Laboratory Technician 1

Irwindale, CA 91702

Posted: 06/24/2024 Job Category: Technical Job Number: 180403 Pay Rate: $15.50 - $19.08

Job Description

The Lab Technician job duties are performed in the Facility which includes working in an office and in two SCE Laboratories. The two laboratories are the Technology Test Center (TTC) Lab and the Heat Pump Water Heater (HPWH) Lab, both located at Client s Gateway facility in Irwindale, CA. The work is performed under supervision of a Senior Lab Technician.
The Lab Technician performs laboratory maintenance, lab testing and analysis. The technician works on various types of customer side-of-meter equipment. This includes heat pump water heaters, HVAC (Heating & Air Conditioning) systems, refrigeration systems, lighting and building controls systems, portable battery power systems, and other technologies. The purpose of this testing is to better understand the performance of these various technologies. This ensures that client s customer programs are providing rebates on equipment that offers proper value.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Performs in-depth testing of various customer side-of-meter technologies under supervision of Senior Lab Technician and Project Lead Engineers. These technologies include appliances or heating and cooling systems. This is done using laboratory tools and equipment. The lab tools used may be hand-held manual or power tools, or machine tools. The lab equipment used may include large or complex equipment. Examples of these are thermal test chambers, refrigeration systems, or an integrating Lighting Sphere. The testing process includes reading and understanding testing plans, collecting data, and analyzing equipment performance. It also involves developing reports on lab test results.
Must have prior hands-on experience with laboratory work in all or some of the following areas: electrical systems, plumbing, thermal systems (HVAC; refrigeration), instrumentation, lab computers and Data Acquisition Systems (DAS), equipment calibration, and knowledge of lab safety practices.
Calibrates, operates, and performs inventory tracking on various types of lab tools and equipment. Works with manufacturers and vendors as needed for this task.
Sets up and performs maintenance on various types of lab tools and lab testing equipment. This may involve working with electrical, plumbing, instrumentation, computers, thermal, and mechanical systems. Supports remodeling and upgrading of specific lab areas or equipment under supervision of Senior Lab Technician.
Completes all work while providing a safe and productive environment.
Keeps the lab work areas clean and safe, including cleaning up at end of workday.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Detects any discrepancies between the lab testing plan, tests results and system data, and reports on these issues.
Communicates the result of the lab testing analysis and discusses with the Senior Lab Technician and the Project Lead Engineer.
Makes recommendations for possible revisions to future testing plans for given types of equipment.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Associate s Degree


Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.

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Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is 15.50 19.08 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Access to Health Joy

  • GAP Medical Coverage

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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