Serco Inc.

  • Inorganic Chemist; Data Validation

    Recruiting Location
    RL_MD75 - CNIC FFSP - Ft. Meade, MD
    Work Location
    Position Type
    Security Clearance
    Clearance Details
    Public Trust Certificate
  • Position Description

    Position Summary

    The Lead Inorganic Chemist supervises analytical chemists and laboratory operations. Position is based in Ft. Meade, MD.


    • Performs ICP-AES and/or ICP/MS and/or AA laboratory analysis and data validation as required to maintain laboratory throughput. Evaluates operations and makes recommendations to improve operations.
    • Holds planning & strategy meetings. Suggests modifications to existing protocols & standing operating procedures, equipment, processes or techniques.
    • Participates in evaluation process to include set up, operation and monitoring of equipment and apparatus and more complex experimental procedures involving novel samples.
    • Provides technical guidance, instruction & oversight.
    • Assists with lab maintenance.
    • Schedules experiments
    • Summarizes & records data in official notebooks
    • Orders supplies and suggests new equipment
    • Maintains a safe working environment. 


    Education and Experience

    • Requires a bachelor's chemistry degree and 4-6 years environmental laboratory experience
    • Familiar with a variety of analytical chemistry concepts, practices, and procedures including EPA SW­846 methods and EPA Air Methods.
    • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • direct experience managing and supervising large projects of a similar nature, and knowledge of NELAC Institute standards.
    • Must be US Citizen; no sponsorship available.
    • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
    • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
    • Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and work well independently
    • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet stringent deadlines


    **Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of responding to a proposal. We are seeking qualified candidates in the event of a contract award. This position is not currently funded/active.  Should Serco be awarded the contract, and you meet the qualifications of the position, you will be considered in the selection process.**

    Company Overview

    Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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