National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Chemical Analyst

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 09-14-2017
Job Title:  Chemical Analyst

Grade Level: 35

Job Duties:
  • Under the supervision of the Chemistry Laboratory Supervisor, responsible for the analysis of drinking water, wastewater, soils, oils, fuels and industrial hygiene media for the presence of a variety of organic, and inorganic analytes utilizing methods prescribed by EPA, AIHA, NIOSH, ASTM and others.
  • Performs all required instrument calibrations, routine maintenance and method quality control procedures according to the appropriate method citation.
  • Utilizes sophisticated analytical instrumentation, such as Gas Chromatography, Ion Chromatography, GC/Mass Spectrometry, HPLC, UV-Vis, FTIR and ICP to determine target analytes or identify unknown materials.
  • Responsible for the entry of all results and quality control parameters into the LIMS.
  • Maintains all necessary reagents and supplies.
  • Documents all steps of analysis, extractions, dilutions, calibrations and maintenance in accordance with the Chem Lab Quality Assurance Manual.
  • Cleans laboratory glassware.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in Chemistry and a minimum of 8 years progressive and relevant experience in an analytical chemistry laboratory using a variety of analytical instruments. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to operate instrumentation, create new methods, troubleshoot malfunctioning instrumentation and interpret data.
  • Ability to modify or create methods to analyze unique sample matrices to meet customer needs.
  • Ability to correctly obtain acceptable results on all external performance evaluation samples.
  • Ability to accurately formulate analytical calibration standards using volumetric glassware and gravimetric techniques.
  • Ability to obtain acceptable results on internal challenge samples to document proficiency.
  • Occasional travel to vendor training courses for instrument operation and maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 17025 a plus.
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Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

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