Employment Opportunity


Forensic Chemist

A-T Solutions, Fort Gillem, GA

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Perform examinations to identify if substances are drug, explosive, or other. To include weigh, sample, and analyze the substance to determine a substance origin.
  • Utilize the following instrumentation:
    • Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
    • Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy
    • Liquid Chromatography/ Mass Spectrometry / Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
    • X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
    • X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
    • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
    • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICPMS)
    • Polarized Light Microscope (PLM)
    • Ion Chromatography (IC)
  • Compare sample results to a library of known results for the specific instrumentation and chemical being tested.
  • Use photographic equipment to capture still images of each evidence item and relevant key portions of the evidence item, or other exhibits, to support further analysis, conclusions, and documentation.
  • Document examination results/findings in the WEAT database.
  • Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
  • Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
  • Ensure a proper chain of custody for all evidence is maintained.
  • Maintain a clean laboratory and personal workspace environment, in accordance with local laboratory procedures.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 4+ years’ experience
  • Proficiency working with chemistry analytical methodologies Gas Chromatography (GC) and/or Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy.
  • Must be able to successfully pass all medical requirements for deployment.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

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How to apply: Apply online.

Posted: January 5, 2016



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