The Chemist will provide various levels of data validation for methods including but not limited to radiochemistry, VOCs, SVOCs, metals, cyanide, PCBs, pesticides, herbicides, TCLP analyses, general chemistry parameters, dioxin/furans, PCB congeners, and biological and chemical agents. In addition, the chemist will prepare and review QAPPS and sampling plans, procure laboratory services, provide guidance and convey instructions for collection of samples. Work will involve providing assistance outside normal working hours, including weekends.
The Chemist may also be required to assist in the field in the Emergency Response On-Call Program as an “on-call” responder available 24hrs a day for a week at a time and maintain preparedness for immediate mobilization while on-call. This could include use level of D-A PPE to make entries into potentially hazardous areas and setting up a lab for the field samplers and providing guidance on methods at odd hours.