ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Laboratory Analyst (Internal)

7 days ago
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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 Environmental, Burnaby BC

Reports to: Inorganics Supervisor - Trace Metals

Position Type: Full-time

Classification: AN3


About the Position: Working as part of the ICP team in the Trace Metals Department, the laboratory analyst is responsible for all aspects of laboratory analysis including production, time management, quality control and turnaround time.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for ICP/OES and CCMS operation following documented specific methods and/or procedures;
  • Perform instrument/equipment calibration, maintenance and repair as required;
  • All AN2 associated duties;
  • Carry out all required work scheduling and planning activities;
  • Prepare all required reagents, standards, reference materials, etc.;
  • Carry out all required data processing (i.e. calculations, data review, data entry, archival, etc.);
  • Carry out all required record-keeping & documentation;
  • Perform all required data review;
  • Communicate with the Client Services staff as required;
  • Perform all required quality control procedures;
  • Conduct work following all required safety protocols;
  • Deliver accurate results to our clients in a timely manner;
  • Technical decision making for non-routine, complex analyses or matrices;
  • 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 lift up to 30 lbs./14 kg on a regular basis and carry for short distances;

  • Ability to sit or stand for a full shift;
  • Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;
  • Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required


About You:


The ideal candidate would have:


  • B.Sc. or Technical Diploma in Chemistry, or related discipline is required;
  • 1 years’ experience in an analytical laboratory or related field experience is an asset;
  • Trace Metals analysis experience with ICP/MS, CCMS and/or OES required;
  • 1 years’ experience in an analytical laboratory or related field experience is an asset.

You would also be:

  • Attention to detail;
  • Strong organizational ability;
  • Proven time management skills;
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Word and MS Excel;
  • Able to work well independently or as part of a team;
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal).


Looking for further details?

  • Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than November 21;
  • We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;




ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued. We therefore encourage applications from all individuals; particularly women, First nations, people with disabilities and visible minorities.


ALS also welcomes applications from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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