Metals Laboratory Analyst I


Job Title: Senior Metal Analyst
Location: Mountainside, NJ
Company: Chemtech, an Alliance Technical Group Company
Pay Range: $23.00/hr. - $28.00/hr.
  • Summary/Objective: Chemtech, an Alliance Technical Group company, is seeking a Senior Metal Analyst with a minimum of 3 years of experience. Responsibilities include performing routine metal analyses, logging samples, preparing samples, troubleshooting instrumentation, and reporting results. Expertise in EPA methods 6010, 6020, 200.7, 200.8, 7471b, and 245.1 is required.

    Essential Functions:
    • Conduct advanced metal analyses using ICP-AES (Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy) and ICP-MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry) per EPA methods 6010, 6020, 200.7, and 200.8.
    • Implement mercury analysis through EPA methods 7471b and 245.1.
    • Validate and interpret analytical data, ensuring precision and accuracy.
    • Maintain, troubleshoot, and optimize analytical instruments.
    • Prepare and process samples while adhering to quality control and quality assurance protocols.
    • Document findings in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies.
    • Support method development and optimization for metal analysis.
    • Provide technical guidance to junior analysts and lab staff.
    • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in analytical techniques.
    • Ensure laboratory safety and adherence to standard operating procedures.

    Required Qualifications:
    • BS. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a general chemistry lab or 1 year in a specialized lab.
    • Proficient in EPA methods, including:
      • EPA Method 29, 306, SW-846 0060 & 0061
      • EPA Method 5, 17, 201A, 202, 200.8, 6020, 245.1, 1631
    • Proficiency with CVAAS, ICP/OES, ICP/MS.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences.
    • High level of detail orientation and organizational skills.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, multitask, and work independently.
    • Comprehensive understanding of laboratory safety protocols.

    Employee Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation with quarterly bonuses.
    • Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental, vision).
    • Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care costs.
    • 401(K) plan with a competitive match to support retirement planning.
    • Recognition programs celebrating service milestones and achievements.
    • Continuing education and tuition assistance to promote professional growth.
    • Employer-sponsored disability benefits and life insurance.
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for personal and professional support.
    • Generous paid time off (PTO) and holidays for work-life balance.
    • COBRA continuation coverage.
    • Support for QSTI certification, casual dress code, per diem, and paid travel.

    Why Join Us?
    • Environmental Impact: Engage in work that contributes to sustainable practices and reduces environmental impact.
    • Upward Mobility: Access opportunities for career advancement and professional growth in a supportive environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Chemtech, an Alliance Technical Group company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status, and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or state law.