Chemical Laboratory Field Technician I-V

Basin Electric Power Cooperative   Beulah, ND   Full-time     Design
Posted on July 14, 2022
Apply Now

At Basin Electric, our employees are the heart of our organization. Together with our subsidiary Dakota Gasification Company, we employ more than 1,700 people across multiple Midwestern states. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an incredible benefits package.

Basin Electric currently has openings in operations, administrative services, business, drafting, communications, and engineering. Please check our career page for a complete list of all of our current job openings.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative

For job details, go to Questions? Call 701-557-5608

Dakota Gasification Company

For job details, go to Questions? Call 701-557-5608


Position Title: Chemical Laboratory Field Technician I-V (Replaces 6/10/2022 Posting)

Department/Location: Operations / Beulah, ND

Company: Dakota Gasification Company

Position Purpose:

This position performs organic, inorganic, and physical testing on a wide variety of samples to support plant process operations, environmental, and industrial hygiene.


To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have a background in analytical chemistry which is acquired through the completion of a four-year degree in a science-related field; or a two-year degree in a science-related field and two years of related laboratory experience. Successful candidates must have a solid understanding of general chemistry concepts in order to learn DGC testing protocol.  Good interpersonal skills are required to perform as part of a small team with significant responsibility.

Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands:

Requires continuous hand coordination and lifting/carrying up to 5 pounds. Entails frequent hand grip of 5 pounds, sitting, walking, standing, bending, reaching above and below shoulder level, and the ability to use a keyboard/computer. Requires occasional lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, including assisted lifts over 50 pounds, hand grip up to 25 pounds, pushing/pulling up to 25 pounds, stooping, pinch grip of 10 pounds, climbing stairs and ladders, use of tools and foot controls, and turning valves.  This job requires the ability to read, write, perform arithmetic, weigh and measure, analyze data and reports, conduct research, present information to others, and work under pressure.  Requires finger dexterity, color vision, binocular vision, hearing, ability to speak and perform close work.  Works continuously with chemicals and operates laboratory instrumentation; exposed occasionally to dirt, dust, extreme heat, cold, and poor ventilation.  The incumbent will be expected to work a 12-hour rotating shift.

Wage: $34.40 - $50.99 / per hour

Applicants interested in this opening should go to to apply.
Employees must apply through Inside Basin, by clicking on a position and signing into the Infor Application.
If you have any questions, please contact JAIME FUCHS at 701-557-5608.

Basin Electric is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer regarding race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veterans status.