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Water Quality Chemist

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a motivated Water Quality Chemist to join our team in Silver Spring, MD! (EPA, ICP-MS, Metals Testing)

Position Summary:

Perform chemical and/or microbiological procedures on drinking water and wastewater samples. Work with the QA/QC team to uphold EPA standards throughout water sampling process.


  • Perform organic testing on water specimens
  • Use instruments for determination of microbiological organisms, physical properties, metals, and inorganic and organic chemical constituents
  • Tests/Instruments may include:
  • Flow injection
  • ICP
  • ICP/MS

  • Review, approve, and enter all resulting data into LIMS system and other appropriate databases
  • Research new technological advancements for laboratory use
  • Conduct special research projects for Lab Director


  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, microbiology, biology, or environmental sciences
  • 3+ years of of working in a water-quality testing facility
  • ICP-MS instrumentation testing for metals on drinking water samples
  • EPA Methodology 200.8
  • Flow Injection Analyzer testing for nutrients on drinking water samples

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

Keywords: Apex Systems, Silver Spring , Water Quality Chemist, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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