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Lab EDMS Analyst

HRSD Hampton Roads Sanitation Dist.

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
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Job Details

Required to carry a phone and respond to users after hours, weekends and/or holidays.

The Lab EDMS Analyst is responsible for:

a. Serving as the primary back-up for  the Lab EDMS Administrator as well as a  liaison to the IT Department  
b. Ensuring EDMS systems support critical data management and regulatory reporting functions of the Water Quality Department and Operations - Treatment Department are properly interfaced with other HRSD, DEQ, EPA and vendor information management systems and software; assists in maintaining Virginia Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (VELAP) compliance for data management systems and ensures all work is performed in alignment with HRSD information technology long-term strategies
c. Maintaining LIMS system security 
d. Ensuring accurate transfer of data from and within EDMS systems for generation of reports such as Plant Operational Reports and Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs); assembles management reports from EDMS systems; ensures electronic data files meet user specifications and can be imported into other data information management systems or application software 


1. Required 
High School Diploma and 20 approved college credit hours in Information Systems Technology or related discipline or a combination of education, experience, and/or certification(s) that provides the necessary technical competencies to perform in this position

2. Desired
Associates Degree in Information Systems Technology or related discipline 

1. Required 
a. Four years of relevant systems administration experience or related information technology experience with a working knowledge of automated data management and reporting in the water field as well as Desktop Support and Treatment Plant and/or lab processes

b. Proficient with Excel

2. Desired
a) Wastewater Treatment Plant or Laboratory Background
b) Functional knowledge of .NET programming
c) Experience with Crystal Reports
d) Advanced Excel
e) Familiarity with Integration Manager

Training Levels
Personnel in this category are fully qualified at Grade 6 with 20 approved college credit hours and 4 years relevant experience. While a fully qualified selection is desired, the following training levels are established for personnel who are not fully qualified:

Grade 6a - 3 years relevant experience
Grade 6b - 2 years relevant experience
Grade 6c - 1 year relevant experience
An advanced degree in an appropriate discipline will be evaluated for additional experience and further advancement in training levels.

Job-specific Technical Competencies 
a) Broad functional knowledge of LIMS, PIMS, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Enterprise Data Systems (EDS) and related computer and peripheral hardware and software
b) Ability to administer and configure information management systems (LIMS, EDS) and device interfaces
c) Knowledge of relational databases and operating system software
d) Knowledge of programming concepts
e) Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite, including Advanced Excel
f) Working knowledge of Crystal Reports
g) Ability to use a variety of profession-specific programs software such as Integration Manager and Thermo Sample Manager at an intermediate level of proficiency; ability to implement new software and data management systems   related to lab operations
h) Working knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to wastewater treatment, field and analytical procedures, regulatory reporting, and laboratory accreditation
i) Working knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes, terminology and data interpretation
j) Understanding of chemistry and associated abbreviations
k) Research solutions, employ critical thinking, and use judgment in troubleshooting and developing new practices and workflows
l) General understanding of budget and bookkeeping processes and billing, invoicing and procurement procedures
m) Ability to multitask w/strong attention to detail; manage/coordinate multiple projects and assignments; prioritize and assign work; and establish deadlines for delivery of results
n) Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
o) Knowledge of various sampling and analytical methods, chain of custody and data management procedures and issues
p) Proficiency in query techniques for database reporting

Special Licenses 
1. Required 
a) Valid driver’s license from state of residence

HRSD is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. HRSD does not discriminate against individuals in employment on the basis of race, sex, including sexual orientation, pregnancy, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, engaging in protected activity or any additional protected characteristics recognized by federal, state and local law.

HRSD is a Drug Free Workplace

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