• Icitap Forensic Chemist Advisor Mexico City
  • Amentum in Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

On Site
Mexico City, Mexico
Full time

Amentum is a premier global services partner supporting critical programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and environment.

Amentum draws from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics.
Headquartered in Germantown, Md., Amentum employs more than 50,000 people on all seven continents.

ICITAP is a cornerstone of America's global strategy for combating transnational crime, terrorism, countering trafficking in persons, establishing rule of law and enhancing human rights in developing countries.
Amentum is the contract service provider to the DOJ ICITAP and Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) programs.
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The advisor mentors host-country experts on training, techniques and procedures used in the collection, preservation, examination, analysis, and court... production of drug evidence with an emphasis on ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation requirements.

The advisor is responsible for advising and training host country officials on the use, calibration, maintenance and testing of equipment associated with chemical analysis as well as best practices for analysis, report writing and chain of custody records management.
The advisor will also work with various US officials from Departments of State (DoS) and Justice (DOJ).

Duties also include facilitating meetings; leading working groups; developing reports and specialized papers; reviewing and editing policies; and conducting briefings.

(Superior experience in critical areas may be substituted for other areas at DOJ discretion)

Bachelor's degree in forensic science, physics, biology, molecular biology, chemistry or related fields.
Minimum of 10 years of forensic science experience progressively increasing responsibilities involving complex drug cases.
Minimum of 5 years of related drug chemistry experience in an ISO 17025 accredited facility.
Experience using the Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) and other analytic methods.
Clearance Required
• U.S. Embassy Security Certificate


Experience supervising or managing ballistics analysis activities.
Demonstrated experience in QA/QC inspections and validation for forensic facilities.
Continuing education demonstrated through publications, presentations, coursework, internships, or certifications; and,
Experience training or advising foreign officials
Mexico City CDMX Mexico


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