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Experienced Technologist, Trace Organics, Air and Gas Analysis

InnoTech Alberta is seeking an Experienced Technologist to work within our Chemical Testing team in the Monitoring, Analytics & Informatics Services Group.


Are you our next Experienced Technologist, Trace Organics, Air and Gas Analysis? You would be a good fit for this position if you:

  • Are highly detailed orientated and excel at paying exacting level of attention to your work
  • Enjoy working both independently and as part of a team where work is highly interconnected
  • Possess experience in an analytical services laboratory environment
  • Have a desire to grow and learn within a highly interdisciplinary group
  • Have experience working on research level projects in the Environmental and Agricultural sciences


We are game changers

InnoTech Alberta, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Innovates, is a leading Research and Technology Organization established by the Government of Alberta to serve the needs of industry, innovation ecosystem & academia.  Offering a diversified range of scientific, engineering, and technological research expertise and experience, and unique industrial-scale research infrastructure, equipment, and demonstration facilities, InnoTech Alberta accelerates and de-risks technology research, development, and deployment with focus on industrial solutions and innovation advancement.  With a reputation for quality service and a long history of impacts in Alberta’s economy going back a century, our multidisciplinary team has the depth of experience to work across all sectors, from energy to environment to fibre and bio-industrial.


Intrigued? Here’s some more information about the position:

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor, the successful incumbent will be responsible for, but not limited to:


  • Assist with day-to-day operations in our trace organic, air & gas analysis lab
  • Ensure proper performance of instrumentation/equipment by maintenance and/or repairs; this includes coordination and communication with instrument vendors
  • Perform solid phase extractions and prepare samples for GC-MS/LC-MS analysis.
  • Operate and maintain instrumentation with adherence to the laboratory quality management system.
  • Support other activities in the laboratory that enable efficient, balanced, and optimized workloads. This includes routine laboratory tasks.
  • Data processing for tests performed. 
  • Providing technical support to other junior technologists, assistance with method development and validation, as well as other research & development activities.



Qualifications and skills we are looking for:


  • A minimum of a Technical diploma in Chemistry or a related discipline; higher level education will be considered an asset
  • 7 or more years’ experience in an ISO-certified chemical analysis environment
  • Experience with mass spectrometric or chromatographic analysis and instrumentation will be considered an asset (i.e., GC-MS, quadrupole MS, HPLC, etc.)
  • Self-starter capable to work independently as well as on a highly integrated team
  • Able to problem solve and pay exacting attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills and demonstrated initiative
  • Ability to work in a high-performance team environment
  • Adaptable and flexible to fast paced and ever-changing environment
  • Computer knowledge including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Good knowledge of QA/QC operating environments
  • Critical thinking ability


Why InnoTech Alberta?

We offer our employees opportunities to work on projects that will expand their skill sets while witnessing the visible impacts of their efforts. We value the development of our employees and create opportunities for working in capacities that allow new skills to be learned. We know that the wellness of our team is the most important part of our business so we offer a strong benefits package and generous vacation and paid time off programs to promote work-life balance which includes flexible work and wellness programs.


Additional Information

At InnoTech Alberta, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from all backgrounds to apply.  


The final candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance. All interviewees must be able to meet the requirement specified in the Physical Demand Analysis. This document will be supplied during the interview process to the successful candidate. This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.


InnoTech Alberta has implemented a Vaccination policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  InnoTech Alberta employees are required to disclose proof of full vaccination or participate in a rapid antigen testing program. New hires will be required to disclose their vaccination status as a condition of employment to help support client and team member safety. We thank all candidates in advance for their understanding of this policy.





Employment Status: Regular

Hours bi-weekly: 72.5

Classification: TB

Pay Grade: 09

Salary: $65,184 - $82,620