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Monitoring Technician (Demil Technician III)

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2/27/2018 4:00:02 PM
Pueblo, CO US

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.


Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.


We are currently seeking a Monitoring Technician (Demil Tech III). This position is in Pueblo, CO.




The Monitoring Technician (Demil Technician III) acts as a skilled specialist in accordance with applicable policies and non-routine procedures to complete complex tasks in creative and effective ways.  Candidate may communicate directly with client and other technical representatives and provides in-depth reports for manager is a clear and concise manner.




  • Develops and performs initial startup, commissioning, and system function tests of highly specialized agent monitoring networks (Miniature Continuous Air Monitoring System [MINICAMS] and Depot Area Air Monitoring System [DAAMS]).
  • Develops instrument and method inspection criteria and performs routine operations and maintenance in support air monitoring branch requirements.
  • Develops sampling plans or work orders to facilitate routine maintenance, corrective maintenance or waste sampling using specialized collection equipment.
  • Develops and controls agent and non-agent monitoring systems maintenance programs (e.g. Maximo) and plans for the PCAPP Laboratory.
  • Develops and implements routine sample collection schedules to support process operations, where applicability, reasonableness and accuracy require critical thinking skills.
  • Provides technical input, recommendations, equipment justifications and schedule parameters to PCAPP management regarding work flow management and staff resources to support air monitoring objectives.
  • Develops and implements new procedures or modifications for MINICAMS, DAAMS and sampling operations to improve sampling efficiency and sample turnaround without negatively impacting client expectations.
  • Train and mentor junior staff members to complete project objectives pertaining to air monitoring and control system processes.
  • May act as subject matter expert and evaluator by assigning and reviewing work of less experienced staff members; effectively prioritizes work assignments and schedules and adapts plans to meet daily challenges.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of theory behind monitoring and sample collection system by creatively troubleshooting and correctly interpreting results with minimal supervision to resolve undocumented technical challenges.
  • Performs complex analysis to check accuracy, applicability, and reasonableness of project work to meet project technical requirements and laboratory data quality objectives.
  • Perform self-aid or buddy-aid as required.


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members.




  • High school diploma with three (3) years demonstrated experience in electrical or instrument controls, air sampling or equivalent.  Associates degree specializing in Instrumentation Technology or equivalent with a one (1) year of experience preferred.
  • Excellent PC skills which may include database entry/management (e.g. Windows OS, Access, MS Office Suite).
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule and organize work, and work independently.
  • Must be a US Citizen.  The selected applicant may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements to be placed in a Public Trust Position.  In addition, applicant selected may be subject to qualification in accordance with Army Regulation 50-6, for placement in the U.S. Army Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP).
  • Drug-free workplace; urine testing for drugs are mandatory.


Additional selection and retention criteria will include the ability to:


  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.  This position will be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts (12 hours nominally), including weekends and holidays.
  • This position involves work near or with toxic and hazardous materials and requires ability to wear protective clothing/mask.  Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Must be clean-shaven; must wear seat belts when driving or riding in vehicles on post.
  • Knowledge with 6 CCR 1007.3 Parts 260 – 264 highly desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOT shipping regulations, sample preservation, collection and handling techniques highly desired.
  • Previous experience working in an environmental or waste water laboratory, waste management or treatment facility or other production oriented laboratory environment highly desired.
  • PCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP).  Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.
  • PCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule.  This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Pueblo Chemical Depot is required.




Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.


Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, or disability. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.


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