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Tritium Technician

Department: Earth and Environmental Sciences Effective Date: February 2011
Grade: USG 6 Reports to: EIL Lab Manager

General Accountability

Under the supervision of the EIL Lab Manager, the technician is responsible for the preparation and analysis of water samples for tritium content.

Nature and Scope

The Environmental Isotope Laboratory (EIL) operates on a fee for service basis analyzing samples for the content of various isotopes for both University and external researchers. The EIL charges for these analyses to cover chemicals, equipment and salary costs related to the analyses performed. The incumbent will be an integral part of the team to provide sample analyses results in a timely manner to clients from around the world. Duties assigned will include the set up and operation of laboratory analytical equipment, conduct data analysis and interaction with students, co-workers and clients.

Statistical Data

Analyses                               Enrichment      1500    ($250,000)

                                             Direct              300      ($15,000)

Clients                                  150+

Specific Accountabilities

Working Conditions