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Senior Chemist - PFAS Analyst

Company: RJ Lee Group, Inc
Location: Pasco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

To apply, please visit our website at Senior Chemist - PFAS Analyst Job SummaryWe are currently seeking a LC/MS/MS PFAS Analyst for establishing and managing a PFAS department at our Pasco, Washington location (Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories). A successful candidate will have a background in environmental science or chemistry and experience working with PFAS in an analytical laboratory setting. Hands-on experience operating HPLC tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) or HPLC high-resolution mass spectrometry (HPLC-HRMS) systems is a plus. Working knowledge of the various factors that lead to high data quality is required. We are seeking candidates who display initiative, strong work ethic, ability to work in a collaborative environment and commitment to excellence. Join Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories in developing new services to meet the growing environmental needs.Responsibilities

Implement analytical methodologies, acquire materials needed, perform standard preparation and validation in accordance with regulatory requirementsIndependently analyze environmental PFAS samples by LC/MS/MS, evaluate data for acceptability, and produce data packagesEnter data and observations into LIMSConduct and document appropriate quality control and quality assurance procedures for monitoring and evaluating the quality of analytical data, recognizing and highlighting deviations from the approved methods, standard operating procedures, and project plansPerform moderately complex mathematical calculations, data analysis, and data manipulations, and prepare data for project managers, as requestedOperate, monitor, and perform routine maintenance on standard laboratory instruments such as LC/MS/MSPrepare analytical standardsPreparation of dilutions of analytical extractsPerform routine PFAS analysisDevelop methods for non-routine PFAS analysisLead technical planning of analytical tasks. Expected to take the initiative in solving technical problemsManage laboratory deliverables and client deliverables to meet project timelinesReports to Organics Department managerRequirements and skills
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or other physical science with minimum 8 years of experience in chemistry laboratory workDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of analytical methods and troubleshooting processes.Knowledge of LC/MS/MS systems and operation.Experience in the analysis of environmental PFAS samples by LC/MS/MS.Experience with troubleshooting and maintaining LC and LC/MS/MS systems (Sciex preferred, but not required)Proficiency in Microsoft ExcelDemonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision or as part of a team.Experience writing and reviewing SOPs Key Qualifications
Master's degree in Chemistry or other physical science with minimum 8 years of experience in chemistry laboratory workDemonstrated experience in preparation of environmental samples for chemical analysis.Experience with extraction of PFAS drinking water EPA Method 537.1 and/or EPA Method 533 and Method 1633Experience with extraction of PFAS from non-potable water, solids, and tissues compliant with DoD QSM 5.3Experience with DoD Quality Systems Manual (QSM) 5.3 Table B-15 requirements for PFAS extraction and analysisExperience in the analysis of environmental Pesticide/PCB samples by GC-MSExperience developing new methodsExperience operating under national and state accreditationsAbout RJ Lee GroupRJ Lee Group is an analytical laboratory and scientific consulting firm based in Monroeville, PA. We provide analytical services related to materials science, industrial hygiene, and environmental matters. We have an extensive litigation practice and engage in software and technology development. - We also work with clients to address technical issues encountered during product development and manufacturing processes. Our laboratory testing services are provided in response to regulatory requirements as well as for material and product requirements and specifications. We routinely conduct problem-solving and investigative studies for a broad range of industries. Our multi-disciplinary technical staff of subject matter experts (SMEs) is available for consultation and scientific investigations. Our experts represent decades of specialized knowledge with strengths in many scientific disciplines. Together with our substantial analytical resources, our depth of experience results in robust support delivered by seasoned professionals.RJ Lee Group, Inc. offers full-time employees a total benefits package that includes: Competitive salaries - Paid time off benefits - -Medical, dental, vision, flex savings and health savings accounts - - Group life and disability insurance - 401(k) savings and investment program RJ Lee Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT EmployerPowered by JazzHR

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