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AOT Chemist I

The Agency of Transportation is seeking a Chemist to join the Construction & Materials Bureau. This position will be responsible for performing physical and chemical testing of cementitious materials, structural fasteners, and concrete samples. The Chemist will be required to maintain AASHTO accreditation of related laboratories within the VTrans central laboratory and will be responsible for maintaining qualification and certification to perform various standard material test methods. The position will assist the unit supervisor and manager in performing administrative duties required to meet the needs of internal and external customers, including maintenance of the Approved Cementitious Materials Source List on the public-facing web page. Additionally, the Chemist will perform research related activities in support of approved Highway Development Work Program plan and will be expected to identify and participate in training opportunities to acquire and develop knowledge of advanced testing methods, including X-Ray Fluorescence and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in chemistry or closely related field.