Water Quality Chemist (GC, GC/MS, Extraction) in Silver Spring, MD at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

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Job Description



We are seeking a motivated Water Quality Chemist to join our team in Silver Spring, MD! (Waste Water, Drinking Water, GC/MS, Organic Analysis)

Position Summary:

Perform methods for organic analysis on drinking water and wastewater samples.  Work with the QA/QC team to uphold EPA standards throughout water sampling process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform organic testing on water specimens
  • Use instruments for determination of microbiological organisms, physical properties, metals, and inorganic and organic chemical constituents
  • Tests/Instruments may include:
    • Liquid-Solid extraction
    • Liquid-Liquid extraction
    • GC
    • GC/MS
  • Review, approve, and enter all resulting data into LIMS system and other appropriate databases
  • Research new technological advancements for laboratory use
  • Conduct special research projects for Lab Director

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, microbiology, biology, or environmental sciences
  • 3+ years of environmental laboratory 
  • 3+ years with organic analysis on drinking and waste water

PREFERRED EXPEREINCE:

  • Supervisory experience within an environmental lab
  • 1 year in a QA/QC role in an environmental laboratory
  • Experience with LIMS systems

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO ESchaffer@apexlifesciences.com with the subject 'Water Chemist'

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.