Laboratory Analyst

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Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Company: Bureau Veritas

Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo? 


If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest minds, Bureau Veritas Canada might be the place for you!

If our core values of Trusted, Responsible, Ambitious & Humble and Open & Inclusive resonate with you, Bureau Veritas is looking for a:


Analyst – Industrial Hygiene   


As an Analyst, your responsibilities are:


  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Health and Safety Policies when conducting all activities.
  • Review LIMS summary reports to plan and prioritize daily work to accommodate due dates and hold times.
  • Prepares reagents, calibration standards, and samples prior to analysis.
  • Prepare and analyse samples of bulk and solid materials for asbestos content using PLM (Polarized Light Microscopy) and PCM (Phase Contrast Microscopy) according to documented SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • Interpret data, calculate final results, and enter data into LIMS or other computerized systems.
  • Carry out Quality Control procedures and recognize when data is unacceptable using guidelines stated in departmental SOPs.
  • Carry out routine maintenance and calibration of instruments and maintains documentation
  • Assist with training of new employees.
  • Maintain the laboratory areas in a clean and tidy manner
  • Monitor supply levels required and ensure they are adequate to meet operational goals
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as required



You are an ideal Analyst if you have:


  • Post-Secondary Science Technical Diploma or B.Sc. or equivalent, plus 2 years laboratory experience.
  • Prior experience in microscopy. Preference given for previous experience in asbestos analysis using PLM/PCM.
  • Experience in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation.
  • Strong science background and experience in laboratory practices.
  • Competent in reviewing analytical procedures and practices.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works with a high degree of accuracy, is organized and detail-oriented.
  • Positive outlook with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail orientated & good record keeping skills
  • Ability to accurately follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and instructions
  • Ability to learn quickly


Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.


When we look at Bureau Veritas, we want to see a reflection of the communities in which we work.  Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches and styles to maximize business success.  Inclusion is about attracting new talent who will bring more diversity to our workforce, with differences in culture, professional backgrounds and beliefs. 


Our purpose: shaping a world of trust.


Guaranteeing quality, ensuring Health and Safety, mitigating risks and improving performance as well as environmental protection and social responsibility … This is what Bureau Veritas is about, truly believing that it contributes to bettering society. 


Blending performance & integrity, with ambition & humility, responsibility & openness, we are proud that our people leave a mark on what they do.

We respect our people and believe in our talents. 

We empower them to leave their mark, working as a team for the benefit of our 400,000 clients across 140 countries.

We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us, a sign of trust and impact, a bond with the future, a proof of growth and development. 

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will Leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.

Join our talented community of scientists and experts and apply today at https://www.bvna.com/careers


Bureau Veritas Labs is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations that are required.  Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

Shaping a World of Trust