Element Materials Technology

  • Chemistry Technician

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
    ID
    2019-4120
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Chemistry Technician to join our growing team. This position is for testing, sample preparation and delivery/collection of samples and preparation of test reports.

    Responsibilities

    • Analysis of water and soil - physical and chemical parameters
    • Preparation and digestion of water, soil, aggregates, concrete and scale samples
    • Operation of equipment like pH / EC / TDS meters, UV-visible spectrophotometers, ovens, furnaces, incubators, digestors
    • Prepare the reagents, standard solution and ensure standardization of the solution used in the laboratory
    • Handling and storage all chemicals as per the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
    • Managing the calibration of glass wares and the instruments
    • Performance of qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests and analysis of other substances as per standard method
    • Login of samples and entry of instrument data into Laboratory information management system
    • Ensure work compliance to ISO 17025 requirements
    • Coordinating with the other technicians in the team to carry out work as per the planning schedule
    • Manual handling of samples
    • General maintenance, cleaning and checking of equipment
    • Working to all HSE standards
    • Generating test reports for clients (data entry, quality assurance)
    • Ensuring compliance to all Element Material Technology quality standards
    • Willing to assist in other activities from time to time that may be requested by the department manager to assist in the execution of Element Material Technology annual targets and budget

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Have a diploma / degree in science. Additional experience in a science related field is beneficial.
    • Have the ability to work in teams under pressure and flexible to work different working hours (night / day) shifts if required or necessary
    • Good English communication skills: reading, writing, speaking
    • Good math skills
    • Knowledge and demonstrated experience of safe operation of testing equipment and operating in an independent / chemistry / consultant laboratory is beneficial

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

     

    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

     

    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

     

    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

     

    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

     

    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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