Laboratory Technician A – GC & ICP Analyst

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AGAT Laboratories is a full-service laboratory with locations across Canada. We are the most diversified laboratory in Canada. Our scientists are highly-skilled and specialized in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, geology, engineering and other specialty services. With a broad range of staff experience and state-of-the-art instrumentation, we provide cross-analytical solutions for the Environmental, Energy, Mining, Transportation, Industrial, Agri-food and Life Sciences sectors.

AGAT Laboratories is currently looking for a Laboratory Technician A – GC & ICP Analyst to join our Forensics team working out of our Calgary location. The successful candidate will be able to work independently on laboratory activities with responsibility for maintaining instruments and equipment used in the lab. It is expected that this position is able to work independently, with direction from the Laboratory Manager.


  • Perform sample, reagent and calibration preparation as directed
  • Calibrate, operate, maintain, troubleshoot and conduct routine maintenance on all assigned instruments
  • Compile, verify and validate accurate data records
  • Meet quality assurance and turnaround specifications
  • Follow all Quality Control and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Report results
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary education with a technical diploma or Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • 2+ years laboratory experience with GC-MS, GC-MSMS and ICP-MSMS required
  • Experience using Triple Quad Mass Spec (QQQ-MS) would be an asset
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written
  • Able to operate, troubleshoot and maintain analytical instruments
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Knowledge of full laboratory processes
  • Ability to work in a positive manner in a fast paced environment

Work Environment:

This position requires a person to stand, sit and lift throughout the shift in a laboratory environment. Manual dexterity is required to perform repetitive tasks. PPE is required where applicable.

Why Work for AGAT?

We offer exceptional competitive benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Vision Care
  • Vacation and Flex/sick time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Coverage

AGAT Laboratories would like to thank all applicants; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

AGAT Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the hiring manager of any accommodations that are required. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

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