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Field Analyst I

Field Analyst I

ID 
2016-1300
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MN-Minneapolis
Category 
Science

More information about this job

Overview

Candidate will perform collection and field analysis of environmental and process related air samples for the MN Field Services Division.  Sampling is performed for clients in most of the 50 states, including Alaska. This position includes extensive travel, mostly by truck and trailer, following DOT driving regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of field analytical tests, primarily gas-phase organic and inorganic compounds by extractive fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy
  • Perform field sampling in accordance with EPA, NIOSH, and OSHA methodologies, field service QA manual, and client directed objectives
  • Operate FTIR analysis on-site for clients and provide an understanding of potential hazardous materials
  • Utilize various computer software programs for analysis of field samples and troubleshoot computer or instrument difficulties
  • Present a high quality professional appearance

Qualifications

  • BS in Chemistry or related science
  • Must have the ability to lift equipment in excess of 50 pounds and be comfortable with heights
  • Must have valid drivers license and good driving record over the past five years
  • Position requires travel
  • Ability to work in all types of outdoor environments                                  
  • Advanced computer and mechanical skills

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