Laboratory Analyst
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Edmonton, AB, CA
10d ago

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Reports to : Trace Organics and IH Supervisor The Laboratory Analyst will work independently and as part of a team to accomplish a variety of lab tasks, including analyses, lab maintenance, and generating data.

This position is responsible for producing quality data and meeting strict turnaround times by following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and adhere to strict QA / QC requirements, to ensure clients receive efficient service and quality results.

  • Prepare samples, reagents, standards, and reference materials for analysis of asbestos bulk and gravimetric samples; Analyze samples of different matrices using laboratory instrumentation to generate accurate results for clients;
  • Our success is dependent on the quality of our employees - that is why we only employ the best!

  • Complete data processing activities (i.e. data entry into LIMS, calculations, evaluation etc.) and all required documentation;
  • Evaluate data using instrument software and MS Excel macro program; Perform instrument / equipment calibration, troubleshooting, maintenance, and / or repairs as required;
  • Work with Account Managers to deliver accurate results and updates to our clients in a timely manner; Perform technical decision making for non-

  • routine, complex analyses or matrices; Sample and consumable disposal in accordance with established waste disposal procedures;
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and adhere to strict QA / QC requirements; Organize workload to meet Turn Around Times (TAT);
  • Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical quality; Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned. Ability to sit or stand for a full shift; Manual dexterity to perform intricate and / or repetitive tasks;
  • Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required. Ability to sit at a desk and do general office work, which includes periodic sedentary responsibilities The ideal candidate would have : B.

    Sc. or Technical Diploma in Chemistry, or related discipline is required Experience in an analytical laboratory or related field experience is an asset.

  • Experience with GC / MS is an asset. Experience with Chem Station is an asset You would also be : Good English communication skills required (auditory, verbal, written, and reading);
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), with confident computer skills; Organized, analytical, and process oriented;
  • High attention to detail; Strong problem solving skills; Ability to handle pressure from high sample volumes and competing turnaround times;
  • Work independently and as part of a team; Strong work ethic and willingness to take on varied tasks as required; Commitment to excellence and a client-

  • focused attitude. Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than April 22, 2019; We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;
  • For the employee referral bonus program, this position is eligible for a Level B bonus award. ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued.

    We therefore encourage applications from all individuals; particularly women, First nations, people with disabilities and visible minorities.

    ALS also welcomes applications from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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