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Heartland Consulting: TTB Physical Science Technician

Type: Full-Time

Location: Beltsville, MD

The Physical Science Technician will provide support to key Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) staff or teams by performing the following illustrative functions:

  • Prepares laboratory samples and standards for analysis
  • Assists chemists in routine sample analysis using established analytical methods and procedures
  • Assists chemists in methods development research
  • Assists chemists in collecting data and submits data in requested formats
  • Follows all laboratory Quality Program Documents (QPD), ISO and safety procedures
  • Carries out routine maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Inputs data into computer systems/data bases or instrumentation. Updates or revises databases or spreadsheets as instructed. Researches, locates, and retrieves information from databases or files. When necessary, files incoming material and maintains necessary records
  • Performs other routine and non-routine duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications: shall also have a minimum of one-year basic experience in operation, and date collection of analytical equipment such as HPLC, GC/MS, as well as isolation and separation techniques such as column chromatography, liquid-liquid and solid-phase extraction, headspace, and distillation techniques is highly desirable.

Required Experience: 2-year degree in an accredited college or university leading to associate or higher degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or basic science.

Heartland Point of Contact: If you are interested in this position, please contact Heartland Chief Operating Officer, Tim Newland, at 703-596-0238 or by email:

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability status. We E-Verify all employees.