ALS Environmental provides an extensive range of environmental

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ALS Environmental provides an extensive range of environmental analytical testing services,
including soil, water, air, biota, radiochemistry and industrial hygiene. We work closely with our
clients to ensure their needs are met now and in the future.
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.
Analyst-Semi-Volatile Instrumentation
12 Month Term
Location:
ALS Environmental, Waterloo
Reports to: Organics Manager
Shift:
Monday to Friday, 3pm to 11pm
About the Position
The Laboratory Analyst will be responsible for organic instrumental analysis, including GC/MS and GC/FID.
This position will be working with client samples providing analysis of these samples for routine Organic
chemistry parameters.
Specific Responsibilities
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Analyze samples for organic chemistry parameters;
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Organise workload to meet turn-around-times (TAT) and hold times;
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Ensure the quality of the analytical data meets ALS standards;
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Adhere to strict QA/QC requirements;
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Data entry and verification;
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Perform routine maintenance and ensure that GC/MS and/or GC/FID instrumentation is in good
working order;
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Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures;
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Assist in other sections of the lab as required;
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Query a work list of samples, create work groups, data entry and data transfers to LIMS system;
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Work in accordance with safety procedures and the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
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Maintain a clean and safe work environment;
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Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring
analytical quality;
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Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and
procedures;
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Other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands
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Ability to lift up to 30 lbs./14 kg on a regular basis and carry for short distances;
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Ability to sit or stand for a full shift;
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Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;
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Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required.
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Please note that ALS Environmental, Waterloo operates 7 days a week and may require shift work,
overtime, including weekends.
About you
The ideal candidate would have:
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Completion of technical diploma or BSc degree in chemistry or related field;
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2 or more years of extensive lab experience;
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Volatile or Semi-Volatile instrumentation or direct experience on alternate instrumentation an asset;
You would also be/have:
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Organized and detail oriented;
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Highly motivated with a positive attitude and strong work ethic;
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Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal);
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Intermediate experience with Excel and Microsoft Word;
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Ability to work in a team;
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Ability to work to deadlines.
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Looking for further details?
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Candidates interested in this opportunity should send a resume and cover letter via email to:
[email protected] or apply online at www.alsglobal.com no later than June 19, 2014.
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Due to the high volume of resumes only candidates that state “ENV-30WT-SVI” in the subject line will
be considered.
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We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS Environmental but only candidates selected for
an interview will be contacted.
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For the employee referral bonus program this position is eligible for a Level B bonus award.
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