Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • Analyst (Toxicology)

    Job Locations US-VA-Henrico
    Posted Date 7 months ago(7 months ago)
    ID
    2018-2069
    # of Openings
    9
    Category
    Environmental Laboratory
  • Responsibilities

    Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. is a high-growth Environmental Services company offering (i) Measurement and Analytical services and (ii) Environmental Resiliency and Sustainability services to a diverse range of clients in industry and government throughout the United States and abroad.  Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates and policy experts are proud of our ability to objectively help industry, the public and regulators work constructively together on environmental opportunities.

     

    Enthalpy Analytical, part of the larger organization, Montrose Environmental Group, is comprised of over 8 laboratories servicing air, water, soil and tobacco testing.  Regulations drive the need for our services, but our unique capabilities allow us to add value to clients beyond environmental compliance.  For our families and communities, we strive to protect the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the soil on which they live.  

     

    We are currently seeking a Toxicology Analyst for our tobacco, cigarettes, and e-cigarette testing laboratory located in Richmond, VA. The hourly range for this position is between $18-$20/hr., which will be commensurate with experience.

     

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:                                                                              

    • Analyze data toward project direction goals and milestones; follow study protocols and technical reports
    • Conducting assays for mutagenicity/genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of pure chemicals or complex mixtures from various sources
    • Conduct research and present research findings
    • Work with Business Development, supervisors and customers to develop new capabilities and assays
    • Operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation
    • Laboratory day-to-day housekeeping and ordering responsibilities
    • Assist in data compilation and data review
    • Prepare summary of findings and observations
    • Work in a GLP compliant environment
    • Document sample preparation completely enough to reconstruct the process, detect an error, or demonstrate substantial compliance to specific procedures.
    • Document sample preparation legibly, with compliant entries into notebooks/templates according to specifications detailed in the associated SOPs.
    • Assemble data packages and perform peer review of work.
    • Inform Group Leader of repeat requests, deviations, or any situation that is out of compliance.
    • Observe acceptable safety habits and keep a clean work area.
    • Obtain from Group Leader or Department Manager and peers a complete understanding of compliance criteria for the tests and procedures they are performing at specific workstations.
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

     

    • Associates degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or related field 
    • 1 year of relevant experience (academic or professional) preferred in cell biology, biochemistry, physiology or toxicology/pharmacology
    • Well organized and have an attention to detail
    • Good organization and communication skills
    • Experience in mammalian tissue culture, in vitro mutagenicity assays including the Ames assay, microscopy (light and fluorescence), biochemical, histology techniques and micro-plate based assays

     

    Montrose Environmental Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.

     

    As permitted by applicable law, employment with Montrose is at-will.

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