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Laboratory Technician

Location:  Nanticoke, ON, CA
Company:  Imperial

Job description

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:

  • 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 are 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


  • 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 te 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: July 2017


Location: Nanticoke, ON

Your benefits

  • A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Competitive vacation package - provides you with three weeks of vacation


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.
  • Relocation will not be offered for this position.


Eligibility to work in Canada
Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada. Proof of eligibility must be in the form of a copy of your Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate or Canadian certificate of permanent residence. Document must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility is required if an offer is made.

Application Deadline: June 4, 2017


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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