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Golder Associates Laboratory Technician in WHITBY, Ontario

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 an Intermediate Laboratory Technician to join our laboratory team on a full-time basis based in Whitby, Ontario.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Project Management

  • Assist in preparing proposals in response to external client requests or new opportunities, including scope, timeline, schedule and budget

  • Work with Lab Supervisor to resource projects

  • Collaborate with Project Managers/Directors to review and discuss laboratory results and provide context and explanation

  • Organizing and Testing Samples

  • Collect, label, sort, handle, and test samples

  • Prepare and use the appropriate equipment and apparatus for the required tasks in the manner intended

  • Conduct moderate to high complexity tests independently

  • Maintain detailed notes and ensure appropriate filing is completed

  • Complete required work tasks, while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements

  • Interpret and apply results proficiently to ensure the quality and accuracy of the product

  • Oversee and review basic testing and test results of junior technicians

  • Monitoring

  • Monitor the progress of tests until completion

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

  • Reporting

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

  • Health, Safety, Security and Environment

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

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

  • Maintenance and Clean Up

  • Clean, maintain, repair and calibrate appropriate laboratory equipment

  • Complete general laboratory cleaning and maintenance as required

  • Assist with the stocking and re-ordering of laboratory supplies

  • Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Work with and support other Golder employees in the field or office

  • Carry out laboratory work under the direction of more experienced Golder employees

  • Provide guidance/mentorship to junior Golder employees

You will have a background in:

  • Technical Diploma or certificate in a related discipline

  • 5 years of experience in related discipline

  • Intermediate Excel understanding of database software

  • Must be CCIL Hot Mix Asphalt certified

  • Ability to complete physical labor as required

  • Effective communication ability

  • Safety awareness

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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 13 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 Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. 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 (https://vimeo.com/252065645) video.

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Title: Laboratory Technician

Location: ON-WHITBY

Requisition ID: 21000677

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