Laboratory Technician - Petroleum Services

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Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Montreal, Quebec, 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. 


Your responsibilities are:

  • Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications
  • Records test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used; prepares graphs and charts.
  • Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment; calibrates laboratory instruments.
  • Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
  • Adds chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or products batches to correct or establish formulation required to meet specifications.
  • Review laboratory analysis, generates Certificate of Analysis, and is authorized to release and approve data when task is assigned by Lab Manager.
  • Prioritizes daily workload to accommodate daily rushes and specialty analysis & TAT
  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (with emphasis on quality control)
  • Knowledge of and adherence to QA regulations and ensures a high level of accuracy in sample prep and analysis
  • Distinguish and communicate SOP non conformances to management
  • Develops SOP’s and general work instructions
  • Supports and complies with BV policies, Quality System and Partners in Safety program.
  • Understands analysis procedures and problem solves minor issues
  • Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge of all procedures within scope
  • Ensues maintenance and assessment of instruments
  • Validates data output
  • Participates in lab and safety meetings, as required
  • Maintains knowledge of relevant provincial legislation
  • Promotes a positive work environment for employees
  • Acts as a positive change agent in supporting BV’s new initiatives (operational and cultural)
  • All other responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor / Manager

You are an ideal candidate if:

  • BSc. In Chemistry/technical diploma or three-year College diploma.
  • Dynamic, energetic, motivated, positive outlook, with a "can-do" attitude to be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills
  • Strong sense of urgency & the ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail & record keeping skills
  • Ability to accurately follow Standard operating Procedures (SOP’s) and instructions
  • Ability to learn quickly

Working conditions


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste and smell.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The laboratory technician must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and with explosive material and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation.
  • The necessary training in safety techniques and standards is provided by the employer.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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.



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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