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Laboratory Field Sampling Technician

Laboratory Field Sampling Technician

locationFort McMurray, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 4 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 2 weeks
Laboratory Technician
TrainingClass 5 Driver's License | Other

Our customer, a major oil and gas company, is currently looking for a Laboratory Field Sampling Technician for their facility in the Ft. McMurray area. The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting and analyzing samples to provide accurate data to operations. The successful candidate will also comply with a QA/QC laboratory program to ensure accurate reporting. The work schedule is 14 days on and 14 days off, working day shifts. Candidates must be local to the area. 


  • Collect and extract well pad emulsion, gas and liquid samples. Self-contained breathing apparatus SCBA can be required at times. 
  • Prepare extracted emulsion samples for analysis. 
  • Perform various routine tests in an efficient manner, primarily Karl Fisher water analysis.
  • Communicate sample results clearly and efficiently.
  • Calibration and maintenance of equipment ensuring readiness for use.  
  • Utilize, calibrate and maintain Karl Fischer titrator and Anton Paar Density/Viscosity meter. 
  • Collect process samples in an operating plant area, following all applicable safety precautions.
  • Ensure laboratory facilities are kept clean and in a safe and functional condition.
  • Ensure that all laboratory supplies and expendables are available and in stock.
  • The successful candidate will be working in a collaborative team environment, and will be assisting in the management, control and co-ordination of samples sent offsite.
  • Assist lab technicians/technologists when scheduled.
  • Interface with Operators, Maintenance and Instrumentation Group Process and Facility Engineers, and Site Management.

Required education level

  • Bachelor's degree 

Required languages

  • English
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