Lab Technician - Geochemistry

City: Vancouver , British Columbia, Canada
Title: Lab Technician - Geochemistry
Employment Type: Permanent

Interested in geology, geochemistry or the study of our environment? Staffmax has the perfect role for you!

This fulltime, permanent opportunity offers great work experience with a large multinational corporation.

Hours: 3pm - 11pm, 5 days per week

In this role, you will be processing and digesting a high volume of geological samples using various methods and whole rock fusion. This will require lots of repetitive tasks and lifting.

Some knowledge of basic chemistry is needed as you will be working with liquids an chemicals and diligently putting the correct amounts into tubes.

Job Functions:

  • Use laboratory equipment and apparatus to process incoming samples
  • Conduct analyses using different techniques such as spectroscopy and physical/chemical techniques
  • Prepare solutions (gas or liquid)
  • Maintain quality standards of raw materials, chemical intermediates and products
  • Compile records and interpret experimental or analytical results
  • Accurate preparation and documentation of reagents according to written procedure
  • Document all material handling
  • Halt production where necessary and immediately report problems/issues to the Supervisor
  • Other duties as required.


  • Education or experience in chemistry / sciences
  • Ability to lift 20-40lbs
  • Comfortable standing for extended periods of time

Benefits and Perks:

  • Full benefits package with extended health and dental coverage
  • RRSP Matching
  • Paid day off to volunteer at any organization you'd like
  • Paid day off as a "diversity day". Choose any day you'd like to celebrate and get the day off
  • Sick Pay
  • Referral bonus prgram in place
  • PPE is provided along with a credit up to $160/hr for boots

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $22.50 per hour



  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift


Ability to commute/relocate:


  • Vancouver, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)




  • Secondary School (preferred)




  • Chemistry: 1 year (preferred)
  • Laboratory: 1 year (preferred)
  • Labour / Production: 1 year (preferred)
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