Wet-Chemistry, ICP & ICP/MS Environmental Chemist

American Environmental Testing Laboratory
Burbank, California, US
Jul 20, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description

· Experienced in the analysis of Metals and Wet-Chemistry of water, soil and waste samples according to approved EPA methods IS A MUST.

· Familiar with NELAC and state certification requirements.

· Hands-on experience with ICP, ICP/MS and Wet-Chemistry instrumentation.

· Good communication skills for dealing with co-workers and project managers.

The Inorganics Chemist reports to the Department Manager or to the Group Supervisor/Lead Analyst and is responsible for the analysis of samples and reporting of results.

Role and Duties:

· Perform sample preparation and analysis according to methods, SOPs and the Quality Management system (QMS) to meet client due dates and DQOs.

· Obtain training on and read and understand all methods, SOPs and the Quality Manual prior to performing new procedures.

· Inspect, clean, calibrate, standardize and maintain analysis and measurement equipment, glassware and instrumentation. Document these activities as required by methods, SOPs and the QMS.

· Accurately and neatly document all calculations, observations and deviations as required by methods, SOPs and the QMS and forward raw data to the Group Supervisor/Lead Analyst.

· Possess a working knowledge of computer applications including entering data into LIMS and MS Excel.

· Handle laboratory chemicals and samples per custody requirements, SOPs and QMS. Properly dispose of laboratory waste. Maintain an organized work area.

· Inform the Group Supervisor or Department Manager immediately of any personnel, instrument equipment or material problems or shortages. Inform the Group Supervisor, Department Manager or Project Manager of any deviations from schedule, methods, SOPs or the QMS.

· Ability to validate ICP and ICP/MS data a plus!

· Perform other duties as required or needed.


· A BS or BA degree from an accredited college with a major in chemistry, biology, environmental sciences, geology, engineering, or related field.

· Experience: 2+ years

· Other experience, advanced education and/or proven aptitude and performance may count for education or experience. Experience may include laboratory, regulatory or other related environmental or management experience.
Company DescriptionAETL is a well-established Environmental Testing Laboratory headquartered in Burbank, CA.