Are you a team player with a strong background in chemical and environmental sciences?We need your skills to prepare complex environmental samples and conduct inorganic analysis in support of environmental monitoring programs, special studies, emergency response or litigation.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role, you will: • perform chemical tests and basic troubleshooting and maintenance of procedures and equipment such as: pH meters, continuous flow analyzers, ion chromatography (IC) and gas chromatography (GC) with various detectors (e.g. conductivity, UV-VIS), ion selective electrodes, analytical, semi-micro and micro balances• acquire and process data using instrumentation software and laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to report data• report results ensuring that all quality protocols are met• work as a member of a team and participate in intra-laboratory activities such as quality initiatives• participate in assessments and method developmentHow do I qualify?Inorganic Chemistry and Environmental Laboratory Knowledge:• you know scientific principles and practices of analytical and organic chemistry • you know established laboratory test protocols, procedures, methods, including basic chemistry techniques, sample preparation and instrumental analysis techniques• you know various analytical techniques and associated instrumentationQuality Assurance and Legislative Knowledge:• you know principles and practices of quality assurance and quality control and can apply them to ensure data quality objectives are met on a daily basis• you can interpret and apply relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines such as the Safe Drinking Water Act, exceedance reporting protocols, occupational health and safety, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System and Material Safety Data SheetsAnalytical, Evaluation and Diagnostic Skills:• you can conduct a variety of tests to determine results from established procedures• you can confirm results comparing expected versus actual output including implications, such as processing legal samples• you can diagnose minor repairs and maintain equipmentComputer Knowledge:• you are proficient with various computer software and database applications such as MS Office Suite• you are able to process data and create reports using instrumentation software and LIMSCommunication and Interpersonal Skills:• you can communicate effectively and can prepare and present complex technical information clearly • you can work as a member of a team and participate in intra-laboratory activities, such as quality initiatives
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