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Chemist (Environmental Science) - Fountain Valley, CA

Kelly Services
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
**Chemist (Environmental Science)** - Fountain Valley, CA

**Position:** Contract 2 Months (possible extension)

**Salary:** $DOE

**Shift:** 1st; M-F 7:30AM -4PM; Must be able to work OT and weekends as required.


+ Under supervision, observes all safety procedures, performs routine and/or complex physical, chemical, analyses on water, wastewater, and related samples.

+ Requires knowledge of current principles, practices and procedures in the field of environmental chemistry applied to organic testing methods (e.g., volatile organic compounds, pesticides, disinfection byproducts, emerging contaminants / micropollutants), analytical procedures, quality control, and laboratory safety.

+ Maintains and operates analytical laboratory equipment.

+ Experience in the use of computer data input and communication required.

+ Uses networked LIMS system for reporting water quality data.

+ Participates in applied research, method development, and investigative projects associated with analysis of water quality parameters as needed.


+ Bachelors Degree in chemistry, biology, or related field required; or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Chemistry major preferred.

+ Prior hands-on experience in a drinking water/wastewater laboratory field is required.

+ Knowledge of EPA standard organic methods for the analysis of water/waste water.

+ Good laboratory practices (GLP) on quality control and quality assurance.

+ Must be familiar with operating a LIMS reporting system.

+ Strongly prefer at least 2 years hands-on experience in Gas Chromatography (GC), Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS) or a combination to support volatile organic compound (VOC) analysis, other trace organic analysis, the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR) program, and other emerging contaminant monitoring programs.

+ Ability to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain a variety of laboratory instruments including the GC, GC/MS, LC/MS and HPLC is desirable.

+ Good verbal and written communication skills.

+ Ability to work independently and provide needed technical support.

**Apply Today! Questions?** Please call Airika at 562-206-2707 or email at

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-10-30 Expires: 2019-11-30

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Chemist (Environmental Science) - Fountain Valley, CA

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