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Laboratory Analyst – Volatile in Air GCMS

Schenectady, NY - Posted on: Friday 06/10/16


Pace Analytical Services, Inc. a leading environmental laboratory is seeking a GC MS Operator.  This position will primarily be analysis of volatile organics in Air samples in the Schenectady Air department.


Performs sample preparation and/or analysis per published methods and Standard Operating Procedures.


  • Preparing and/or analyzing environmental samples based on published methods and Pace Standard Operating Procedures
  • Following quality control procedures as outlined in documented procedures
  • Preparing standards and reagents
  • Documenting all lab activities in applicable logbooks and databases (e.g. sample prep, sample analysis, standard and reagent prep, instrument maintenance, etc.)
  • Entering data into Pace Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) as applicable
  • Performing routine maintenance of equipment and instrumentation
  • Responsible for keeping applicable workspaces clean and safe
  • Disposing of samples and by-products per required procedures
  • Handling of waste products per required procedures
  • Reviewing data from other analysts, if applicable
  • Attending required company and department meetings
  • Completing required training activities within require timeframes
  • Promoting cooperation and teamwork among staff
  • Following Pace policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA/BS in a scientific field or 2-3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • GC and/or GCMS experience a must
  • Flexible work Schedule (overtime and some weekends are required)
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Current and applicable computer skills
  • The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds  

Experience with Entech Instruments and/or  EPA Method TO-15 preferred

Pace Analytical offers a salary commensurate with experience and a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug plan, life insurance, disability coverage and 401(k) with a fully vested employer match.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit resume and salary requirements to:

Noranne Saager


Administrative Business Manager