Responsibilities include: determining the physical and chemical properties of environmental samples using quantitative and qualitative analyses in physical or organic chemistry using gas chromatography with mass spec (GC/MS) instrumental analytical equipment housed in several mobile laboratory trailers; performing a variety of EPA analytical methods, such as SW-846 8260, 8270, 8081, 8082 and other methods; screens and logs in samples, prepares samples for laboratory analysis, maintains equipment, orders supplies and assists chemists when requested; participates in planning and strategy meetings; suggests modifications to existing protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs), equipment, processes or techniques; participates in evaluation of processes, including set up, O&M of equipment and apparatus, and more complex experimental procedures involving novel samples.
The primary function of the units is to provide on-site and remote chemical analysis during an Incident of National Significance analysis on-site of all sample matrices (air, soil, water, and surface wipe) for the presence of toxic industrial chemicals, chemical warfare agents and their breakdown products. This position will require a background screening and US citizenship, and participation in medical monitoring. Some travel will be necessary.
Qualifications: This position requires a B.S. degree in Chemistry or a related physical science and good communication and computer skills. Candidates must have 3-5 years of experience with environmental laboratory operations and familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within an environmental laboratory. Knowledge of organic sample preparation and chromatography is required. Knowledge of Agilent MSD ChemStation software is desirable. Familiarity with EPA methods for organic chemistry and OSHA HazWoper certification is preferred.
CSS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Security Clearance Requirement: National Agency Check (Client Initiated)
External Company Name: CSS-Dynamac
External Company URL: ynamac.com/
Street: 2890 Woodbridge Avenue
Associated topics: agrosciences, air monitoring, biodiversity, environment, environmental, epa, field, water, water monitoring, wetlands
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