Associate Chemist
ECC - Denver, CO

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This position is primarily responsible for helping plan, select, coordinate and implement chemical, analytical, and environmental services to fully address the scope of work on environmental remediation and hazardous waste management projects in accordance with Company standards, regulatory criteria, and contractual obligations.

  • Under general direction, manage the preparation of environmental reports and plans, such as Uniform Federal Policy (UFP) Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs), Field Sampling Plans (FSPs), data verification and validation reports, including Quality Control Summary Reports (QCSRs) for USACE and USAEC, field test data and laboratory submittals, operation & maintenance reports, and closure reports, including delegating work to others
  • Recommend environmental solutions based on analysis of relevant data
  • Perform cross-disciplinary safety/quality, project controls, procurement and contracts, proposal-support, and estimating duties as assigned
  • Report to the site and conduct/oversee field sampling and other miscellaneous field support services
  • Monitor project progress and report to client and Project Manager (PM)
  • Perform comprehensive field professional services
  • Support multi-disciplinary work, including applied contaminant fate and transport assessment, risk-assessment support and applied statistics
  • Maintain project budget and schedule for assigned tasks
  • Apply industry standards of practice for selected technology, adhering to regulatory guidance and requirements, DoD guidance, and company policies and SOPs
  • As directed, report to the field to inspect or observe fieldwork, and review work of personnel, subcontractors and consultants to ensure compliance with approved plans and acceptable tolerances
  • Complete related documentation (field reports, logs, meeting minutes, online submittal sites), in a timely and accurate manner
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position
Corporate Competencies
  • Actively demonstrate engagement and assume responsibility for modeling ECC’s vision and core values
  • Ensure that efforts are focused on promotion of client and stakeholder success, considering both short and long term needs
  • Demonstrate a dynamic willingness to offer assistance to any ECC colleague in large or small tasks with a spirit of selflessness
  • Strive to be entrepreneurial in approaching, achieving and delivering work product or services
  • Continually develop personal effectiveness with consideration for communication, self-awareness, and building trust
  • Work to resolve conflicts and interpersonal issues that allow involved parties to move forward
  • Embrace feedback as a tool for learning and professional development
  • Purposefully seek out opportunities for learning
  • Maintain personal accountability for adapting to organizational change for the benefit of our clients, stakeholders, and colleagues
Basic Qualifications

  • Apply working knowledge of chemical, analytical, regulatory and scientific principles and analytical tools
  • Design/ apply sampling and analysis processes and remediation technologies to achieve project goals
  • Select and apply appropriate Federal environmental regulations, DoD guidelines, OSHA standards, , USACE QC protocol, building codes/ standards, and FAR
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend remedial alternative
  • Manage multi-disciplinary team in completing activities
  • Communicate well by written and verbal means and review work by others
  • Effectively manage multiple tasks and timelines
  • Work well independently and as a team
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office products, email systems, and Windows
  • Current 40-Hour HAZWOPER training/ 8 Hour Refresher
  • Four years of progressively responsible experience conducting field sampling, operation and maintenance, or other environmental services, with two years of field experience
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Toxicology or a related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or a related field
  • Current training in USACE CQCM for Contractors
  • CQA, CQM, PMP or CHMM certification
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
This position requires the ability to utilize a keyboard and similar equipment typically found in an office environment. In addition, this position requires the following:
  • Intermittent exposure to repetitive motions of the wrists or hands
  • The ability to view a computer monitor and distinguish figures or symbols
  • Walking, sitting or standing for an extended period of time
  • Exposure to indoor and outdoor work environments with hazards such as moving vehicles & equipment, dust, and potentially hazardous materials
  • Travel domestically and internationally to office and work site locations, client offices, industry events and conferences, and project sites
  • Incumbents in this position must be able to lift up to 10 pounds occasionally

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