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Richmond, California, United States of America
JOB #R1903377

Environmental Chemist, Laboratory QA/QC Coordinator

ICF is looking for an Environmental Laboratory Chemist to join our team providing laboratory, field, and quality assurance (QA) support of environmental projects. The Environmental Chemist will apply his or her knowledge and work experience to support a wide range of laboratory QA and QC activities and data evaluation. All team activities must comply with EPA methods for various media (air, water, soil, biota) and environmental programs as well as the NELAC standard (2009 and 2016). This position serves as the team lead for laboratory and field quality assurance of environmental chemistry and related activities. Duties include working with the team to prepare and maintain written procedures (SOPs) for the performance of the above tasks and providing technical leadership to junior staff in performance of the above tasks. Additional duties may include data validation of third party environmental data following the EPA National Functional Guidelines (NFGs) or other procedures. The Environmental Chemist will interact with, and communicate detailed technical information to, ICF environmental chemists, external experts, and clients. The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and as member of a team.

Basic Qualifications (depending on specific position)

  • Bachelor’s in science or engineering, including chemistry (preferred), geology, environmental science, hydrogeology, or environmental engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years laboratory experience in environmental, analytical instrumentation such as GC, GC/MS, ICP/AES, or ICP/MS, using EPA methodologies.
  • Familiarity with EPA analytical chemistry methods and the NELAC standards is required.
  • Supervisory or leadership responsibilities in an environmental laboratory including but not limited to a QA/QC leadership role
  • Basic computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat) and familiarity with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMSs).
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills and the ability to think critically
  • The successful candidate must have or be able to obtain authorization for access to Federal facilities

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 10 years of progressive experience in environmental laboratories.
  • Experience working at Federal facilities.
  • Experience applying EPA National Functional Guidelines for Data Validation.
  • Experience related to contaminated site characterization, remediation, and optimization at contaminated sites including Superfund, Brownfields, and RCRA Corrective Action sites.
  • Experience preparing and reviewing environmental sampling and analysis plans and quality assurance project plans.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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 icfcareercenter@icf.com 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.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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 icfcareercenter@icf.comand 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.

Richmond, CA (CA47)

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