate risk and reach their sustainability goals. For more information, visit .

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit .

Information on our facilities is available at . For career opportunities, visit . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Description

The Lab Technician is integral to the proper treatment of industrial waste waters. This person will be responsible for performing on-site laboratory and testing procedures. They will determine acceptable waste-streams and work closely with operations to ensure proper processing. We value this position as part of our Environmental Team that is accountable for high quality standards and safe working conditions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Calibrate all laboratory equipment each morning.
  • Analyze and record all incoming samples and record results, hard copy and in computer system.
  • Analyze and complete bench study on treatability for each incoming load, to include new samples.
  • Analyze all treated batch samples comparing the results to our permit discharge limits.
  • Maintain all lab equipment: GC, ICP, FOG and Flash testing
  • Keep the laboratory clean and orderly.
  • Assist with laboratory projects that result in improved cost, quality, efficiency, or other general process improvements.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in closely related science field required.
  • Experience working with waste water, used oil, non-hazardous and hazardous waste.
  • Knowledge about DOT hazardous materials regulations and OSHA Hazcom requirements.
  • Familiar with PCB and chlorinated solvent testing.
  • 3 years like industry experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Walking and/or standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time.

Covanta Environmental Solutions offers competitive wages based on experience, comprehensive medical plans, 401 K, paid time off, and an employee focused work environment.


Covanta Environmental Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and recruitment services provider and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or candidate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.

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