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Laboratory Technician


Eco-Tec is looking for a Junior Lab Technician in our Pickering, ON location.In this role you will be responsible for supporting an original equipment manufacturing company by conducting everything from laboratory analyses, bench top tests to pilot plant studies as well as field tests mainly focusing on ion exchange, but with potential work with membranes, and other chemical processes.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Perform quality control analyses on new stock items
  • Prepare chemical reagents using prescribed methods or calculating requirements for composition
  • Assist with pilot plant studies, including project planning input, setup, sampling, analyses and programming pilot unit controllers
  • Conduct field work studies for starting up and training customers on pilot plant equipment
  • Test, analyze, and document test results and findings in a clear and detailed manner, including completion of electronic experimental logs
  • Complete mass balances on test work as required
  • Assess problem situations and productively evaluate techniques and methods and offer solutions
  • Prepare written reports suitable for internal and external distribution
  • Perform routine and in-depth analytical, lab and pilot equipment maintenance, including calibrations, to ensure equipment reliability
  • Use prescribed analytical techniques and optimize as required to quantify required components, and develop new analytical techniques as required by the business
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Perform other related duties as required by manager
  • Work independently as well as a contributing member of a collaborative team
  • Adhere to all plant health, safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures

Other Considerations:

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Willingness to work in an industrial plant setting
  • Willingness to travel on short notice
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing in English
  • Valid Canadian passport, that allows you to travel internationally including the USA and legally eligible to enter the USA
  • Valid Canadian issued driver’s license
  • Chemical technician/technologist diploma or higher
  • Able to travel up to 30%

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 1+ years post graduate relevant industrial experience
  • Experience troubleshooting and operating analytical lab instruments 
  • Experience troubleshooting and operating pilot equipment
  • Experience with ion exchange
  • Working knowledge of programmable logic controllers

Eco-Tec icommitted to creating an inclusive culture across the organization by preventing and removing barriers for persons with disabilities. If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know. 

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