**24892BR** **Requisition ID:** 24892BR **Business Unit:** TSU **Job Description:** CDM Smith is seeking a talented environmental scientist/analytical chemist to join our research team in our Bellevue Research and Testing Laboratory. This position involves conducting cutting edge treatability and laboratory research projects for a variety of clients across CDM Smith's environment, water, PFAS, and energy markets. The ideal candidate should be team-oriented, have a high attention to detail, and should be comfortable independently executing experiments based on documented work plans and guidance from the project technical lead. The ideal candidate should exhibit the following characteristics: - 3 years of analytical experience under a commercial laboratory environment. The analytical experience should include sample preparation; data analysis, QA/QC, and reporting; and instrument operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting for GC-MS, GC-FID/TCD, and IC. - Analytical method development and verification, and preparation of standard operating procedures are a plus. - Experience in independently setting up experiments including building reactors/columns/other experimental apparati is a plus. - Independent data analysis and interpretation experience is a plus. - Experience adhering to budget, scope, and schedule constraints. - Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills. - Understanding of chemical and biological hazards and considerations at the laboratory scale. - Experience in running UV, ozone, and/or other water treatment tests at the bench scale study level is a plus. **Job Title:** Environmental Scientist 3 **Group:** ETO **CDM Smith Employment Type:** Regular **Minimum Qualifications:** Education: Bachelor's degree in science or related discipline. Experience: 3 years of related experience. Travel: Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands. **Preferred Qualifications:** 3 minimum years of laboratory experience since BS degree in chemistry, engineering, or a scientific discipline. **EEO Statement:** We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. **Why CDM Smith?:** CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. **Job Site Location:** Washington - Bellevue **Agency Disclaimer:** All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee. **Amount of Travel Required:** 5% **Assignment Category:** Fulltime-Regular **Visa Sponsorship Available:** Yes **Skills and Abilities:** Intermediate knowledge of standard field protocols for their respective discipline. Intermediate knowledge of scientific methods and processes. Expert knowledge of Microsoft business software (excel, word, etc.). Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Intermediate knowledge of regulations (federal, state, and local) governing environmental review and project implementation.