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Chemist I

Chester, VA

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**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.
Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.
Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.
At this time, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.
This position does not offer relocation assistance.
Job Summary
Chesterfield Power Station is seeking an entry level Chemist to join its team in Chester, Virginia.
The Chemist I will perform the following duties:
Sampling, analysis and reporting and recording of water, fuel, chemical, or environmental chemistry samples.
Coordinates with operations, field and department staff to discuss implications of results of analysis.
Ensures quality and compliance of laboratory and sampling procedures, and recommends operating guidelines to improve production quality.
Consults with other departments and provides advice on chemistry problems.
Analyzes samples, monitors chemical quality of operating systems and cycles, fuel, wastes, etc., and/or conducts study audits with results and recommendations to management.
Maintains quality control assurance program for lab methods, ensures equipment calibration, and verifies documentation. Performs studies. and prepares reports and recommendations, for design or process changes.
Coordinates with company and station personnel, providing technical support and analysis, to assist in plant equipment maintenance, or to improve company operations.
Develops laboratory analysis procedures for training other employees.
Reviews data and reports, provides analyses and maintains computer information accuracy.
Orders and tracks all lab chemicals and equipment.
May perform maintenance, calibrations, and troubleshooting of advanced analytical instrumentation and/or train other staff.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
1-3 years of work experience with analytical chemistry, laboratory concepts, and laboratory techniques.
1-3 years of work experience with environmental regulations.
Education Requirements
B.S. in Chemistry, Environmental Science or Biology
Working Conditions
Dust / Grease / Oil 76-100%
Fumes 76-100%
Loud Noise 76-100%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery 76-100%
Travel Up to 25%
Test Description
No Testing Required
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Certain positions at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. limiting its consideration of certain applicants.
Other Information
We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.  
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  
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