Lab Technician (Metal/Hardness Testing)
Weatherford - Edmonton, AB

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Conducts routine quality control testing of products manufactured by the Rod Plant using metallurgical testing equipment for tensile and hardness testing.
Prepares metallurgical specimens for testing.
Analyzes and documents product test results. Prepares technical material test reports. Organizes and files test results for future reference.
Completes routine maintenance on lab equipment. Operates within the lab in a highly organized, professional, and clean manner.
Conducts quality control testing to support Field Services operations, where applicable.
Provides inspection support for quality plans, incoming, in-process and finished products.
Generates all work orders in JDE.
Performs other related duties assigned by Laboratory Manager or other Rod Plant management.
Establishes safe working habits and environmental awareness and observes all safety requirements and procedures of the job; informs management of any safety policy violations or potential safety hazards through the Hazard Identification process.
Actively participates in continuous improvement by following documented procedures, communicates problem situations and assists in providing solutions, and makes recommendations for areas of improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary education in Engineering Technology related to Materials.
Previous laboratory experience is desirable
Experience with metallurgical products and properties and knowledge of hazardous materials and proper handling
Good communication skills both verbal and written
Experience with JD Edwards preferred
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work independently
Must be able to work rotational shifts (12 hrs 4 on/4 off)
Successful completion of a Pre-employment Medical, Drug & Alcohol test


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One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people...