Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

Group Leader (Wet Chemistry and Ion Chromatography)

US-CA-Berkeley
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-1919
# of Openings
1
Category
Environmental Laboratory

Responsibilities

Enthalpy Berkeley, and affiliate of the Montrose Environmental Group, is looking for a full time Group Leader for our Wet Chemistry department.  Group Leaders at Enthalpy equip and maintain a well-trained and informed staff to meet the expectations of our clients by efficiently and profitably generating defensible data on time.

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Personnel supervision, time management, and operational efficiency
  • Accurate and timely communication with internal and external clients
  • Project scheduling
  • Anions analysis by Ion Chromatography
  • Assist with analysis of water and soil samples for alkalinity, conductivity (EC), pH, settable solids, total dissolved solids (TDS), total suspended solids (TSS), and turbidity.
  • Assist with analysis of samples for Oil & grease, Oil & Grease with silica cleanup, cyanide, sulfides, BTU, corrosivity, Ferrous iron, Flash point, Ignitability, MBAS, Phenols, Ortho and total phosphates, Reactive Cyanide, Reactive Sulfide, Salinity.
  • Assist with analysis of samples for Ammonia, BOD, COD, Hexavalent Chromium, and TOCWB
  • Meet hold times/due dates for samples.
  • Assist with other short hold analyses:  Fe+2, Residual Chlorine, MBAS, PO4-O
  • Development of analytical methods
  • Preparation of data summaries for inclusion in client reports.
  • Sample and Standard Preparation as needed
  • Occasional split shift and/or weekend duties
  • Instrument calibration and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Write and assist the QAC with updating related SOPs
  • Maintain adequate consumables and parts for analyses
  • Maintaining organized records of sample preparation and analysis, and equipment maintenance
  • Communicate with client’s questions or concerns
  • Initiate and address non-conformance issues
  • Hiring, firing, and disciplinary actions
  • Conflict resolution, personnel skills development and team building
  • Overhead projects designed to improve efficiency of, or accuracy of analyses
  • Comply with Enthalpy’s Quality Assurance Program and other policies
  • Other duties as assigned by the Lab Supervisor or Lab Director
  • Ensure staff comply with Enthalpy’s Health and Safety Plan

Qualifications

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Associates degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience required

 

Preferred Skills

  • Effectiveness.  Positive outcomes & results of communication skills
  • Conflict resolution skills: Removes/Breakdown organizational communication barriers
  • Assertion Skills-Problem diagnosis, assess corrective action, not blame
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain composure during stressful times

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