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Laboratory Analyst 1 - Asbestos Testing

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Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, 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, Bureau Veritas Laboratories might be the place for you!

 

Imagine being surrounded by the brightest minds in the industry.

 

Bureau Veritas is looking for a

 

Laboratory Analysts – Asbestos Lab

(Full time)

 

Join our talented team of experts in the scientific field to advance your technical knowledge and advance your career.  Every day we go above and beyond to deliver innovative solutions to help our clients make important decisions that directly impact the community and the environment. 

 

As a Laboratory Analyst, your main responsibilities are to:

 

  • Preparation and analysis of bulk materials for asbestos using Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) and analysis of air samples by Phase Contrast  Microscopy (PCM).                        
  • Determination of visual percentage and optical properties of asbestos and non-asbestos materials.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Review LIMS summary reports to plan and organize daily work to meet TAT specifications required by the client.
  • Perform quality control maintenance and analysis.
  • Identify any non-routine samples and seek guidance on procedures for handling.
  • Employ proper laboratory techniques to minimize risk of mislabeling, sample mix-up and cross contamination between samples.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Assist with ordering supplies.
  • Participate in internal and external audits.
  • Provide general lab support and perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned

 

You are the ideal Laboratory Analyst, if you have a:

 

  • College diploma/B.Sc. degree in Geology, Biology or Chemistry
  • Minimum one year laboratory experience preferred
  • Microscopic analysis experience would be an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of asbestos and provincial asbestos regulations would be an asset.
  • Must be able to distinguish colours in order to perform analysis.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Dynamic, energetic, motivated individual with a "can-do" attitude and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good time-management, multi-tasking and priority setting skills and are able to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adaptable and flexible to a changing environment.
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Possess good computer skills; LIMS experience is an asset.
  • Organized, detail-oriented with excellent record keeping skills.
  • Must be able to accurately follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and instructions.

 

 

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.

 

  1. 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 http://bvlabs.com/careers/current-opportunities

 

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

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