Technician, Analytical Services (OES)

Teck Resources
Posted 9 days ago
Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Group Leader, Analytical Services, the Technician, Analytical Services provides analysis using optical emissions spectrometers, LECO C/S analyzer, calorimeter, alpha detectors, ICP-OES instruments and the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

A 4 x 4 shift (days/nights) schedule is in effect for this position.

This role is 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.

This position offers a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off and comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package. Come experience what work life balance is all about!


Observe safety and hygiene regulations and procedures in the performance of duties 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


Applicants must be a BC Certified Assayer, hold a degree in Chemistry, or have completed the theoretical and practical components of an Assayer Training Program Minimum of three years analytical experience in a metallurgical testing 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.

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