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, Waterloo
Reports to: Organics Manager
Position Type: Casual
Classification: LA2-LA3 Shift: Day, Afternoon
About the Position: The Lab Assistant position will be working with client samples providing preparations, extractions and analysis of these samples for routine organic chemistry parameters.
Adhere to strict QA/QC requirements;
Operate lab instrument/equipment such as pipettes, shakers, centrifuges, pH meters, balances etc;
Perform instrument/equipment calibration and maintenance as required;
Perform sample preparation such as weighing samples, sample extraction and sample
Prepare all required reagents, standards, reference material, etc;
Carry out all required data processing (i.e. calculations, data review, data entry etc.);
Work in accordance with safety procedures and the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
General laboratory/glassware clean-up and maintenance;
Produce all tasks within specific turn around times (TAT);
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.
Able to lift up to 30 pounds and carry for short distances;
Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;
May be exposed to unpleasant odours;
The ideal candidate would have:
High School Diploma or equivalent;
Currently pursuing a degree or diploma in Science field;
You would also be:
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ALS welcomes and encourages applications from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued.