Environmental Scientist / Chemist with Security Clearance
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Job Description: No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs! Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies" Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear Leidos currently has an opening for an Environmental Scientist/Chemist to support an Environmental Protection Agency contract. This is a hands-on environmental sampling and monitoring position for a high profile EPA contract. The principal duties of the position include 1) maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, and minor repair of air, water and radiation environmental sampling and monitoring equipment, specifically including Mass Spec and 2) performance of real time environmental monitoring and sample collection activities at hazardous waste sites, environmental emergency response sites or oil spills. A wide variety of hazardous materials may be encountered, including toxic industrial chemicals, biological agents, and radioactive materials. Sampling and monitoring activities using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), up to and including fully encapsulated Level A, will be required. A moderate amount of travel may be required with little advance notice. Periodic early morning, evening and weekend extended hours, in a sometimes stressful field environment, may also be required. Primary Responsibilities Perform monthly/quarterly maintenance of environmental sampling and monitoring equipment. Shipping/Tracking of equipment to field sites and service/repair vendors Basic Qualifications * Bachelor degree in environmental science, chemistry, physics, biology or similar. * Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance. * Must be able to obtain 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training certificate. * Must be capable of performing field work and lifting 50 pounds. Preferred Qualifications * 2+ years experience performing multi-media environmental sampling and monitoring. * Mass Spec. instrumentation experience preferred. * Preparation of documentation including SOPs, Quality Assurance Project Plans, site-specific sampling and analysis plans, health and safety plans, final reports. * Clear written and verbal communication skills. * Field portable instrument maintenance, troubleshooting and minor repair experience. Public Trust
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