Chemist, Junior

Key Role:

Review, design, develop, and implement environmental sampling and chemical analysis procedures to reduce or eliminate the harmful effects of manufacturing and production functions on air, land, and water. Review plans and reports, conduct tests and evaluate sampling results to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Apply basic chemistry principles, theories, and concepts to job assignments on a limited basis. Work under close management, apply expertise in problem-solving, data analysis and interpretation skills, follow standardized environmental industry practices and procedures, and conduct research and compile technical information. Interface with supervisors, managers, and other professionals in the work group.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience in a technical environmental role

-Knowledge of chemical effects on environment including air, soil, sediment, and groundwater.

-Knowledge of the chemical interactions of petroleum, chlorinated solvents, metals, and poly- and per fluoroalkyl substances

-Ability to interact with laboratories in conducting analysis and reporting for environmental samples collected at contaminated sites

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree required

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook

-Knowledge of the laws, regulations, and standards applicable to the specialty, including federal and state environmental regulations relevant to environmental remediation of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) hazardous substances, munitions, radionuclides, lead-based paint, asbestos, petroleum compounds, poly- and per flouroalkyl substances

-Knowledge of solid waste, storm water, wastewater, potable water, air emissions, lead-based paint, pesticides, and asbestos

-Ability to participate on multiple technical teams working on multiple tasks

-Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing

-Ability to perform work in an office environment with occasional field work

-BS degree in Chemistry preferred

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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