Mining Laboratory Technician

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Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: Campbell River, 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!


Here are our Core Values:



Ambitious & Humble

Open & Inclusive


If these values resonate with you, Bureau Veritas is looking for a:


Mining Laboratory Technician

Location: Campbell River, British Columbia

Full Time Permanent


Reporting directly to the Mining Laboratory Manager, the Mining Laboratory Technician will perform routine duties relating to the preparation and processing of samples, including sample preparation, Wet Assay and Fire Assay analysis as well as other analytical process as required.


Job Overview and Responsibilities:


Primary responsibilities include the following (but are not limited to):


  • Comply with occupational health and safety legislation, BV Group Policies and Procedures, Upstream Minerals (UM) Management System Policies and Procedures and ISO standards applicable to the Mineralogical Technician position
  • Act in a safe and professional manner and wear appropriate attire including the required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • All stages of sample preparation including receiving and entering samples into the LIMS systems
  • Assist in the preparation of rock and mineral sample and in conducting physical and chemical laboratory tests
  • Laboratory related tasks such as digestion, fusion by Classical Assay and Fire Assay methods
  • Analysis of samples (operating AA and ICPOES instrumentation) and review of data
  • Comply with all BV company policies, OHS and other legislated regulations, mine site and laboratory safety procedures and applicable ISO quality system SOP’s
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time


Is there a mutual fit? You ideally have:


  • Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree in related field (Chemistry/Science)
  • Minimum one (1) or two (2) years’ experience in a sample preparation or in a mineral processing laboratory environment is preferred
  • Previous experience with operating Fire Assay, AA or ICPOES instrument considered an asset
  • Working knowledge with laboratory procedures, WHMIS and GLP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Safely perform physically demanding tasks with repeated lifting
  • Ability to handle weights of up to 50 lbs for prolonged periods
  • Open and inclusive mindset with a willingness to work in a team dynamic



  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • STD & LTD Coverage
  • Company RRSP match
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Professional Development



  • Minimum Education: Diploma in related field (Required)
  • 1-2 years of experience in related field (Preferred)



  • Shift work - 12 hour shifts
  • The shift rotation is: work 14 day shifts, then have 14 days off; days only
  • Live onsite during working weeks in the provided accommodations


Work Remotely:

  • No


Bureau Veritas Canada 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.


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