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HydroGeoLogic, Inc Associate Chemist in Overland Park, Kansas

Description/Job Summary

*HydroGeoLogic* currently has an opportunity available for a Project Chemist to join our team in Overland Park, KS. The Project Chemist will be expected to have a "hands on" role in management of project tasks associated with sampling and analysis including preparation of UFP-QAPPs, instruction of field personnel in sampling and preservation requirements, coordination with analytical laboratories to ensure readiness to implement project-specific requirements, review of analytical data as it becomes available to ensure conformance with quality standards, and serve as a point of contact for our client for issues related to environmental chemistry.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Validation of environmental analytical data in accordance with USEPA and DoD data validation guidelines to ensure data quality objectives are met

  • Preparation of UFP-QAPPs, data validation narratives, and data usability reports

  • Coordination of environmental laboratory services and field sampling events

  • Management and reporting of environmental analytical data in enterprise environmental data management system (EDMS)

  • Review, evaluate, and tabulate laboratory and field data and assemble written reports

  • Additional duties may be assigned

Required Experience

  • Working knowledge of instrumentation used for environmental analysis (i.e. GC/MS, ICP, GC-ECD, IC, etc.)

  • Familiarity with USEPA analytical methods and data validation guidelines

  • Must be proficient in standard office computer applications and software, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

  • Experience with analytical database management using Microsoft Access and Excel; experience with SQL/VBA, Locus EIM, EQuIS, and GIS programs desired

  • Position requires analytical and interpersonal skills, and solid planning and organizational skills

  • Detail-oriented and must have the ability to manage multiple tasks and interface with multiple project managers

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Commitment to working safely and adhering to all health and safety protocols

Required Education

Candidates must have a BS degree in Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, or a related scientific discipline. A minimum of 1 year of experience in environmental consulting or laboratory analytical chemistry.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be detail-oriented, and able to evaluate data quality impact of circumstances not covered by validation protocols.

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of responsibility, initiative, motivation and creativity.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Experience with PowerPoint and MS Access a plus.

  • Good physical health and the ability to lift 30 pounds are required for performance of field tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training is a plus

Details

Travel is required. A pre-hire drug test is required. Some positions may require US Citizenship.

HydroGeoLogic, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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