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 maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, and repair of air, and water environmental sampling and monitoring equipment, including Gas chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS). A wide variety of hazardous materials may be encountered, including toxic industrial chemicals, and biological agents. Sampling and monitoring activities using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), up to and including fully encapsulated Level A, may be required. A moderate amount of travel may be required with little advance notice. Early morning, evening and weekend extended hours, in a sometimes stressful field environment, may also be required
Perform daily maintenance of environmental systems to respond to emergency responses.
Familiarity with Method TO-15 and computer skills.
Data review and report writing.
Shipping/Tracking of equipment to field sites and service/repair vendors.
- 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.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Environmental Eng
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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