ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Entry Level General Labourer - Fire Assay Loader

Location CA-BC-North Vancouver
Posted Date 9 hours ago(3/19/2018 11:46 AM)
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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 Geochemistry, North Vancouver

Reports to: Manager, Fire Assay

Position Type: Casual

Classification: FA2

Shift: Day, Afternoon and Graveyard

About the Position: Do you want to work in a fast paced, high volume, dynamic environment? Are you interested in preparing samples for fusion and using furnace tools? ALS is looking for an entry level General Labourer to join our Fire Assay team in North Vancouver, BC. Familiarity with working in a laboratory or production-oriented environment would be an asset; additional training will be provided.


You will be responsible for independently conducting routine and non-routine analysis of geological samples, fusion and cupellation.




  • Basic English communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to read English;

  • Possess manual dexterity to perform repetitive tasks;

  • Able to life up to 50lbs;

  • Able to work within a hot and dusty environment;

  • Must be willing to comply with the following H&S requirements:

    • Be clean shaven for Person Protective Equipment (respirator);

    • Wear issued Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves, etc. when required;

    • Shower before the end of each shift;

    • Undergo a lead blood test required every 6 months;

  • Ability to stand for up to a full shift;

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and various shifts as assigned. 


Looking for further details?

  • Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than March 23, 2018;
  • 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.



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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