Laboratory Technologist

Vacancy number • TR-232483

Laboratory Technologist

  • Kitimat
  • Closes 6 June
  • 0 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Operations
  • Location: Kitimat

What is required?

  • hours per week: 0
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 6 June 2024


Reporting to the Senior Head of Laboratory, the Laboratory technologist is a key member of the laboratory team. The laboratory technologist will assist in developing, validating, and implementing laboratory test methods to support lab sample testing for operational support

About this role


  • Engage with the wider production team to build a strong and coherent culture of collaboration between operations and laboratory.

  • Contribute to performing lab testing on routine and adhoc samples received in the lab to support commissioning activities.

  • Responsible for communicating abnormal and off-spec results to operations in a timely manner to facilitate operational adjustments if needed.

  • Responsible for maintaining safety in the lab by following established safety protocols and raising safety concerns and solutions in a timely manner.

  • Contribute in uphold the laboratories safety protocols and escalate when safety hazards are identified.

  • Contribute to performing minor troubleshooting on laboratory equipment when the need arises.

  • Accountable for maintaining inventory of lab supplies, chemicals, and reagents for a smooth lab operation.

  • Will be available for after hours or weekend support when necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or chemical technology Diploma or Chemical Engineering Technology

  • 3+ years experience in LNG/Refining/Petrochemical or heavy industry operations

  • Proven safety leadership skills, good understanding of HSSE requirements, track record in managing personal and process safety.

  • Good communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively at all levels of the organization. Work together with/ align with other engineering disciplines for supporting operations shift teams.

  • Strong knowledge and experience with key lab equipment such as Gas Chromatography, IC's, Titrators, Spectrophotometers, pH and conductivity meters etc.

  • Strong computer skills - PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Strong Knowledge of ASTM and Standard Water and wastewater testing test methods, ISO 17025 standard

  • Ability to support and sustain changes.

  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.

  • Strong networking and business relationship building skills is strongly desired.

  • Strong continuous improvement mindset.

  • Works effectively in a team environment that builds trust and engagement.

  • Maintains a strong relationship partnership with the Operations Unit Production Specialist, Head of Operations, and technical discipline specialists sharing overall responsibility for the successful planning and execution of these activities.

  • Have a strong understanding of the business, their processes, and data landscape to be able to identify problems, generate value and transform the way we work.

  • Embrace change and can work with agility to constantly adapt and manage change.

  • Excellent analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills.


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Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That's what we continually strive for. Brunel provides the global recruitment and workforce services you need to lead your industry. With 45 years of market experience in Renewable Energy, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Mining and Infrastructure, we help you finish major projects safely, compliantly, on-time, within budget and at the highest quality, so you can keep growing - anywhere in the world.

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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Clemens Snoeijer quoting publication number: TR-232483

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