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Lab Technician

Calgary, AB
Full Time
3 days ago
At EVRAZ, our strength starts with our people! As a team we collaborate to solve problems, contribute ideas and challenge each other to ensure growth and ultimately success for the business and our employees.

Job Description & Responsibilities

We are seeking a Lab Technician to join our Quality Control team in Calgary. This position is an integral part of the quality control process and in ensuring compliance and customer satisfaction. The Lab Technician prepares and tests samples for evaluation of product mechanical properties, prepares and examines samples requiring metallographic evaluation. Assists with trials in conjunction with production and quality requirements. This position would report to our Lab Supervisor .
  • Safely operate laboratory and mechanical testing equipment. Prepare and perform tensile tests on heat treated pipe, as welded pipe, and upset tubing.
  • Safely operate laboratory and mechanical testing equipment. Prepare and perform hardness tests on as welded pipe, quench and temper pipe, and as quenched pipe.
  • Safely operate laboratory and mechanical testing equipment. Prepare and perform impact tests as required.
  • Cut steel pipe samples using plasma torch.
  • Prepare and identify samples accurately and clearly for testing.
  • Follow detailed testing procedures and record findings as per documented guidelines, communicate results with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Assist with maintenance, calibration and record keeping of all gauging equipment including the master gauge calibrations.
  • Interpret weld quality based on metallographic results and communicate results to Mill Line.
  • Prepare and investigate sonic indications and imperfections to communicate results to sonic operators.
  • Determine parameter changes in Heat Treat based on mechanical properties and microstructures. Communicate results.
  • Perform failure analyses and assist in interpretation of sample results.
  • Collaborate with all departments to meet business needs.
  • Routine maintenance of lab equipment and housekeeping in lab area.
  • Maintain records and run files in a readily accessible form.
  • Review and appropriately filing of inspection records.
  • Prepare mill certifications (MTRs, Stock certs) as required.

  • Mechanical testing experience required.
  • Knowledge of ASTM and API testing requirements preferred.
  • Academic training in metallography, metallurgy, heat treating, or NDT an asset.
  • Ability to read and follow detailed technical procedures.
  • 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 (band saws, milling machines, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication with a strong attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently.
  • Willingness to support a 24/7 production schedule and overtime on short notice.

Our total compensation package includes amazing benefits!
  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations and statutory holidays
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

EVRAZ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

EVRAZ North America is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: (312) 533-3577. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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