General Labourer (Whitehorse) - $20.51/hour fixed term

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Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon, 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 might be the place for you!


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Bureau Veritas is looking for a General Labourer - Sample Preparation Technician. This is a fixed term role - 6 months contract.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Sample Prep Manager and under the general guidance of the Sample Prep Supervisor and/or Shift Lead Hand, the Sample Preparation Technician performs duties related to the preparation of client samples for analysis.


As a Sample Preparation Technician, your responsibilities are:

  • Prepare geological samples by crushing, pulverizing or sieving according to Standard Operating Procedures without deviation unless authorized by the Manager
  • Ensure fast and accurate processing of incoming samples in priority sequence
  • Scan crushing / pulverizing QC checks and equipment used and boxes to the next station upon completion of pages, as required
  • Perform and document quality checks during sample preparation according to SOP and halt production upon consultation with the Supervisor where non-compliant
  • Operate and clean equipment and notify shift Lead-Hand or Supervisor when equipment maintenance is necessary
  • Comply with occupational health and safety legislation, BV Group Policies and Procedures, Upstream Minerals Management System Policies and Procedures and ISO standards applicable to the position
  • Act in a safe and professional manner and wear appropriate attire including the required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Provide feedback to Lead-Hand or Supervisor for possible improvements in his/her work area
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time


You are an ideal Sample Preparation Technician if you have:


  • Completion of high school diploma
  • Experience using heavy equipment an asset
  • Excellent English, verbal and written
  • Strong organizing and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks with repeated lifting and handling of weights of up to 40 lbs. while on shift


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.


Join our talented community of scientists and experts and apply today at http://bvlabs.com/careers/current-opportunities


Bureau Veritas 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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