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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 hiring for a Petrographer. The Petrographer will be responsible for studying rock samples to determine their composition, structure, and other characteristics. You will play a critical role in helping our clients understand the geological properties of their reservoirs and make informed decisions about exploration and production activities.


  • Conduct detailed petrographic analysis of rock samples using microscopy and other analytical techniques.
  • Identify and characterize minerals, textures, and other features present in the samples.
  • Interpret petrographic data integration and modeling to understand the depositional environment, diagenetic history, and reservoir quality of the rocks.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate petrographic findings into larger geological models and interpretations.
  • Prepare detailed reports and presentations summarizing petrographic observations and interpretations.
  • Stay abreast of developments in petrographic techniques, technologies, and methodologies.
  • Meet quality assurance and turn around specifications.
  • Ensure adherence to all AGAT health and safety policies, procedures, guidelines and requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Geology, Earth Sciences, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in petrographic analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of geological processes in sedimentary or hard rock petrography.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality and accuracy.

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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