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Research Scientist (GC/FPD/MSD Operator)
Pueblo Metro Area
JN -082019-112950

• Conducts and/or participates in assigned technical tasks in support of complex multi-disciplinary technical projects, which may include dilute agent standards program, chemical agent neutralization processes, waste water treatment of Hydrolysate and bio-effluent, thermal treatment processes, and air sampling and analysis to meet data quality objectives. 

• Participates in laboratory initiated technical projects to evaluate method efficacy and efficiency, develops laboratory operating procedures, prepares technical specifications, and extrapolates and interprets technical data for completeness, reasonableness and fit. 

• Participates in the development of materials for presentation of results to clients, regulators, stakeholders, and in public forums. Participates in scientific conferences, peer review panels, and increases company visibility through publications, as necessary. 

• Conducts quality and peer review of laboratory generated data, work flow assessments, write and review technical laboratory documents, analyze data integrity and trends, and drafts the required government correspondence memos. 

• Conducts routine preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance on highly specialized laboratory equipment, recommends and justifies evaluation of new products to meet business requirements within the lab. 

• Builds relationships with internal and external clients and is recognized as subject matter expert by external stakeholders (CDPHE, OPCW, ACWA, etc.) in all facets of sample preparation, analysis, and reporting for the responsible area of study. 

• Assists in the development requirements of the labs technical scope associated with the agent standards program. Candidate shall identify required staffing, materials, equipment and schedule elements necessary to execute work. 

• Assigns, trains and mentors less experienced technical staff. 


• Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or equivalent scientific field of study with minimum of five (5) years analytical laboratory experience, a MS with two (2) years equivalent experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

• Demonstrated knowledge in instrumental methods of analysis including gas chromatographic analysis (IC, ICP-MS, P&T, and HPLC) required. 

• Previous toxic material handling, wet chemistry and EPA methods (8260, 8270, 9045, 9012, 8081, and 6020) highly desired. 

• Excellent PC skills which may include database entry/management (e.g. Windows OS, Access, MS Office Suite). 

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