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  • Laboratory Technician (Ville St-Laurent)

    Job Locations CA-QC-Montreal
    Requisition ID
    2018-5782
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technical Services
    Product Line
    Cement
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at www.lafarge.ca/en/careers .

     

    Overview

    Position Summary: This is a one year contract position, subject to renewal after one year.

    The Laboratory Technician's prime objectives are to carry out testing of cement, slag, fly ash, and other cementitious materials manufactured and/or marketed by Lafarge as well as promote and market these materials by employing technical assistance and knowledge of them.

     

    The tests executed at the Ville St-Laurent Laboratory involve but are not limited to: fresh and hardened concrete, cementitious materials mine backfill, soils, grouts, concrete pavement and aggregates.

     

    The incumbent also assists in the maintenance of the laboratory buildings and property. He or She must be familiar with standard repair techniques and proper routine maintenance procedures for the various pieces of laboratory equipment. Innovation regarding equipment and procedures is an important part of this position.

    Responsibilities

    Safety:

    • Work in a safe and reliable manner, use proper PPE, contribute to a safe working environment;
    • Understands the Lafarge Safety Culture, follows and ensures full compliance with Health & Safety policies and procedures.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Accurate testing of cementitious products;
    • Clear, accurate and timely reporting of data;
    • Have a good knowledge of current standards, CSA – ASTM;
    • Maintain specific industry certifications as required i.e. ACI;
    • Maintain laboratory facilities and equipment in a safe clean condition and in good working order;
    • Keep equipment serviced and calibrated as required by CSA – ASTM;
    • Support other Lafarge facilities as well as Sales and Marketing;
    • Ensure efficient utilization of resources provided, and optimize costs where practical and possible.

    Qualifications

    Educational Background:

    Technical degree or diploma, preferably in the civil, construction, mining, or materials discipline.

    ACI certified (preferred).

               

    Experience:

    Experience in cement, concrete, mine backfill, materials engineering or a process industry.

    Industry exposure to quality control or materials testing, testing experience as related to CSA, MTO and ASTM.

     

    Other:

    Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with computer systems;

    Must be able to work well as part of a team and also independently;

    Able to perform a variety of tasks, including moderate lifting.

    LafargeHolcim

    Why work for us?

     

    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    www.lafarge.ca

    We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

     

     

    Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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