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Savannah River Mission Completion DWPF Lead Laboratory Technician in Aiken, South Carolina


Savannah River Mission Completion (SRMC) is seeking a Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) Lead Laboratory Technician to be based in our Aiken, SC location on the Savannah River Site (SRS).

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The DWPF Lead Laboratory Technician serves as the Shift Lead in the absence of the First Line Manager (FLM).Provides oversight and coordinates work for Laboratory Technicians. Provides day-to-day support and analytical oversight of sample analysis, method development and troubleshooting. Contributes to general improvement initiatives such as procedure/method development, technician skill enhancement/training data review, error free reporting and/or integrated safety management systems


  • Assists FLM in supervising the activities of assigned laboratory personnel and ensures those activities are performed safely and in accordance with approved procedures

  • Coaches, teaches, demonstrates, mentors, and provides technical and administrative expertise to laboratory technicians

  • Provides analytical support for the sample analysis of radioactive samples and performs data check and peer review on data/LIMS sheets

  • Assists Chemists in development, validation and verification of analytical methods and performs validation and verification of technical procedures in accordance with validated analytical methods

  • Assists with the installation (with vendor when necessary), maintenance, troubleshooting of instrument, software, and laboratory facilities

  • Responsible for requesting and receiving laboratory chemicals and performing periodic chemical inventory

  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining reagents and standards for analytical methods

  • Maintains ETF Qualification (if applicable) and Support Salt Batch Qualification (if applicable)

  • Other duties as assigned


High School Diploma/GED and relevant laboratory work experience as defined in the job description.

Additional information:

  • Completed SRMC Laboratory Technician Qualification for DWPF/ETF Laboratory or SWPF Laboratory (internal applicants)

  • Ability to wear/use protective clothing and respiratory equipment when working in a radioactive environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree

  • Current SRMC employees preferred

  • Mechanical aptitude, computer literacy, and strong interpersonal skills needed. Requires strong written and verbal communication ability as well as skills in leadership, planning and time management.

  • Practical experience in laboratory techniques and familiarity of laboratory instrumentation


Savannah River Mission Completion (SRMC), a prime contractor for the US Department of Energy, is responsible for managing the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site’s Liquid Waste operations contract. Located in Aiken, South Carolina, SRMC is a limited liability company formed by nuclear operations and environmental remediation global leaders BWXT, Amentum, and Fluor. The SRMC Team is responsible for the closure of waste tanks, the operation of the Savannah River Site’s Defense Waste Processing Facility, tank farm operations and associated production and disposal facilities.


Savannah River Mission Completion offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package with flexibility to meet your needs.

Highlights of our plans include:

  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan – 5% immediate company contribution, additional matching for employee contributions

  • Health Insurance & Prescription Drug Program

  • Health Savings Account

  • Telehealth with BlueCare on Demand

  • Dental Coverage

  • Vision Coverage

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Includes 160 hours annual paid time off (accrued monthly), plus 11 paid holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Life and Accident Coverage

  • Disability Coverage

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Minimum Pay

USD $65,700.00/Yr.

Maximum Pay

USD $118,300.00/Yr.

Pay Disclaimer

Exceptions to this range/rate may be applied on a case-by-case basis taking into account aspects such as education, experience, and skill need of the organization.

EEO Statement

Savannah River Mission Completion is committed to equal employment opportunity to employees and qualified applicants regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, or genetics. Our equal employment opportunity policies encompass all aspects of the employment relationship, including application and hiring, promotion and transfer, selection for training opportunities, wage and salary administration.

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ID 2024-1436

Category Operations

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No