Laboratory Analyst
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
5d ago

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Maxxam Analytics is looking for a

Joffre, Alberta

We are seeking a Laboratory Analyst 2 in our Joffre Laboratory located at a petrochemical plant. Joffre is located approximately 20 minutes northeast of Red Deer, Alberta.

As a LABORATORY ANALYST, your main responsibilities are :

  • Analyze water and organic samples using ICP, GC, HPLC, and NMR
  • Maintain proper calibration and quality control records
  • Perform and document routine maintenance procedures
  • Prepare samples for analysis using extraction methods
  • Troubleshoot and understand analytical equipment
  • Report instrument breakdowns to Supervisor and inform senior staff of any sample integrity related issues
  • Ensure adherence to Maxxam’s policies, certifications and accreditations
  • You are the ideal LABORATORY ANALYST if you have :

  • Post-secondary education (degree, diploma, etc) in chemistry or a related field; chemical technology preferred
  • Basic chemistry knowledge for application in a laboratory setting
  • Basic understanding of computer use
  • Detail-oriented with good communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently or within a group
  • Ability to work shifts 7 on 7 off, 12 hour days (not a camp position)
  • Familiarity with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) would be an asset
  • Occasional overtime may be required

  • Must live locally in the Red Deer / Lacombe / Blackfalds / Alix, Alberta areas or be willing to relocate
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to be able to travel to and from site; no public transportation is available
  • Shift is 7 days on, 7 days off, 12 hour days (6am-6pm)
  • Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.

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