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Posted 12 Apr

General Labourer - Sample Preparation Technician

Whitehorse, YT Full Time
Salary: TBD

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

Classification: P1/P2

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.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Physical Demands:

  • 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.

About You:

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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