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Laboratory Technologist

01226 Requisition #

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ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering comprehensive solutions and service excellence in Structures & Logistics (workforce housing, innovative modular facilities, construction, site support services, and logistics and operations management); Energy Infrastructure (electricity generation, transmission, and distribution; natural gas transmission, distribution and infrastructure development; energy storage and industrial water solutions; and electricity and natural gas retail sales); Transportation (ports and transportation logistics); and Commercial Real Estate. ATCO is community-based with global reach and, over the course of our 70-year history, we’ve worked in more than 100 countries developing reliable integrated solutions.  Our history has been shaped by imagination, courage, perseverance, and integrity – qualities that we seek in all potential employees.  To learn more about what makes ATCO a one-of-a-kind employer, click here to see all that we have to offer. 



Under the direction of the Senior Environmental Advisor, the Laboratory Technologist will perform various technical lab and administrative duties in support of ash testing, sampling and handling, performance monitoring and reporting on plant efficiency. This will include sample collection, preparation and analysis, minor maintenance and calibration of lab equipment, and the development of lab and QA/QC procedures and programs.



  • Ensures ash quality by collecting, preparing and analyzing ash samples and testing for moisture, Loss on Ignition, specific gravity, fineness, strength, etc., on a daily basis as per (ASTM and CSA) guidelines.
  • Monitoring plant performance and assist with operational improvements as required.
  • Monitor, maintain and calibrate monitoring equipment including analyzers and meters.
  • Labeling of all chemicals in accordance with WHMIS standards.
  • Assist with the development and administration of the site QA/QC program.


  • Experience in chemistry or material management and ash analysis along with reporting is preferred.
  • Experience with instruments and analytical equipment.
  • Experience in field sampling.
  • Competency with Microsoft Word and Excel.  Experience in data handling programs is an asset.
  • The successful candidate will have well developed interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical and decision-making abilities and must be able to work independently as well as in teams. 
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships internally as well as externally.
  • Compliance with all applicable legislation and standards e.g. OH&S, WHMIS, etc.


  • A Diploma or Degree related to Chemistry or related discipline.
This is a full-time permanent position. 

Applications will be accepted until July 31st, 2020. We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


Final candidates will be required to undergo a Security Clearance Check.


ATCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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