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Laboratory Technician Environmental

Testing & Laboratory
042648 Requisition #
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This position will carry out various routine testing and analysis, following written work instructions under the direction of the Supervisor of a specific department. 



  • Duties may include: sample reception, sample identification, sample preparation, sample dilutions, setting up analytical batches and analysis, batch Quality Control, approving and releasing results to the data centre and filing of lab results/data.
  • Ensure samples are logged into LIMS accurately and in a quick manner.
  • Ensure samples are catalogued and stored in an efficient and easily retrievable manner.
  • Assists laboratory personnel in locating and retrieving of samples and also responsible for sample disposal or returning samples to clients.
  • Calibration and set up of laboratory equipment prior to analysis.
  • Maintain and record equipment calibrations.
  • Preparation of standards and reagents.
  • Interpreting and evaluating results.
  • Monitor Equipment maintenance & laboratory supplies.
  • Follow all company health, safety and environmental policies.
  • Maintains a clean working environment.
  • Follow all Quality system protocols, report discrepancies to his/her Supervisor.
  • May be asked to work in other areas of the Environmental Services laboratory sections.
  • May be assigned and coordinate special or ad hoc projects as needed.

Today, the environment and sustainability is a major focus for every industry. SGS environmental services helps industries achieve cleaner environments through laboratory analytical and field based testing, certification and specialty services. 

We are looking for someone with the following Skills, Experiences and Qualifications:
  • Must be legally eligible to work for an employer in Canada without sponsorship. 
  • A minimum of a high school diploma (or equivalent) is required.
  • A post secondary education (degree and/or diploma) in a Science related program (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Environmental Science) is a strong asset.
  • A minimum of 1 - 3 years of experience in a laboratory setting is a strong asset.
  • Previous experience using a variety of laboratory instrumentation is a strong asset.
  • Good hand/eye coordination when handling samples & lab equipment.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.


SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process.  We also have an appreciation of innovative and creative people and a commitment to safety that is at the foundation of everything we do.  We strongly encourage diverse applicants to apply.

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