Chemical Laboratory Technician and/or Assayer Analytical Services

Teck Resources
Posted 2 months ago
Trail,
$43.26 per hour
Casual

Job Description

Join us in the welcoming community of Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips! Whether it’s biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone.

Reporting to the Group Leader, Analytical Services, the Technician, Analytical Services may provide analyses using optical emissions spectrometers, Leco C/S analyzer, AA spectrometers, calorimeter, alpha detectors, ICP-OES instruments, auto-titrators and the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

Workload and shift times are dependent on business area needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Provide analyses by following established procedures, recognizing problems as they arise and correcting them
  • Work in a variety of sections to meet changing work requirements or priorities
  • Participate as a member of a team under the direction of a Senior Technician in special projects and method development projects aimed at extending the capabilities and service supplied by Analytical Services
  • Conduct routine and assigned quality control tasks to maintain accuracy of results
  • Use knowledge of Analytical Services and assaying procedures to train other technicians and trainees
  • Recognize interferences between elements and take action (complexing, removing) using instrumental principles to optimize sensitivities during instrument set-up
  • Enter results into the LIMS for direct reporting to Operations; report unusual conditions directly to customers

Qualifications:

  • A graduate with a B.Sc. in Chemistry, graduates of a two-year chemical sciences program (or equivalent), or BC Certified Assayer.

Why Join Us?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.

 

This is a unionized position with United Steelworkers Local 480 Office and Technical.

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