Technician, Analytical Services (CLS)

Teck Resources Limited
Posted 2 months ago
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TBD
Temporary

Job Description

Reporting to the Group Leader, Analytical Services, the Technician, Analytical Services, provides analyses using classical, instrumental & spectrometric techniques on a wide variety of routine & non-routine samples.

A 5 x 2 shift schedule is in effect for this position.

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 Troubleshoot problems as they occur; update and upgrade documented analytical procedures and data; report conclusions and recommend action 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, BC Certified Assayer or graduate of a two-year chemical sciences program (or equivalent) with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an industrial laboratory is required Preference will be given to those who have experience in an ISO accredited laboratory At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2020, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eleventh straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

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