Laboratory Technician

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Jun 24
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AGAT Laboratories is a full-service laboratory with locations across Canada. We are the most diversified laboratory in Canada. Our scientists are highly-skilled and specialized in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, geology, engineering and other specialty services. With a broad range of staff experience and state-of-the-art instrumentation, we provide cross-analytical solutions for the Environmental, Energy, Mining, Transportation, Industrial, Agri-food and Life Sciences sectors.

Summary:

AGAT Laboratories is currently hiring for a Laboratory Technician to join our Inorganics/Environmental working out of our Dartmouth, NS facility. The Laboratory Technician will gain career experience in a laboratory with direction from the Laboratory Supervisor and other Laboratory team members. The successful candidate will assist with administrative and basic laboratory activities.

Preferred start date : May 1st 2023;

Schedule: Monday to Friday from 8am to 4:30pm;

This is a position with a permanent status.

Duties:

  • Perform basic laboratory procedures including preparation of samples, reagents and calibration solutions.
  • Provide general lab support including washing glassware, cleaning work stations and waste disposal.
  • Calibrate, operate, maintain and troubleshoot intermediate instruments.
  • Compile, verify and validate accurate data records.
  • Meet quality assurance and turn around specifications.
  • Follow all Quality Control and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Report results.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education with a Technical Diploma or Science Degree would be an asset.
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Previous laboratory work experience.
  • Candidates with ICP knowledge/experience would be an asset.
  • Basic computer skills with experience with MS office and LIMS.
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English both verbal and written.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks within a fast-paced work environment.
  • Hand-Eye coordination and attention to detail.
  • Mature work ethic, with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to lift 25+ pounds on a consistent basis.
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Benefits:

  • Full covered health benefits (include 100% dental and 100% drug coverage)
  • Paid time off
  • Employee Assistance Program (Com Psych)
  • Bank at work program (BMO)
  • Sun Life Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
  • Dell Member Purchase Program (Exclusive discounts on DELL products)
  • Free parking
  • Scholarship program for employee’s children
  • TFSA option through payroll
  • Single Parent daycare assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Social Events
  • Flex Time

Work Environment: This position requires a person to stand, sit and lift throughout the shift in a laboratory environment. Manual dexterity is required to perform repetitive tasks. PPE is required where applicable.

AGAT Laboratories would like to thank all applicants; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

AGAT Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the hiring manager of any accommodations that are required. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

Thank you for your interest in AGAT Laboratories.

Source: ca.linkedin.com


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