• Project Chemist I Jobs in United States Of America

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Project Chemist I - ( ATE0002UT )


Jacobs is one of the worlds largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world

Jacobs provides field, range, testing, chemical, and biological laboratory support to the US Army at the West Desert Test Center (WDTC) located at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), UT As a major test site for the US Army Test and Evaluation Command, the WDTC is responsible for the test and evaluation of chemical and biological (CB) defense systems, incendiary and smoke/obscuration munitions systems, and related operational concepts In addition to these responsibilities, we also support non-CB testing at the WDTC for the DOD and other Federal agencies, including environmental assessment/impact evaluation and munitions demilitarization

The successful candidate will be responsible to act as the chemist on tests involving Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA), Toxic Industrial Chemicals, Toxic Industrial Materials, or simulants of CWAs Have solid hands-on experience with chemical and/or material properties testing Analytical experience a plus Lead a team of analysts, lab technicians, and chemists on test projects Act as lead for method development projects Qualify for the Personal Reliability Program and security clearance Work with CWAs and other highly toxic chemicals Review and accept technical documents and provide a technical response Coordinate closely with the government test officer on projects May be required to work long shifts, night shifts and overtime on a rotating basis if needed Manage all day to day issues associated with project execution


Education and Experience

Masters degree in chemistry from an accredited university and 2 years of experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience

Able to work with or around highly toxic materials Must be capable of planning and executing a project with nominal guidance Must be proficient in gas chromatography, spectroscopy, or other analytical instrumentation used in the laboratory Must be competent in basic computer software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc)

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret DoD security clearance

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required The incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods while performing routine laboratory work

Work Environment

Often times a chemical laboratory environment but can involve inside or outside work depending on task An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting) Outside work may include various environmental conditions including warm and cold climates Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management Office is located on site in Government spaces at Dugway Proving Ground, UT Routine work will involve use of hazardous industrial chemicals Incumbent may be required to wear standard industrial respirators and/or M-40 Mask

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required Standard Chemical Laboratory equipment


Regular hours will be between Monday-Thursday 700 am 530 pm
Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines
Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers
Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner
Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required
Travel to and from customers locations and the test fields may be required to support projects
This may involve airline travel In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary
When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion
This position will require a valid driver license to operate a variety of vehicles

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our Core Values Profitable Growth is an Imperative, People are the heart of our business, Clients are our valued partners, and Performance excellence is our commitment Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : HR / Administration / IR
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Feb 2020

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