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Laboratory Technician, Chemical Posted on Apr 10, 2018 by Central Labs Ltd.

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $22.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 24, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Central Labs Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year or equivalent experience

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Area of Work Experience

Analysis

Additional Skills

MS Office

Analytical Techniques

  • Statistics
  • Sampling
  • Particles, surface and colloid chemistry
  • Chromatography
  • Biological techniques
  • Physical separation techniques
  • Spectometry by Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP)
  • GC-MS/FID system

Area of Specialization

  • Physical chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical chemistry

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Industry Experience

  • Water treatment plant
  • Scientific and professional equipment
  • Petrochemicals
  • Petroleum, coal and gas products
  • Agriculture

Specific Skills

  • Set up and conduct chemical experiments, tests and analyses
  • Assist in set up and conduction of chemical experiments
  • Assist in developing and conducting sampling and analysis
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus and prepare solutions of gas and liquid, reagents and sample formulations

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Confidential security clearance
  • Basic security clearance

Work Site Environment

Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Public transportation is not available
  • Parking paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Chemical Technologist Specific Skills

  • Set up and conduct chemical experiments, tests and analyses
  • Assist in developing and conducting sampling and analysis
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus and prepare solutions of gas and liquid, reagents and sample formulations
  • Conduct or assist in air and water quality testing and assessments, environmental monitoring and protection activities, and development of and compliance with standards

Chemical Technician Specific Skills

  • Assist in set up and conduction of chemical experiments
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus and prepare solutions of gas and liquid, reagents and sample formulations
  • Compile records for analytical studies

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Apr 24, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Laboratory Technician, Chemical is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Chemical Technologists and Technicians
Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Chemical Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus, to operate chemical and petrochemical pilot plants, and to conduct air and water quality testing and assessments

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing data to develop and conduct programs of sampling and analysis to maintain quality standards of raw materials, chemical intermediates and products

METHODICAL

Interest in supervising to oversee environmental monitoring and protection activities and compliance with standards; in assisting in the development of chemical engineering processes, standards, procedures and health and safety measures; in assisting in studies of chemical engineering procurement, construction, inspection and maintenance; and in preparing solutions of gas and liquid, reagents and sample formulations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

Chemical Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling records for analytical studies; and in preparing solutions of gas and liquid, reagents and sample formulations

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus, and to assist with environmental air and water quality monitoring and protection

innovative

Interest in assisting to develop and conduct programs of sampling and analysis to maintain quality standards; and in carrying out a limited range of other technical functions in support of chemical research, tests and analyses

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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