Technologist, R & D Competition # 7000-01 (1 position)
Quantiam Technologies Inc. - Edmonton, AB

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Compensation Range: $22.50 - 28.00/hr (depending on experience) with a 0 to 20% Performance Bonus and highly competitive benefits package.

Hours: 40 hour work week (overtime applies)

2 year College Diploma in Nano Systems Engineering Technology, Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology or Materials Engineering Technology; or

University Bachelor degree in Materials Science, materials Engineering or Chemistry.

Experience/Specific Skills/Background Required:

  • Minimum 3 to 7 years of related Industrial experience.
  • Good mechanical aptitude to operate research equipment and instrumentation.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of and adherence to written and verbal instructions including general procedures.
  • Strong willingness to learn and train in an advanced materials environment with extensive use of chemicals, materials and advanced equipment, and proper use of protective personal equipment.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Good computer skills.

Brief Job Description:
Responsibilities with training include assisting in the following:

  • Development and characterization of novel materials, surfaces, coatings and catalysts aimed at exploiting the properties of the micro and nano structured materials, for use under extreme operating conditions.
  • Operation of complex in-house surface characterization equipment that may include FE-SEM/EDS, small-spot XPS, AES/SAM/SIMS and high temperature-surface sensitive XRD.
  • Development of new methods for laser-based non destructive determination of the thickness of coatings and surfaces on internal surfaces.
  • Operation of a broad-based vacuum and heat treatment equipment for processing of materials.
  • Operation of a broad-range of analytical equipment inclusive of TGA, GC, Specialized laboratory-scale and pilot-scale process test rigs.

This position will involve a minimum 1 year training period and which may involve rotation assignment to a pilot-scale manufacturing or commercial-scale manufacturing.

Please forward your resume and cover letter in a Word Document or PDF including competition number by March 22, 2013 :

Human Resources
Quantiam Technologies Inc.
1651 - 94 Street
Edmonton, AB T6N 1E6
Fax: 780-465-6603

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

About this company
Quantiam is a young, high technology company founded in 1998 by Dr. Steve Petrone. With over 100 years of cumulative experience in the...