Laboratory Technician – Inorganic Analytical Service
Research and Productivity Council (RPC)
Fredericton, NB

The Research and Productivity Council (RPC) is NB’s provincial research organization, a research & technology organization that offers analytical services and applied research. In business since 1962, we serve over 1000 clients annually from our locations in Fredericton, St. George and Moncton, New Brunswick. RPC offers a challenging work environment and competitive compensation. For more information about us, visit our website at www.rpc.ca.

We are recruiting to fill 1 full-time position for a Laboratory Technician in our Inorganic Analytical Services (IAS) department. This position will be located at our head office in Fredericton

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Joining a group of experienced chemists in a commercial lab setting, the successful candidate work will consist of various tasks including the preparation, extraction and analysis various sample matrices, performing daily QA/QC checks, lab maintenance, disposing of waste, etc. The position is ideally suited to an individual with an attention to detail and who is capable of working in a self-directed manner. Good communication skills are necessary for working within a fast-paced commercial laboratory setting cooperatively within a group of technicians.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma or BSc. in Chemistry.
  • An aptitude for working effectively in a fast-paced and technically challenging environment.
  • An understanding of laboratory QA/QC and electronic data handling.
  • Prior experience in a commercial laboratory would be considered an asset.
  • Organization, initiative, and attention to detail are highly desirable.
  • Able to work independently as well as within a team setting.

TERM

This is a Laboratory Technician 1 classification, with a salary range of $38,800 - $45,500 pending qualifications and experience. RPC provides a generous compensation package including pension plan, employee assistance program, health and dental benefits, Top Up for Maternity leave and Wellness rebates. Hours of work are 8:15 to 4:30 Monday thru Friday with some overtime possible.

APPLY

Please email resume, referencing competition #LTIAS1019 on or before October 25, 2019.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will proceed until a suitable candidate is identified. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

RPC is committed to the principle of employment equity.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)