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Are you a skilled Chemistry Technician looking for a rewarding opportunity to support our nation's naval personnel? Leidos Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is seeking a talented Chemistry Technician to join our team at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) in Groton, Connecticut. The NSMRL conducts groundbreaking research and investigates the effects of medical, psychological, and performance issues associated with the health and performance of our brave naval personnel in operational and non-operational settings. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the principal scientist(s) in the Submarine Medicine and Survival Systems Department, specifically in the areas of submarine atmospheric monitoring and evaluation of new methods of air sampling. Apply today to make a difference in the lives of our nation's dedicated naval personnel!
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Recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider, the Leidos Health Group draws on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. From the research bench to the patient bedside, we are a company of scientists, engineers, and technologists delivering a broad range of impactful, customizable, and scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health. Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes with innovative solutions that advance the next generation of care. Our mission is to contribute to creating a healthier world. To explore and learn more, click here!
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Assist with submarine atmosphere monitoring research.
Execute research protocols in aid of research objectives, including sampling of the air for chemical and particulate exposure.
Analyze data, in collaboration with principal investigators, towards project objectives and then incorporate these analyses in reports and presentations.
Interact with outside customers and researchers.
Support subcontracted projects through execution.
Test, evaluate, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and calibrate equipment.
Install, configure, and debug any issues with laboratory setups used to perform testing of chemical sensing systems.
Establish standard operating procedures for the safe and effective operation of said chemical testing setups.
Test and characterize the above-mentioned chemical testing setup.
Test and characterize handheld, wearable, and passive gas detectors using the above-mentioned chemical testing setup.
Collect, organize, and perform routine data analysis, and verify/correct data entry.
Maintain clear and accurate inventories and logbooks; collect and record detailed observations about experiments.
Assist with preparation of technical reports, summaries, posters, data presentation, and protocols.
Conduct literature searches on identified topics relevant to current laboratory practices/protocols.
Assist in scheduling and operation of laboratory equipment.
Maintain compliance with established laboratory health and safety guidelines, as well as established methods/procedures.
Work primarily performed on a government installation. The normal work week is Monday through Friday 0800 to 1630.
Some offsite travel (~10%) may be required for data collection efforts, presentations, etc.
What Sets You Apart:
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related fields with 0-2+ years of relevant experience.
Documented evidence of research methods experience (Bachelor's thesis or coursework in research methods).
Required to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level. Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level.
Due to Federal contract requirements, US citizenship is required.
Demonstrated ability to interact and effectively communicate both written and orally with a wide variety of people.
You Might Also Have:
Familiarity with HIPAA, PHI/PII compliance, etc. is highly desired.
Experience in industrial hygiene or environmental sampling; handling air samples and processing them.
Computer literacy, Microsoft Office proficiency, and working knowledge of statistical software preferred.
Foundational and theoretical comprehension of general scientific principles.
Experience in a human subject research setting and experience in the US federal government system is highly desired.
At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We’d like to learn more about you, apply today!
Pay Range:Pay Range $53,300.00 - $82,000.00 - $110,700.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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