Laboratory Technician - Camp Based (Part Time)

Job title: Laboratory Technician - Camp Based (Part Time)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bonnyville, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-111793
Contact Name: Melissa Sim
Phone Number: +1 403 984 1349
Job Published: 4 days ago

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, a large oil and gas operator, is currently seeking a Laboratory Technician to be based in 3 month contract. This is field based position, 1-2 shifts per week with 12 hour days; FIFO from Calgary/Edmonton/LaCory.


  • Perform routine and non-routine chemical and physical analysis in support of stakeholder requirements
  • Comply with established QMS and QC/QA procedures and accredited methodology in the labs
  • Ensure instruments are calibrated and chemical inventory is stocked         
  • Troubleshoot instrument/technical issues and associated documentation
  • Participate in writing and updating Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensure daily Quality Assurance and Quality Control is performed, documented and charted for all lab instruments and/or equipment
  • Execute responsibilities according to  Safety Commitments by complying to safety policies and procedures, escalating unsafe work and identifying safety concerns
  • Follow procedures, escalating unsafe work and identifying safety concerns

  • 6-8+ years lab experience
  • ISO/IEC 17025:2005 knowledge
  • Chemical Technology diploma or University degree
  • Excellent troubleshooting and procedural skills, specifically for ICP, GC (SCD), H2S, Cl & KF Auto-titrators, Densitometer’s, Viscometers, XRD, Gravimetric, Colorimetric, Potentiometric analysis
  • Preference given to individuals with specific experience on Varian/Bruker/Scion GC’s preferable (GC software Star, Galaxy, Compass CDS).-Excellent time management, interpersonal, documentation and organizational skills
  • Proficient with standard software including LIMS, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. is preferred
  • Experience in the oil & gas industry-Experience in the SAGD industry and understanding this process would be an asset
  • High safety standards
  • Team oriented and self-motivated in a dynamic environment
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Subject to the requirements of alcohol and drug policy, including pre-assignment screening, as this is a safety sensitive position
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

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