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Leidos Chemist in Earth City, Missouri


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Chemist in Earth City, MO. The Chemist will perform environmental verification and validation of radiochemical, inorganic, and organic analytical data. Along with conduct data validation and associated activities in support of an environmental remediation program for a group of clients. The position will employ multiple radiochemical and non-radiochemical techniques and validation/verification methodologies on environmental samples related to site characterization, site remediation, environmental permits, effluent waters, waste disposal, and general project support. The Chemist will utilize data management system(s) to manage samples/data from beginning to end within the Data Management Group (DMG) and will write quality assurance/quality control reports.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Review and evaluate data obtained, either by in house methods or vendor laboratory coordination, to ensure that they meet the quality requirements associated with regulatory programs and laboratory QA/QC.

  • Routine communication and coordination with DMG management and staff to ensure overall project object(s) are satisfied.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or closely related field.

  • Strong organizational, scheduling and writing skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Effective communication and interactive personal skills.

  • Knowledgeable of computer software programs including spreadsheets, database, and other Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with industry environmental data validation practices/policies/procedures.

  • Familiar with radiological, inorganic and organic laboratory methods, QA/QC elements and record keeping.

  • Proficient with computer software programs including spreadsheets, database, and other Microsoft Office products.

  • Familiarity with laboratory instrumentation systems.

  • Further education beyond initial scientific degree, viz. data validation practices, quality assurance/control courses, statistics.

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Chemist

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00056153

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.