Chemist/Materials Scientist
Oak Ridge, TN 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for a Chemist/Materials Scientist in Oak Ridge, TN.

Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro's success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.

  • The chemist or materials scientist will perform bench to pilot scale experiments to support uranium and ceramic materials research.
  • The researcher will need to prepare and analyze samples to support their work.
  • The candidate will support senior chemists and materials scientists with analytical method development.
  • The individuals will become familiar with materials process development efforts in order to effectively characterize and optimize the operations and equipment designs.
  • Activities may include operation of analytical chemistry instruments including sample preparation, operation of mechanical property testing equipment, and analysis of results.
  • Analytical equipment includes SEM, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, TGA, NMR, particle size analysis, powder rheology, BET, and acid digestion equipment.
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry or Materials Science with 2-9 years experience in a laboratory, chemical, or material manufacturing environment.
  • Masters degree in Chemistry or Materials Science with 1-9 years experience in a laboratory, chemical, or material manufacturing environment.
  • Active DOE Q clearance preferred, but not required
  • Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 9 years
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