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Metals Chemist with ICP-MS Experience

Join Our TeamBrooks Applied Labs, an analytical chemistry laboratory located in Bothell, specializing in trace metals analysis and speciation to support the environmental and pharmaceutical market sectors, is looking for an analytical wizard with working experience on ICP-MS instrumentation to join our team.


  • Analysis of samples for trace metals by ICP-QQQ-MS
  • Data upload and review
  • Preparation of samples (waters, sediments, biota, etc.)
  • Calibration and maintenance of lab equipment and cleaning

Academic & Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-year experience with ICP-MS in a commercial or government laboratory setting
    • familiarity with ICP-MS interference reduction technologies and Agilent software/instrumentation is a big plus.
  • BS/BA degree in chemistry, environmental science, or a related field
    • MS/MA in chemistry, environmental science, or a related field is a plus.
  • Knowledge of clean techniques and EPA Methods
  • Experience following cGMP protocols is a plus
  • Ability to read and follow SOPs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of organization and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to keep a positive, upbeat attitude in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in groups and be a team player
  • Must be legally able to work in the US. Local candidates preferred.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

This is a laboratory position. Potential candidates must be comfortable working in a lab environment and using established safety protocols and protective equipment to perform the required duties. Duties may include:

  • Handling hazardous, caustic and corrosive chemical compounds
  • Working in a fume hood
  • Wearing a respirator
  • Standing for up to 6 hours
  • Some over-time may be required on short notice
  • Repetitive tasks involving fine motor skills and a high level of precision
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Brooks Applied Labs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes subsidized Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for employees and their dependents, 401(k) retirement account with employer match, Profit Sharing bonuses, Life and Short-Term disability coverage, 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, and much more! Please see our careers page for more information.

If you want to be part of a team that is driving positive environmental and human health outcomes through high-quality science and research, you are encouraged to apply!

To apply:

Please email your Cover Letter – Required! (please feel free to express your personality!) and Resume to jobs@brooksapplied.com; please reference “Metals Chemist” in the subject line.

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