Analytical Chemist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512458-657685
    • Job Location: Kingston, TN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 14, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Non-exempt position. Plan and carry out analytical chemistry tasks that are required in a variety of laboratory activities.

DUTIES:

  • Plan and carry out analyses as instructed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Preparation of sample extract, Preparation of Mercury extracts, Analysis of Mercury extracts, Prep/Analyze TOC solids/liquids. Prep/Analyze PCB samples, WAP, BTU and Rad.
  • Purchasing/Receiving.
  • Chemical Hygiene Technician.
  • Perform laboratory procedures according to QA/QC and environmental policies and to meet standard operating procedures for laboratory operation.
  • Compile, record, calculate, analyze and file data as instructed.
  • Document work in forms of memoranda, reports and methods when required.
  • Apply safety rules and adhere to general conduct regulations in handling laboratory materials and equipment.
  • Maintain laboratory instruments and equipment in proper operating condition and contact repair services as required.
  • Remove waste materials generated by laboratory activity in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new lab methods and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Lab environment, some light lifting, bending and reaching necessary.  The position requires the ability to wear protective equipment and work with hazardous materials.  Job will require standing approximately five to six hours per day.  Job may require overtime and shift work.

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related science with a minimum of one to four years of related laboratory work experience.
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform complex laboratory tasks and to prepare reagents, use advanced instrumentation and calculate routine statistics.
  • Working knowledge of QA/QC laboratory procedures is required.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel 2000 or later revisions.
  • Ability to handle productions schedules, pressure situations and produce high volume, quality work.
  • Must be a team worker willing to get the job done including a willingness to work overtime as needed.