Laboratory Technician - OSP

Bureau Veritas Laboratories - Bedford, NS (30+ days ago)

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Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo? If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest, Bureau Veritas Laboratories might be the place for you!

Imagine being surrounded by the brightest minds in the industry.

Bureau Veritas is looking for an


Seasonal Contract to December 31, 2020

As a LABORATORY TECHNICIAN, your main responsibilities are:
Preparation of water and soil samples for laboratory analysis. Including but not limited to: sample extraction, standard and reagent preparation, instrument maintenance, calibration, analysis, reporting and troubleshooting.

Key Accountability/Responsibilities:
Review LIMS summary reports to plan and organize your daily work, as well as follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) efficiently.
Perform sample preparation and procedures prior to analyses.
Prepare samples, sub-samples and reagents. Ensure samples, extracts and standard solutions are properly labelled and stored in the appropriate location.
Perform basic testing procedures, identify any non-routine samples and seek guidance on procedures for handling.
Meet quality and TAT specifications required by the client and ensure samples are analyzed within holding time requirements.
Ensure laboratory protocols are followed and turn-around-times are met.
Standard laboratory environment
Availability for shift work, OT and weekend work required
Other duties as required

You are the ideal LABORATORY TECHNICIAN if:
You have a technical diploma, B.Sc. preferred

Basic laboratory cleanliness skills
Good analytical laboratory skills
Good organizational skills
Good multi-tasking abilities
Good independent worker
Good written and oral communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure to meet challenging deadlines

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.

When we look at Bureau Veritas, we want to see a reflection of the communities in which we work. Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches and styles to maximize business success. Inclusion is about attracting new talent who will bring more diversity to our workforce, with differences in culture, professional backgrounds and beliefs.

Our purpose: shaping a world of trust.

Guaranteeing quality, ensuring Health and Safety, mitigating risks and improving performance as well as environmental protection and social responsibility … This is what Bureau Veritas is about, truly believing that it contributes to bettering society.

Blending performance & integrity, with ambition & humility, responsibility & openness, we are proud that our people leave a mark on what they do.

We respect our people and believe in our talents.

We empower them to leave their mark, working as a team for the benefit of our 400,000 clients across 140 countries.

We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us, a sign of trust and impact, a bond with the future, a proof of growth and development.

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will Leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.

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Bureau Veritas Labs 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 Human Resources of any accommodations that are required. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

Shaping a World of Trust