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Lab Technician in Camrose at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Lab Technician

City: Camrose / State: Alberta                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

 

 



Job Description and Responsibilities

 

EVRAZ NA is currently seeking a Lab Technician in Camrose, Alberta. This position is an integral part of the quality control process in ensuring compliance and customer satisfaction. This entry level role is physically demanding and is ideal for someone who enjoys a fast paced technical environment. 

  • Operate laboratory and mechanical testing equipment including: bend tester, hardness tester, cutting saw, sample polisher and microscopes
  • Cut steel plate and pipe samples using oxy-fuel, plasma torch and CNC robot plasma cutter
  • Prepare and identify samples accurately and clearly and forwards to lab for testing
  • Follow detailed testing procedures and record findings as per documented guidelines, communicate results with appropriate stakeholders
  • Assist Mechanical Tester with day-to-day duties as required
  • Collaborate with all departments to meet business needs



 



Job Requirements

 

  • Mechanical testing experience required
  • Knowledge of ASTM,API,MIL,ABS,EN, DIN, ASME, NACE and Lloyds Register testing requirements preferred
  • Ability to read and follow detailed technical procedures and roll pages
  • Excellent oral and written communication with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong data entry skills, alpha and numeric in multiple programs
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders internally and externally to meet departmental needs
  • Strong math skills
  • Experience operating equipment and machinery (lathe, band saws and milling machines)
  • Oxy fuel cutting, plasma cutting and CNC programming experience
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 50 pounds and work an environment subject to fluctuations in heat, humidity, fumes, odors, dust and noise as well as operate high value lab equipment in a controlled environment
  • Willingness to support a 24/7 production schedule and overtime on short notice


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

 

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Job Requirements

  • Mechanical testing experience required
  • Knowledge of ASTM,API,MIL,ABS,EN, DIN, ASME, NACE and Lloyds Register testing requirements preferred
  • Ability to read and follow detailed technical procedures and roll pages
  • Excellent oral and written communication with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong data entry skills, alpha and numeric in multiple programs
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders internally and externally to meet departmental needs
  • Strong math skills
  • Experience operating equipment and machinery (lathe, band saws and milling machines)
  • Oxy fuel cutting, plasma cutting and CNC programming experience
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 50 pounds and work an environment subject to fluctuations in heat, humidity, fumes, odors, dust and noise as well as operate high value lab equipment in a controlled environment
  • Willingness to support a 24/7 production schedule and overtime on short notice