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Chemist/Material Scientist

Job Category: Chemistry
Posted on: 07/29/2021 by Edgewater Technical Associates, LLC
Job reference #: 4936

Y-12, TN US-Region II (South East)
Address: Oak RIdge
Zip/Postal Code: 37830

Compensation Why is Pay Rate not specified?
Unspecified Wage
Unspecified Per Diem

  • Long Term

Expiration Date 10/27/2021

Job description
Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a Chemist/Materials Scientist opportunity for our customer in Oak Ridge, TN at the Y-12 National Security Complex.

Non Q cleared candidates will be considered, although Q clearances are preferred.

The chemist or materials scientist will perform bench to pilot scale experiments to support uranium and ceramic materials research. The researcher will need to prepare and analyze samples to support their work. The candidate will support senior chemists and materials scientists with analytical method development. The individuals will become familiar with materials process development efforts to effectively characterize and optimize the operations and equipment designs. Activities may include operation of analytical chemistry instruments including sample preparation, operation of mechanical property testing equipment, and analysis of results. Analytical equipment includes SEM, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, TGA, NMR, particle size analysis, powder rheology, BET, and acid digestion equipment.

Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or Materials Science with 2-14 years’ experience in a laboratory, chemical, or material manufacturing environment. Master’s degree in chemistry or Materials Science with 1-13 years’ experience in a laboratory, chemical, or material manufacturing environment.

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website.

If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details. Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401(k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning on DAY 1.


Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

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Other requirements

>1 year

Security Clearance
No Clearance



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