General Labourer - Sample Preparation Technician
ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.
Location: ALS Geochemistry, Whitehorse
Reports to: Whitehorse Branch Manager
Position Type: Casual
Shift: Day, Afteroon & Graveyard
About the Position:Within the Sample Preparation Department, the Sample Preparation Technician will work with client samples and prepare them for analysis in our labs.
- Ringing, sieving (including International Soils), crushing, splitting under direct supervision;
- Loading and unloading drying ovens under supervision;
- Maintain own production logs;
- General cleaning duties for basic lab cleanliness;
- May assists with layout duties/tasks;
- 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 and/or stand for long periods of time;
- Ability to work in a hot and dusty environment;
- Manual dexterity to perform repetitive tasks;
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs;
- Be cleanly-shaven in order to wear protective equipment.
- Please note that ALS operates 24/7 and will require day, afternoon, and graveyard shift work including weekends.
The ideal candidate would have:
- Good hand-eye coordination;
- Good organizational skills;
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team;
- Basic alpha/numeric comprehension;
- Basic English communication skills (written and verbal).
Looking for further details?
- Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than April 17, 2017;
- 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 A bonus award.
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