• Air Exposure Assessment Scientist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/15/2019 3:09 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2044
    # Positions
    1
    Type
    Full-Time 40
    Location
    US-NC-Durham
    Security Clearance Level
    National Agency Check (Client Initiated)
  • Responsibilities

    Entry Level Scientist to support air exposure studies at the US EPA Research Traiangle Park, NC facility.

     

    General responsibilities include:

    • Perform portions of applied scientific activities relative to the research, design and modification of lab and field projects under the direction of experienced professional and scientific personnel.
    • Participate in the collection and analysis of data utilized for the determination of needs, requirements and operations for (test) project design and support.
    • Perform other technical activities, as necessary.

     

    Field Site responsibilities will include:

    • Visual inspection of air quality measurement devices
    • Data retrieval
    • Instrument troubleshooting (if necessary)
    • Clear documentation of all inspections and troubleshooting activities in the field notebook
    • Strict adherence to safety rules and proper use of PPE
    • Following protocols according to program QA standards

     

    Data processing responsibilities will include:

    • Data download to PC
    • Preliminary data validation, using Excel spreadsheet templates
    • Data review summary reports

     

    Communications-related responsibilities will include:

    • Download and handling of raw data files
    • Completion of data validation spreadsheets
    • Data summary reports
    • Transcription of field notes

    Qualifications

    • B.S. in Environmental Engineering/Science or related discipline from an accredited university program
    • 0-2 years’ prior experience in a working laboratory environment (outside of classroom environment is desired, but not mandatory)
    • 0-2 years’ prior experience in a field-work environment desired (outside of classroom environment is desired, but not mandatory)
    • Familiarity with general laboratory safety and maintenance

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