• Project Scientist 3 Jobs in United States Of America

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 5 - 8 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Project Scientist 3 - ( ATE000421 )


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

Job Duties

Plan and perform 17025 audits as a Lead Assessor The scope of the audits is a comparison of the ISO 17025 standard against the written procedures provided by the Chemical Test Division using ISO 190112011 and WDTC develop QAP procedures

The Project Scientist shall provide to the COR and Technical POC objective evidence that they have been trained to conduct audits in accordance with the ISO 17025 standard and ISO 190112011

Conduct each audit in coordination with the WD-CR office, and the Technical POC, accurately with tact and diplomacy
Prepare pre-assessment materials and an audit plan in accordance with the Audit Procedure
Plan each audit of the Chem
Adhere to the schedule for the audits of the QAP procedures that is developed by the CTD QSM Deviations must be negotiated between the Project Scientist, the CTD QSM, the COR and the WDTC Technical POC
Generate Corrective Action Requests (CAR), as needed, for each audit performed These CARs will be documented in the DPG Corrective Action Database
Conduct follow-up audits of completed CARs
Work with the government to improve processes that have been identified as needing process improvement The Project Scientist will produce a recommended course of action
Submit a report of each completed audit to include a final list of findings and observations prepared in accordance with the Audit procedure to the COR/TR within 15 days of the exit briefing

Test division QAP procedures as follows

Conduct an Entry briefing
Review of quality documentation, records, sample handling (if applicable)
Interviews with technicians and management
Demonstrations of processes
Examination of any implementing records
Prepare and deliver a preliminary list of findings and observations
Conduct an exit briefing


Education and Experience

PhD (or equivalent training and experience) in chemistry, other physical science, or engineering from an accredited university and at least 5 years of postdoctoral laboratory (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

Extensive knowledge in the area of chemistry or other technical area pertinent to the operation of the laboratory Able to work with and around highly toxic materials Must be able to review technical directive requirements, prepare technical approaches, provide technical expertise to more junior staff, solve complex technical problems, and lead test methodology efforts

Must be competent in basic computer software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc)

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret 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 30 pounds
There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required

Work Environment

Generally a microbiological 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 Work environment will be typical of microbiological laboratory 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 Microbiological 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

Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness Jacobs deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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