Jacobs Analyst in Dugway, Utah
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Jacobs provides field, range, testing, chemical, and biological laboratory support to the U.S. Army at the West Desert Test Center (WDTC) located at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), UT. As a major test site for the U.S. 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.
Our Dugway Operation was established in 2004 with the award of the Field, Range, Chamber, and Laboratory Support Services (FRC&LSS) contract to Jacobs. Through the FRC&LSS contract, we have integrated Mellor Engineering with a composite staff size of more than 170 personnel.
Jacobs is seeking a Sr Analyst to support the Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) contract.
Perform liquid analysis using Gas Chromatography
Experience with Mass Spectrometry strongly desired
Experience with Liquid Chromatography / LCMS strongly desired
Analyze samples in accordance with the appropriate procedure.
Documentation of all analysis in specified formats.
Perform SST analysis using GC
Compile and review laboratory reports
Preparation of chemical solutions
Will work in the solutions laboratory half-time and serve as back-up to solutions lead
Work on individual projects within the CTD as time / necessity allows
Review data packages as part of a quality control review
Competent with MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio) and Agilent Chemstation
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Education and Experience
- Baccalaureate degree in chemistry, other physical science or engineering from an accredited university.
Able to work with or around highly toxic material.
Must be experienced with operating analytical instrumentation (primarily gas chromatographs).
Capable of diagnosing source of instrument problems and can perform routine repairs.
Can correct instrumentation problems identified by QC procedures and/or analysis of data.
Can implement methodology as directed from more experienced staff.
Disciplined in record keeping and familiar with QA/QC procedures.
Must be competent in basic computer software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Medium- Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
Generally an outdoor 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 hot and cold climates.
Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management.
No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Office is located on site in Government spaces at: Dugway Proving Ground, UT.
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.
Regular hours will be between Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
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 customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects.
This may involve airline travel.
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.
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