Lab Technician

Golder Associates - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Lab Technician to join our Geotechnical Engineering & Laboratory team on a full-time basis based in Burnaby.

The Laboratory Technician position is responsible for providing routine testing, collection, labeling, and sorting of samples in the employee’s related discipline to assist with preparation of technical reports, in order to support the successful completion of a project or task.

An overview of your role will include:
Collect, label, sort, and handle sample soils, aggregates, concrete, and other construction materials to applicable standards

Conduct basic laboratory tests on soils, aggregates, concrete, and other construction materials to applicable standards or under some supervision of an intermediate or senior Lab Technician

Preparation and use of the appropriate equipment and apparatus for the required tasks for the manner in intended

Maintain detailed lab notes and ensure appropriate filing is completed and Monitor the progress of tests until completion

Record relevant data and observation through the appropriate means, medium, and/or equipment

Record test data, file and manage all project related laboratory notes including some data entry and assistance with report preparation

Ensure proper care, handling, storage, and disposal of samples and products in accordance with laboratory and industry control and practices (e.g. WHMIS and MSDS)

Identifying and reporting potential and existing site hazards, incidents, potential Fatal Risk Controls, and pSIFs

Clean, maintain, repair and calibrate appropriate laboratory equipment

Complete general laboratory cleaning and maintenance as required

If necessary, provide guidance/mentorship to entry level Golder employees

You will have a background in:
Geological, Geotechnical or Civil Engineering Technology Diploma from a recognized Engineering Technology program

Valid driver’s license

Good written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Flexible schedule, with the ability to work overtime and/or weekends as required

Safety oriented attitude; current First Aid and WHMIS training will be considered an asset

Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Option to purchase shares in Golder

Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

Primary Location CA-BC-BURNABY
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Job Posting Sep 27, 2019, 2:07:39 PM