Group Leader at Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Richmond, Virginia

Job Description:


Are you passionate and ready to join an inclusive work environment, committed to leading new ideas and pathways, and to delivering value? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you. Who are we? We are Montrose, a leading environmental services company with 1,600 employees across 70 locations worldwide, focused on supporting clients as they deal with the environmental challenges of today, and prepare for what's coming tomorrow.


Our Mission is: To help protect the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the soil that feeds us, and is supported by our Principles: We Value Our People, We Value Our Community, We Value Our Clients, We Value Our Shareholders. We care for the well-being of our people and offer:

  • Competitive compensation packages

  • Industry leading benefits packages including company paid life and disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave benefits

  • Progressive vacation policies and company holidays including floating holidays to meet the diverse needs of our people.

  • 401(k) plan offered

  • A financial assistance program to help support peers in need

  • An educational reimbursement program

  • Access to best rates in the industry to bring your student loan debt down to size


Enthalpy Analytical, is part of the larger organization, Montrose Environmental Group, is comprised of over 9 laboratories servicing air, water, soil, tobacco, cannabis, and toxicology testing. Regulations drive the need for our services, but our unique capabilities allow us to add value to clients by providing custom solutions to their unique product or critical regulatory assessments.

Currently seeking a Full-Time Group Leader (Environmental Laboratory - Chemistry).

As a key member of the laboratory team, Group Leaders equip and maintain a well-trained and informed staff to meet the expectations of our clients by efficiently and profitably generating defensible date on time. Our Group Leaders will be an analyst who is responsible for most aspects of an operating team within the lab. Additional duties are:

  • Analyze various client-provided sample matrices for Wet Chemistry analyses utilizing Flow Analyzer, UV-Spectrophotometer, SPEs, Gravimetric, etc.

  • Personnel supervision, time management, and operational efficiency

  • Conflict resolution and personnel skills development, team building and conflict resolution

  • Accurate and timely communication with internal staff and management.

  • Project scheduling, focus on rush and short hold sample preparation and analysis

  • Perform instrument maintenance and repair

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving

  • Prepare calibration standards & calibrate instruments

  • Maintain inventory of standards & supplies; order replacements as needed

  • Development of analytical methods

  • Write and assist with updating related SOPs

  • Overhead projects designed to improve efficiency of, or accuracy of analyses

  • Peer review other analysts' data packages, data entry, sequences, bench books, etc.

  • Comply with Enthalpy's Quality Assurance Program and other policies

  • Ensure staff comply with Enthalpy's Health and Safety Plan, in particular a willingness to work with concentrated acids as well as instructing staff on proper handling and safety procedures for those acids.


To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Bachelor degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or equivalent

  • Minimum of 3-4 years laboratory experience required, commercial production laboratory

  • Group Leaders must be well versed in most of the methods run within their department, Bachelor's degree in a scientific field

  • They must have shown the ability to organize, communicate, and facilitate priorities to staff in an effective manner

  • They must be able to handle non-routine samples and be capable of managing an effective workflow in their department (this includes managing man-hours, machine time and logistics for numerous assays)

Preferred Skills

  • Effectiveness. Positive outcomes & results of communication skills

  • Conflict resolution skills: Removes/Breakdown organizational communication barriers

  • Assertion Skills-Problem diagnosis, assess corrective action, not blame

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain composure during

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.


From comprehensive air measurement and laboratory services to regulatory compliance, emergency response, permitting, engineering, and remediation, Montrose delivers innovative and practical design, engineering and operational solutions that keep its clients on top of their immediate needs - and well ahead of the strategic curve.We are a fast-paced and dynamic team. At Montrose, you are your own boss, but you will get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues. Therefore, if freedom, autonomy, head-scratching professional challenges attract you, we'd love to speak with you.

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Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities.
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