Richmond, California, United States of America
JOB #R1901675

Environmental Chemist

Working at ICF

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ICF is seeking an Environmental Chemist to support our USEPA Region 9 Environmental Services Assistance Team in Richmond, CA.

What you will be doing……

  • Work on a team to conduct analysis of environmental samples (water, soil, air, and biota)
  • Assignments will require maintenance, calibration, and operation of laboratory instrumentation for the detection of inorganic contaminants or characterization of soil and water with respect to inorganic constituents
  • Adherence to analytical techniques including ion chromatography, flow injection analysis, and inductively couple plasma with atomic emission or mass spectrometry
  • Responsible for reports using a laboratory information management system (LIMS)
  • Responsible for strict adherence to standard operating procedures, health and safety policies and practices, and quality control requirements

What you will need….

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field required
  • 1+ years of environmental analysis experience using EPA methodologies preferred
  • Proficiency with IC, FIA, ICP-AES, and ICP-MS and EPA methodologies is preferred
  • Basic computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office) required
  • Attention to detail; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Occasional travel (driving, air travel), must possess a clean driving record
  • Schedule may include weekends (2 to 8 hours, up to two Saturdays per month)
  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

California Client Office (CA88)


Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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