Lab Technician

Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada
Dec 31, 2020
Jan 30, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

Summary Description:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine analytical and physical testing on mining materials, research and development samples and finished products. Ability to make detailed observations and provide basic interpretation of data and accurate reporting of results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tests all reagents, both fatty acid and amine blends, to meet specifications and optimize performance. Examines materials, using microscope.
  • Performs laboratory tests according to prescribed standards to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances.
  • Assists with mining analytics (both phosphate and industrial minerals).
  • Records test results on standard forms, writes test reports describing procedures used, and prepares graphs and charts.
  • May add chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or product batches to correct deviations from specifications.
  • Perform related work as required.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or university in Physical Science, Chemistry or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills