Environmental Lab Analyst

Apex Systems
Silver Spring, Maryland, US
Jun 10, 2021
Jul 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Are you active in the job market and open to opportunities in the environmental sciences? Apex Systems has an immediate opening for an Environmental Analyst to join one of the leading Water Quality Treatment Centers in Maryland! The successful candidate has a BS in Engineering and strong Microsoft Excel skills. Customer service and lab experience outside of academia are highly desirable!

Title: Environmental Analyst

Location: Silver Spring, MD

Duration: Long-term contract

Compensation: W2 Only

Position Summary:

The Environmental Analyst is responsible for supporting activities to help ensure the production and distribution of safe water for the public while meeting regulations and customer satisfaction. Areas of responsibility include water quality sampling, customer support, and laboratory/field analysis. The Analyst performs a series of duties related to monitoring the data analytics and troubleshooting of existing and new water quality panels. The work of this position involves routine and recurring processes and analyses, which require strict adherence to standard procedures and guidelines. An incumbent will report to the Water Quality Manager.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Maintains and operates field analytical equipment.
  • Prepares reagents and standards for routine and non-routine laboratory analyses and maintain records;
  • Maintains and operates on-line water quality monitoring systems for contaminant detection.
  • Conducts routine services and minor repairs to maintain all monitoring equipment in good operational condition.
  • Prepares and maintains reports to certify data and satisfy EPA requirements for environmental test procedures.
  • Analysis of laboratory samples for external and internal clients.
  • Supports customer complaints handling and coordinates customer-sampling logistics.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Environmental or Civil Engineering) or Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Environmental Science
  • Exposure to data maintenance and analytics
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and strong basic computer skills
  • Customer service skills or strong communication skills with internal/external clients
  • Experience with water quality is preferred

EEO Employer

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