Project Chemist

Employer
Jacobs
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 17, 2022
Closes
Oct 02, 2022
Ref
665139666
Industry
Science
Hours
Full Time
When it comes to environmental consulting, we're focused on cleaning up our communities today to improve tomorrow. If you want to join a company where technical challenges abound, continue your career and invest with us as a Project Chemist. Based in the Virginia Beach or WDC area (location flexible), you'll support environmental projects primarily for our government clients. This is an excellent opportunity for mid-level environmental chemist to support ongoing environmental investigations and remedial activities at multiple facilities. The individual will be working with internal clients, field staff, and subcontractors (primarily laboratories and data validators) to coordinate field efforts from planning of field activities through delivery of analytical results from laboratory and data validator, as well as working with internal teams to prepare associated Site Inspection and Remedial Investigation reports. At Jacobs, we're partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you'll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.You'll work with the best scientists, engineers, and project managers who will help you advance your environmental consulting career at a place like no other - a company that is invested in you and the environment around us.Work with internal teams, laboratories, and data validation subcontractors to prepare Sampling and Analysis Plans for project investigations.Apply knowledge of project chemistry to help shepherd samples through a data management process which includes support during field investigations, work as liaison between field team and laboratory, analytical laboratory data review, engage data validator subcontractor and review data validation reports, review validated data with distribution to internal team, and support internal team with associated follow-on report.Apply laboratory knowledge and experience utilizing primarily SW846 methods on a variety of projects Develop laboratory and data validation scopes of work tailored to meet project needs Track laboratory data from field through laboratory, to validation, and finally to project closeout Prepare data tables for reports Perform data evaluation and data quality assessmentsAssist with technical writing Qualifications - ExternalBachelor's degree in Chemistry with 3 - 7 years laboratory/chemistry related experience.Knowledge of sample collection and laboratory analytical processesKnowledge of analytical instrumentation and experience utilizing primarily SW846 methods on a variety of projectsKnowledge of chemical materials use, storage & shipping requirementsKnowledge of regulatory process (CERCLA) as it relates to chemistry Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision on multiple projects and in a regionally diverse team environmentAbility to build and maintain successful relationships with co-workers, project teams, clients, and regulatory agenciesDemonstrated proficiency in technical writingExperience using MS Word, Excel, and AccessJacobs will not sponsor an employment visa (eg, H-1B visa, etc) to fill this position.