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Golder Associates | Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Laboratory Technician

Location: CA-Sudbury
Job ID: 2017-12941
Area of Interest: EN - Mine Waste Management
Job Type: Contract
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Diploma
Posted Date: 4/25/2017
Experience (Years): ..

Job Responsibilities:
Golder's Process and Infrastructure Design groupis seeking a Junior or Intermediate Laboratory Technician for its Sudbury, Ontario office. This position will include involvement on technically challenging material characterization studies with testing performed both in the Sudbury laboratory and in the field.

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:
* Hands-on laboratory testing, encompassing routine, advanced and often innovative tests to assess the physical properties of materials;
* Performing flow loop testing, settling and filtration testing and rheological characterization;
* Preparing factual reports as required of test results;
* Participating in Golder's Health & Safety program; and,
* Assisting with all aspects of laboratory work as required.
* An integral part of our design team is our leading edge laboratory services. Golder's Process and Infrastructure Design group has made a significant investment in our in-house process testing laboratory. This world-class testing facility is located in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Our laboratory group works closely with the mining and processing engineering group.
* Golder's Process and Infrastructure Design iIs a group within Golder's North American Mining Division. As part of Golder Associates worldwide, we have access to the full international team of integrated geotechnical and mining specialists. This vast resource is combined with our EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management) group and allows us to provide specialized innovative, cost-effective and reliable material dewatering and transport solutions for mine backfill and surface tailings disposal, including water treatment consulting engineering services that are unsurpassed in the industry.

Job Requirements:
Preferred candidates will possess the following:
* Technician or Technology Diploma in Civil / Mining or Chemical Engineering preferred;
* Current status as (or eligibility for) Certified Engineering Technician/Technologist;
* Experience in relevant laboratory testing preferred;
* Excellent computer skills, especially Word and Excel;
* Keen interest in working for mining industry or on mining projects;
* Familiarity with ASTM test procedures and material handling requirements;
* Familiarity with maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory test equipment;
* Good written and verbal communication skills;
* Ability to work in a collegial environment;
* Willingness to travel; and,
* Be a team player with strong people skills.

About Golder Associates

Golder Associates is a global company specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.

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