Base Chemist in Nassau at PAE

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Base Chemist

The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission is to provide Naval Warfare Centers, the Fleet, and other customers with accurate undersea, surface, and in-air three-dimensional tracking data and other unique Atlantic test facilities.  In support of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Fleet readiness assessment and training. AUTEC is a Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport's largest single team project, providing both deep and shallow water test and training environments.

Responsible for administering and documenting chemical sampling and monitoring of installation systems (Water, waste water and fuels) for regulatory/contract compliance on the AUTEC project.


  • Responsible for chemical sampling and analysis in support of Standard Operational Procedures P4423-03 Potable Water Treatment, P4423-06 Fuels Management, P4423-07 Wastewater Treatment.
  • Based on lab results, makes recommendations to adjust operational procedures to best comply with regulatory requirements.
  •  Requires ability to isolate problems & innovate solutions as applied to the potable water collection, purification, and distribution processes.
  • Primary point of contact for development and execution of multiple vendor support agreements. with qualified chemical lab services to satisfy regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Submits monthly reports as required by contract.
  • Supports escort requirements as needed to secure/sensitive facilities.
  • Attend all required training classes when represented and scheduled.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with a minimum of 3 years professional experience in a related field.
  • 3 years of cumulative specialized experience in at least 3 of the following areas is preferred. Qualifying experience consists of one or more years’ experience in any single area.  (a) Analysis of liquid, solid and gaseous materials. (b) Sewage treatment plant effluent analysis. (c) Reverse osmosis plant operation. (d) Municipal water distribution systems (e) Fuel oil analysis
  • Strong background in analytical chemistry with a working knowledge of the Safe Drinking Water Act highly desirable.
  • Obtain CNIC Overseas drinking water certification for water production and water distribution within 1 year of hire.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel and Outlook) and MAXIMO.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and access utility trenches and on occasion confined spaces
  • Interpersonal skills to interface with all levels of personnel in multi-cultural team-oriented environment
  • Occasionally lifts/carries/pushes/pulls up to 50 pounds of supplies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License and passport will be required.
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance;   US Citizenship is required.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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