PDC Laboratories, Inc. Organic Volatiles GCMS Analyst – Peoria, IL

Job Summary (Full-Time Position)

PDC Laboratories, Inc., part of a leading family held waste service organization that has been in business since 1928, is seeking the right individual to be part of our team as an Organic Volatiles GC/MS Analyst. This opportunity will be located in our Peoria, Illinois full service environmental testing laboratory. Now is a great time to join our team!

Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Work shift will be days Monday through Friday. Overtime and weekends may be required depending on the workload and customer needs.
  • Prepare drinking water, ground water, wastewater and soil samples for analysis using approved methods while meeting each method-defined QC procedure using Purge & Trap and GC/MS.
  • Process and review analytical data, cleaning scientific glassware, reagent and standard preparation, equipment maintenance and general laboratory housekeeping.


  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment both independently and as a member of a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks under time constraints
  • Able to follow both oral and written instructions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or related physical science field
  • A minimum of 2 years’ previous experience with GC/MS instrumentation is required
  • Purge and trap analysis experience and familiarity with EPA methods 8260, 624 and 524.2 are preferred
  • Ability to read and understand technical procedures and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Working knowledge of MS Outlook and Excel
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Successfully completes the pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check which will include previous employments checks and criminal history

We offer an excellent benefit package. If you are interested in this position, please apply on our website www.pdcarea.com or submit a resume to employment@pdcarea.com. Subject Line: Organic Volatiles GC/MS Analyst

PDC Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.