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CTD - Lab Technician - Sparks, NV
United State Of America
May 12, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Scientific Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Laboratory Ops / Tech
Role Laboratory Analyst Jobs ,Other Scientific Jobs
Designation Lab Technician
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Founded in 1828 Bureau Veritas is an international group leader in the inspection, analysis, audit, and certification of products, infrastructure (buildings, industrial sites, equipment, ships, etc.) and management systems in relation to regulatory or voluntary frameworks. 
Bureau Veritas is present in 140 countries through a network of over 800 offices and laboratories. It has more than 47,000 employees and a client base of more than 350,000 companies.
Bureau Veritas ranks as the world's secondlargest group in conformity assessment and certification services in the fields of quality, health and safety, environment, and social responsibility ('QHSE') and the world leader in QHSE services not including raw materials inspection.


Job Description


Reporting to the Analytical Supervisor, the Analytical Technician is responsible for processing customer samples by following established standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safe practices. Work conditions include: light to medium work (must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs. for 25 feet) involving chemical hazards.


  • Comply with the OHS Act and Regulations, BV Group Policy and Procedures, Upstream Minerals Management System Policies and Procedures and ISO standards applicable to the Analytical Technician position.
  • Act in a safe and professional manner and wear appropriate attire including the required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Carry out analytical procedures in accordance with documented SOPs and other work instructions.
  • Ensure proper functioning of Analytical operations by:
      • Monitoring the performance of instrumentation including, but not limited to: ICP-OES, AAS, CVAA,
      • Titrimetric, Balances (including Microbalances) and maintaining records thereof
      • Calibrating, operating and analyzing samples by various analytical techniques
      • Monitoring weighing and digestion equipment to ensure operation within defined parameters
      • Weighing and digesting samples for various techniques such as gravimetric, cyanide, selective leaches, aqua regina and 4 acid determinations.
      • Ensuring adequate inventory of consumable supplies (standards, tubing, glassware, etc.)
      • Preparing reagents and standards for instrument calibration/analysis and maintaining
      • records thereof
      • Practicing good housekeeping.
  • Communicate general laboratory issues to the Analytical Supervisor as appropriate.
  • Report any deviation(s) from documented procedures to the Analytical Supervisor.
  • Report any unsafe condition(s) observed in the department to the Analytical Supervisor.
  • Report any nonconforming work related to customer samples and associated test data to the Analytical Supervisor.

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