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Chemistry Laboratory Technician

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Chemistry Laboratory Technician


Chemistry Laboratory Technician

PAE is currently seeking a Forensic Chemistry Technician based in Fort Gillem, GA

May be required to travel OCONUS (as needed)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize the following instrumentation:
    • Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
    • Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy
    • Liquid Chromatography/ Mass Spectrometry / Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
    • X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
    • X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
    • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
    • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICPMS)
    • Polarized Light Microscope (PLM)
    • Ion Chromatography (IC)
  • Support forensic examiners with routine instrument maintenance, quality assurance and quality controls.
  • Perform performance checks of reagents and instrumentation to be used in forensic casework
  • Prepare chemical reagents and solutions.
  • Support and participate in validations.
  • Maintain laboratory records.
  • Inventorying, ordering and shipping supplies
  • Ensure a proper chain of custody for all evidence is maintained.
  • Maintain a clean laboratory and personal workspace environment, in accordance with local laboratory procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 2+ years’ experience working in a chemistry laboratory
  • Proficiency working with chemistry analytical methodologies Gas Chromatography (GC) and/or Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy at a minimum.
  • Must be able to successfully pass all medical requirements for deployment.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a competency test.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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Forest Park, Georgia
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