Posted on Jun 29, 2022 by McCampbell Analytical, Inc.
McCampbell Analytical, Inc. (MAI) is a full-service environmental analytical laboratory located in Pittsburg, CA (SF Bay Area). MAI specializes in the chemical analysis of soil, air, ground, drinking & wastewater samples with a focus on environmental contaminants such as hydrocarbons, pesticides, heavy metals, etc.
We currently have a laboratory job opening in our Solids analytical department for a Material Scientist, Geochemist, Chemist or other scientist with minimum BSc. Applicants from entry level to very experienced can be accommodated. Applicants should have educational and/or professional experience using instrumental techniques such as XRD, XRF, FTIR, SEM, and TEM. For example, a completed course or research using any of these instruments or a microprobe is qualifying.
Duties depend on the applicant's background and experience but will include at a minimum sample preparation and analysis for unknown material ID (general forensics), or regulatory purposes (EPA/NIOSH/CARB methods), or R&D/manufacturing characterization. Additional duties depending on ability may include instrument maintenance, instrument setup, development of new methods, client consultation, and report preparation.
The primary attributes that we are looking for are mechanical & instrumental aptitude, native intelligence, drive, versatility, and ability and passion to learn. Must thrive working independently but also be able to accept direction and work as a team member. Applicants having a range of skill sets will be considered, from entry-level school lab experience to seasoned professionals.
Starting salaries for entry-level BSc range from $45-55K/year and $55-65K for MSc.
BSc or higher degree required.
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