Laboratory Technician

August 12 2019
Industries Mining, Petroleum, Natural Gas
Categories Environmental, Engineering, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Chemical, Environmental - Urban, Manufacturing - Production - Industrial
Nanticoke, ON

The Laboratory at Nanticoke Refinery operates 24 hours per day/ 7 days a week. As a Lab Technician you will join our team, reporting to the Lab Supervisor and follow a rotating shift schedule. Our technicians operate equipment in a safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner in accordance with refinery practices and procedures.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conducting laboratory testing in accordance with quality standards.
  • Qualifying and releasing manufactured products.
  • Conducting field testing and sampling.
  • Conducting analysis and interpretation of data in support of operations.
  • Supporting product development through testing analysis.
  • Managing specific areas of work and projects.
  • Documenting and communicating results
  • Developing operating/testing procedures based on industry standards
  • Successfully completing the Laboratory Progression requirements.

In this position you will be working with various departments within the refinery, including operations and technical, and have the opportunity to learn from experienced technicians. As a company committed to career growth, you will be required to successfully complete the progression and training requirements of your department.




  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalency is required
  • Successful completion in one of the following programs (listed in order of preference):
    • Chemical Engineering Technologist
    • Environmental Technologist
    • Science Laboratory Technologist
    • Chemical Laboratory Technologist


  • A valid Ontario driver's license and safe driver abstract is required for this position.
  • Two years or more of relevant manufacturing laboratory experience.  Preference will be given to applicants with direct industry laboratory experience.
  • Familiarity with statistical control practices.
  • Strong commitment to safety on and off the job.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Sound reasoning ability with a high level of self-initiative and a desire to learn.
  • Knowledge and skills with computer applications – MS Office.


Start date:  November 2019


Location:  Nanticoke, ON

Your benefits

  • Successful networking and mentoring programs - enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve. 
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • Competitive vacation package - provides you with three weeks of vacation.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.

Who we are

A leading member of Canada's energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.


Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Application deadline:  August  25, 2019

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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