Environmental Chemist- ICP-MS

Apex Systems
Woodbridge, Virginia, US
Jul 24, 2021
Jul 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
We are searching for 2 Environmental Chemist to support a water authority in Prince William County!

Title: Environmental Chemist

Type: 6 month contract

Location: Woodbridge, VA

Schedule: 7AM-3PM (no weekend work)


Our client based in Woodbridge, VA is in need of 2 Environmental Chemists to assist with metals testing using a new ICP-MS, and the training of more junior staff on the method

  • Uses instrumentation BOD Analyzers, TOC Analyzers, ICP-MS, other basic technical equipment for the determination of microbiological organisms, physical properties, metals, and inorganic and organic chemical constituents;
  • Reviews, approves, and enters all resulting data into the LIMS system and all other appropriate databases;
  • Reviews and validates the data produced by other analysts in the LIMS;
  • Participates in and oversees the preparation of samples for subsequent analysis, including filtration, digestion, and extraction;
  • Assists junior staff members on training for ICP-MS and ICP-OES if applicable

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Environmental Sciences
  • 2+ years of testing drinking water samples using ICP-MS in an EPA regulated laboratory
  • Experience with ICP-MS method development a plus
  • Experience using ICP-OES to test wastewater samples a plus

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