Forensic Chemist Resume Samples

A Forensic Chemist is hired to analyze non-biological trace evidence found at the crime scene to identify unknown materials and match samples to known substances. The job description entails analyzing drugs/controlled substances taken from the sites and identifying and quantify such materials. Other duties are listed on the Forensic Chemist Resume as – running tests on samples collected by the investigators, using a variety of techniques, including microscopy, optical analysis, and gas chromatography, and other technologies, carefully documenting findings and writing reports to support criminal investigations.

To perform the assigned job successfully, the following skills are needed – the ability to testify findings in the court, a thorough knowledge of local, state, and federal government rules and regulations relating to the field, knowledge of using technical equipment, and familiarity with scientific protocols to ensure reliability and quality. The job needs a degree in chemistry or clinical chemistry.

 

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Forensic Chemist Resume

Summary : As a Forensic Chemist, responsible for Supervising Forensic Scientists of a lower level in work units to manage caseloads and assignment of cases to Forensic Scientists of a lower level, and in cross-disciplinary projects, processes, and functions where advanced subject matter knowledge is required to lead activities, provide training and direction, and oversee production of results and outcomes.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Internet, Analytical, Forensic Science, Writing, Presentations.

Description :

    1. Conducted Qualitative and Quantitative Examination of Dangerous Drugs under Republic Act 9165 as well as volatile substances under Presidential Decree.
    2. Conducted examination of explosives and/or explosive ingredients.
    3. Conducted examination of Firearms and Paraffin casts for the presence of Gunpowder Nitrates.
    4. Conducted Chemico-Toxicological examination of human internal organs, gastric contents, blood water and food sample and other substances.
    5. Conducted examination of fake products in case of unfair trade competition.
    6. Conducted blood alcohol determination.
    7. Examined urine and other body fluids for the presence of dangerous drugs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science


Forensic Chemist Resume

Objective : Recent data entry specialist with extensive knowledge of many computer programs including Microsoft Office and Excel programs. Previous receptionist, inventory, retail and file clerk experience. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with staff, management, technical personnel, law enforcement personnel and others at all organizational levels.

Skills : Analytical Chemistry, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Consistently performed analyses of collected or seized evidence within the mandated 30-day turnaround time.
    2. Created and disseminated detailed reports of analytical tests, their results and results' implications.
    3. Performed qualitative and quantitative analyses of various controlled substances such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drugs such as oxycodone, diazepam, and steroids.
    4. Served as an expert witness in numerous appearances in both State and Federal courts.
    5. Completed a self-taught management course and revised training presentations.
    6. Regularly volunteered to provide off-site training in field test training and drug identification for audiences consisting of groups of employees at all levels with diverse State and local agencies.
    7. Used a broad range of analytical instrumentation GC, GC-MS, FTIR, FT-RAMAN, HPLC, CE, TLC, NMR, LC-MS and LC/MS/MS as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Forensic Chemist Resume

Headline : Hardworking, organized, Forensic Chemist professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Chemstation, ARIA, Analyst, MS Word, MS Excel, STATA,.

Description :

    1. Provided a broad range of scientific, supervisory, training and educational services for the agency, its operatives and local law enforcement officials.
    2. Analyzed collected or seized evidence for the presence of both controlled and non-controlled substances; created and disseminated detailed reports of analytical tests, their results and results' implications.
    3. Served as an expert witness in numerous appearances in both State and Federal courts.
    4. Supplied technical and field assistance to law enforcement personnel in the areas of clandestine laboratories and Ion Scan (vacuum) searches.
    5. Regularly provided off-site training in field test training and drug identification for audiences consisting of groups of employees at all levels with diverse State and local agencies.
    6. Supervised laboratory personnel as Acting Group Supervisor as required and as requested.
    7. Used a broad range of analytical instrumentation as necessary for standard and emerging technologies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Forensic Chemist Resume

Objective : Using chemistry analytical methodologies such as Gas Chromatography (GC); ultraviolet, infrared, and mass spectrophotometers; Polarimeters; and microscopes to perform duties, and also Conducting examinations while maintaining chain of custody, and formulating interpretation results for forensic and/or intelligence exploitation using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRD), DNRF.

Skills : Monitoring Skills, Chemist.

Description :

    1. Analyzed evidence suspected to contain controlled substances.
    2. Performed chemical tests, macroscopic/microscopic techniques, and instrumental analysis to identify controlled and non-controlled substances.
    3. Responded to clandestine laboratories for scientific assistance, evidence collection, and chemical analysis.
    4. Generated reports stating analytical results.
    5. Communicated with co-workers, district attorneys, and local law enforcement agencies.
    6. Provided expert witness testimony and explained the results of the analytical tests used.
    7. Developed and used strong investigative skills, Experienced in IR Spectroscopy, GC/MS, UV Spectroscopy, and interpretation of analytical data.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Forensic Chemist Resume

Summary : Conducting visual, physical, chemical, photographic, and other scientific and instrumental examinations of complex submissions of physical evidence using established knowledge of biochemistry, toxicology, and other chemistries of toxic and hazardous materials, their chemical and physical transformation and the chemistry of the resulting products.

Skills : NMR, Capillary Electrophoresis, Gas Chromatography, FTIR, Mass Spectrometry.

Description :

    1. Recruited to perform scientific examination & Analysis of collected physical evidence in Drug Analysis Laboratory at Forensic Sciences Division.
    2. Primary role involves analysis of Controlled Substances, preparing result reports and provide expert witness court testimony as required.
    3. Identified controlled drug substances by performing macroscopic, microscopic, microcrystalline, color tests and instrumental analysis.
    4. Trained in using GC-MS and FTIR for the analysis of controlled substances.
    5. Performed daily & monthly maintenance and calibration of GC-MS and FTIR and dandled ordering laboratory inventory such as reagents Maintained QA/QC documentation, result reports, and preventive maintenance records on a regular basis.
    6. Conducted routine accreditation audits, laboratory audits and maintenance checks on a regular basis.
    7. Cultivated excellent professional relationships with staff, law enforcement and court personnel.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Forensic Chemist Resume

Summary : Experienced conducting examinations while maintaining chain of custody, and formulating interpretation results for forensic and/or intelligence exploitation, and also Experienced with administrative and technical review (AR/TR) lab procedures.

Skills : Method Validation, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, ISO 17205, ISO 9000, FT-ICR MS, ATR FT-IR, ATR FT-IR Microscope, CE, GC-FID, GC-MS, HPLC, ICP, LC-MS.

Description :

    1. Received, analyzed, and returned evidence.
    2. Performed analytical analyses on substances through analytical methods.
    3. Responsible for generating a report based on the findings, witness as needed to the findings as well as analytical processes.
    4. Educated Judges, attorneys, and jurors in the advanced instrumentation philosophy in relation to the substance identification process.
    5. Analyzed, identified, documented, and recorded the analytical data and generating a report based on the findings.
    6. Trained in the Illinois State Police Training Program Drug Chemistry: A one-year program including the identification and the analyzation of substances and Cannabis as well as comprehensive and practical testing.
    7. Instrumentation experienced and maintenance: GC, MS, GC/MS, UV, IR, TLC, HPLC.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Forensic Chemist Resume

Objective : A highly motivated organized individual and am efficient in fast-paced multitasking environments. Able to prioritize effectively to accomplish objectives. Consider myself resourceful when it comes to completing tasks and problem-solving. take immense pride in any task, large or small, perform. If my name is associated with a task, it will be done to the best of my ability.

Skills : Computer Skills, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed qualitative and quantitative analyses for the presence of controlled substances.
    2. Prepared lab reports.
    3. Maintained instruments and logbooks.
    4. Conducted training of federal, state, and local law enforcement agents, and in-house chemists.
    5. Provided court testimony as an expert witness.
    6. Knowledged of Agilent instrumentation and Chemstation software.
    7. Followed safety protocols, MSDS knowledge.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S

Forensic Chemist Resume

Headline : Using chemical and physical techniques such as solid-phase extraction and liquid extraction to isolate drugs, metabolites, and poisons from biological specimens, and also Conducting analyses of samples and extracts using headspace analysis, gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, enzyme immunoassay, and other laboratory instrumentation.

Skills : Managing Skills, Implementational Skills.

Description :

    1. Handled and sampled forensic casework samples.
    2. Maintained the appropriate chain of custody of evidence.
    3. Independently performed analysis of chemical substances utilizing chemical, microscopic, TLC, and instrumental methods to include GCMS and FTIR.
    4. Generated, interpreted, reviewed, and released results.
    5. Provided expert testimony.
    6. Performed and maintaining appropriate quality assurance and quality control procedures.
    7. Effectively communicated scientific findings to internal and external clients.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Forensic Chemist Resume

                Objective : Forensic Chemist with 4 years of experience in Documenting condition as received, and also Repackaging evidence, including biological specimens, for return to submitting agency, and delivery to Evidence Staff or Mailroom Personnel.

                Skills : Repairing, Chemist.

                Description :

                  1. Performed routine maintenance and basic troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation.
                  2. Employeed must have a working knowledge of the principles, concepts, theories, reference sources and laboratory practices involved with the forensic examination of evidence.
                  3. Employeed must have a working knowledge of criminal law and of the rules and regulations regarding evidence gathering.
                  4. Worked knowledge of scientific methodology and of laboratory safety practices.
                  5. Performed and recorded complex standardized and non-standardized laboratory tests and procedures.
                  6. Analyzed results, interpret methodology, and to understand and solve theoretical problems.
                  7. Expressed technical information clearly both orally and in writing when reporting results, testifying or explaining procedures to others.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  Diploma

                                  Forensic Chemist Resume

                                  Objective : Preparing traceable analytical standards using calibrated balances, calibrated pipets, and simple math, and also Generating quantitative results using instrument software packages and commercial spreadsheets.

                                  Skills : Planning Skills, Analyzing Skills.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Understood and followed complex oral and written instructions.
                                    2. Able to perceive colors normally and make olfactory distinctions.
                                    3. Established and maintained effective working relationships.
                                    4. Supervised Forensic Scientists of a lower level at on-site scenes as they identify, collect, preserve and evaluate physical evidence.
                                    5. Provided specialized training to Assistant District Attorneys, police and fire personnel on the collection and preservation of evidence and on laboratory operations.
                                    6. Performed validation studies for work groups or units.
                                    7. Performed related duties as required, specifically those involving demonstration or application of knowledge, skills and abilities required at hire or acquired on the job.
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            2-5 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Executive
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            Bachelor's