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ICP/Metals Chemist- Richmond, VA

Kelly Services
Richmond, VA 23274
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Metals Chemist/Analyst II

Richmond, Virginia 23228

Temporary to Hire

Core Skill:

+ Analyzes heavy metals by ICP, primarily water and soil sample digestion.

Essential Job Functions:

+ A Metals Chemist will have shown that they have developed a skill set for some assays that makes them a resource for an entire lab or at least a group of assays.

+ The Metals Chemist will be able to handle the most challenging and most non-routine samples. They will be able to increase the technical ability of the lab to handle certain assays and have the ability to do significant method development and have well above average troubleshooting skills.

Job Description:

+ Quantitative sample analysis by ICP-AES, ICP-MS and/or Mercury Analyzer

+ Method development and troubleshooting in metals department

+ Preparation of data summaries for inclusion in client reports

+ Instrument calibration, validation, and method development

+ Instrument maintenance and troubleshooting

+ Maintaining organized records of sample preparation and analysis, equipment maintenance and data collected off site

+ Maintain consumables and parts for instruments

+ Overhead projects designed to improve efficiency of, or accuracy of analyses

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

+ Associates degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or related field with at least 2 years of metals experience.

+ Must be able to handle some non-routine samples or situations.

+ Able to routinely meet QA/QC requirements for the assays they perform.

+ Accurate documentation, timeliness, and throughput must meet the standard of the laboratory. Must possess in-depth knowledge and experience on the operation of the instrument or the chemistry involved in the assays they perform.

+ Exceptional troubleshooting skills.

Preferred Skill:

+ Knowledge of analytical method, analytical instruments, general lab practices and lab safety

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**About Kelly** ****

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Posted: 2021-08-11 Expires: 2021-10-11

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