$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)
Provides support to program managers and test directors in the execution of specific projects. Generates and reduces data for test directors. Provides input to the production of test reports and maintains documentation of laboratory work. Perform standard microbiological/biomolecular techniques including: preparation of growth media, bacteria and virus propagation, viability counting, maintenance of culture collection, morphological/biochemical testing, staining and microscopy techniques, and isolate proteins, lipids and nucleic acids.
Conduct characterization and identification methods such as: PCR, ELISA, and PAGE. Prepare and present briefings to test directors and customers. Document laboratory procedures and prepare detailed reports. Position will require work in BSL1 and BSL2 environments on a regular basis.
Document laboratory procedures and prepare detailed reports. Field testing at various sites may require extended periods at remote sites. Weekend and after hour shifts may be required; may also be requested to work off-site during field-testing.
Education and Experience:
PhD (or equivalent training and experience) in chemistry, other physical science, or engineering from an accredited university (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
Able to work with or around highly toxic materials. Must have extensive knowledge in the area of chemistry or other technical area pertinent to the operation of the laboratory. Must be able to review technical directive requirements, prepare technical approaches, provide technical expertise to more junior staff, solve complex technical problems, and lead test methodology efforts.
Must be competent in basic computer software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
Equipment and Machines:
Other Essential Functions:
Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness. Jacobs' deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Valid Through: 2019-10-17