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Chemical Technician III

Calpine. - Middletown, CA

Responsible for chemical analysis required for permit and compliance monitoring. Performs tests at various stages of the process to determine and maintain compliance and reliability of systems. Provide support to Engineering, Operations & environmental comliance in evaluating plant efficiency and chemical optimization. Responsibilities include but are not limited to setting up and performing tests and conducting chemical analysis, water quality sampling and testing, determining conformity to quality and reliability standards and documenting deviations, maintaining laboratory conditions. Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures. Maintains safe work environment and contributes to operating procedures to ensure consistent and safe operations.

• Senior-level; recognized technical expertise in own and possibly related functions.

• Performs a variety of complex technical service/support duties requiring specialized knowledge.

• Regularly makes decisions on non-routine or escalated technical issues.

• Independently prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.

• Checks own work and possibly the work of others; work results are of the highest quality standards and advanced technical competency.

• Works under limited supervision.

• Prioritizes own weekly schedule and may guide others in the completion of tasks within clearly defined schedules as set by management.

• Regularly provides on-the-job skills training to others in complex technical areas.


• High School Diploma, degree from technical/vocational school, military service or equivalent.

• Senior-level; generally 10+ years directly related experience in a laboratory or completion of a laboratory science curriculum (e.g. biology or chemistry).

• Requires previous solid computer skills, specifically building, modifying spreadsheets and databases.

• Advanced understanding of safety regulations, and effective use hazardous chemicals, wear personal protective equipment

• Advanced understanding of chemistry, physics, and mathematics (Algebra).

• Advanced certifications/licensures. Valid state driver’s license.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Location: Middletown, CA

Company Profile:
Calpine Corporation is helping meet the needs of an economy that demands more and cleaner sources of electricity. Founded in 1984, Calpine is a major U.S. power company, capable of delivering more than 29,000 megawatts of clean, reliable and fuel-efficient electricity to customers and communities in 20 U.S. states and Canada. The company develops, constructs, owns and operates a modern and flexible fleet of low-carbon, natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants. Using advanced technologies, Calpine generates electricity in a reliable and environmentally responsible manner for the customers and communities it serves.