Lead Inorganic Chemist in Corvallis, OR at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

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Position Summary

Tle Lead Inorganic Chemist supervises analytical chemists and laboratory operations. Position is based in Corvallis, OR.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs ICP-AES and/or ICP/MS and/or AA laboratory analysis and data validation as required to maintain laboratory throughput. Evaluates operations and makes recommendations to improve operations.
  • Holds planning & strategy meetings. Suggests modifications to existing protocols & standing operating procedures, equipment, processes or techniques.
  • Participates in evaluation process to include set up, operation and monitoring of equipment and apparatus and more complex experimental procedures involving novel samples.
  • Provides technical guidance, instruction & oversight.
  • Assists with lab maintenance.
  • Schedules experiments
  • Summarizes & records data in official notebooks
  • Orders supplies and suggests new equipment
  • Maintains a safe working environment. 

Education and Experience

  • Requires a bachelor's chemistry degree and 4-6 years environmental laboratory experience
  • Familiar with a variety of analytical chemistry concepts, practices, and procedures including EPA SW­846 methods and EPA Air Methods.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • direct experience managing and supervising large projects of a similar nature, and knowledge of NELAC Institute standards.
  • Must be US Citizen; no sponsorship available.
  • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and work well independently
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet stringent deadlines

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