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Enjoy analyzing environmental samples (air, water, soil, solid waste, biological tissue, etc.) in support of environmental protection and to safeguard human health?
ICF is looking for an Environmental Chemist to join our team in our new lab facility in Corvallis, Oregon! If successful, you will support an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)- funded program along with a team of experts. As a member of the team, you will provide technical and quality assurance (QA) support to EPA programming as well as performs soil, water, air, waste, and tissue sample analysis for chemical contaminants.
What you will do:
Support the identification, assessment, remediation, and regulation of environmental hazards.
Perform sample preparation and analysis in compliance with EPA methods and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in one or more of the following areas:
Volatile organic compounds (VOC) in water, solid or air matrices using GC or GC/MS
Semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOC) in water, solid or air matrices using GC or GC/MS
Emerging contaminants such as PFAS using UPLC TQ/MS
Metals using ICP/OES or ICP/MS
Perform analyses in compliance with all technical, Quality Assurance, and Health, Safety and Environmental Management requirements
What you must have:
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, physical science, or environmental science
4+ years of laboratory experience including at least 3 years of experience performing preparation and analysis of environmental samples according to EPA methods
Proficiency with analytical data acquisition, processing, review and reporting via instrument software and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
Experience in a NELAC, A2LA, ISO17025 or equivalently accredited laboratory
Must be authorized to work in the United States
Must be able to pass an EPA background check to obtain access to U.S. federal property
What we would love for you to have:
Experience using GCMS in full scan and SIM modes with EPA Method TO-15 or EPA Method TO-17 or equivalents
Experience with sample preparation and analysis for per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including quantitation using isotope dilution with solid phase extraction and LCMS
Hands-on experience with solid phase extraction (SPE) or microextraction methods
Proficiency with Promium Element LIMS
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.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.
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