Role description

We are currently assisting our client, an industry leader with an Analytical Chemist search near Hobbs, NM. Reporting to the Lab manager the chemist will be responsible for providing technical support to daily laboratory operations, radiological measurements evolutions, and environmental monitoring in support of the production of enriched UF6.


  • Operate the mass spectrometers and other chemical and radiological laboratory equipment, including calibration and quality control measurements.
  • Collects site and environmental gaseous, liquid, and, solid samples and performs chemical and radionuclide analysis of those samples and assures the minimization of contamination and generation of hazardous and radioactive waste in the laboratory.
  • Support preparation of reports for chemical analyses of UF6 production, survey, and personnel monitoring programs, maintains an effective record file system, keep the laboratory contamination log, and implement the timely transfer of document test results and forms as required by procedure.
  • Performs emergency plan duties and responsibilities and participates in training exercises and drills, including other duties and responsibilities as directed
  • Performs routine and event-initiated occupational and environmental radiological surveys and monitoring activities.
  • Maintain regulatory and schedule compliance for assigned tasks.
  • Develop/review procedures and procedure revisions in support of program implementation.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills


  • 0 – 3 years of related work experience
  • 1 year of experience in a Lab


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Preferred
  • Associate’s Degree – Required

Total Compensation:

  • $70,000 – $115,000

Josh joined Thomas Thor in October 2021 as a Senior-Level Recruitment Consultant with more than 8+ years’ experience successfully placing hundreds of candidates. Josh has a strong desire to help people grow in their careers. Josh takes the time to personally connect with every candidate, getting to know what their career goals and aspirations are, and what we can do to help each candidate achieve these goals. Josh specializes in Contingent and Retained Searches within the Nuclear Industry.

Josh Futrel