Laboratory Technician

Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: CAD37 - CAD42 per hour
Start Date: 2020-02-19
Reference: BH-122404
Contact Name: Paula Mantilla
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 20, 2020 15:48

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 for a fly in fly out opportunity in Fort McMurray.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports and complies with the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of COP's Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System.
  • Oversees all analytical operations.
  • Performs various analysis not limited to the following: Ph., turbidity, conductivity, hardness, alkalinity, sulphites, chlorides, bitumen-in-water using equipment such as Hach Spectrometer, Turner Fluorescence Meter, Titration Probes etc.
  • Provides necessary training to ops staff when needed.
  • Assists in developing site specific operating practices.
  • Ensures QA/QC lab analysis procedures are correct and followed.
  • Ensures appropriate test methods and standards are applied and measurement quality objectives are met.
  • Monitors  QA/QC procedures on a daily basis.
  • Performs spot checks of analysis data and investigates/report any inconsistencies.
  • Conducts regular internal QA/QC audits and reports on gaps found.
  • Ensures laboratory facility is kept clean and in a safe and functional condition.
  • Ensures that all laboratory supplies and expendables are available and in stock.

Required and Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced level, 1-3 years of laboratory experience
  • Provides more technical/functional support than administrative support.
  • Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of technology, applications, terminology, and procedures required of job function.
  • Performs varied and more complex tasks.
  • Makes decisions within broad parameters.