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Job #: R-00100717-OTHLOC-PL-2D2605
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Chemist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we take care of our employees. We seek the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance. We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference.

Join Leidos and make a difference for our Federal customers in environmental remediation as a chemist helping coordinate the data management of our field results.  

This is a hybrid position, and requires some in office support. When presence in the office is required, work can be performed at one of the following locations: Cleveland, Ohio; Oak Ridge, TN; St. Louis, MO; or Reston, VA. It is expected the candidate will be within commutable distance to one of these locations.

  • Evaluate lab reports for completeness, assess quality control results, and assign validation flags to reported concentrations based on the validation criteria

  • Prepare written narratives to describe validation findings and write quality assurance/quality control reports

  • Prepare sample information for field work including database setup of sample IDs, labels and chain-of-custody documents, and evaluate compliance with planning documents

  • Develop completion reports to ensure sampling plans are executed in accordance with project requirements

  • Query data in response to project management needs and prepare presentation tables for various reporting requirements; evaluate accuracy of final data relative to the reported data

  • Track samples from collection through laboratory receipt, analysis, and reporting, and evaluate documents for accuracy and completeness

  • Perform validation of laboratory data packages of inorganic, organic, or radiological data received from analytical laboratories

  • Entering data into various internal databases as well as ERPIMS,, FUDSChem and perform quality control checks on data entry

  • Routine communication and coordination with data management staff to ensure overall project objectives are satisfied

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in chemistry or other science, and At least 4 years' relevant experience validating chemical analytical data and performing environmental data or database management.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Eight or more years' relevant experience.

  • Experience in environmental field work or environmental analysis.

  • Experience with environmental data validation practices/policies/procedures especially the Department of Defense Quality Systems Manual and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Functional Guidelines for Data Review.

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

  • Experience with data management software such as MS Access and SQL; or environmental databases such as ERPIMS, EQuIS, or FUDSChem.

  • Familiarity with laboratory instrumentation systems.

Due to contract requirements; U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency is required

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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