Technical Officer, Indoor Air Quality
Ottawa - Ontario
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s premier research and technology organization.
We are looking for a vibrant and dynamic Technical Officer to support our Construction Portfolio. The Technical Officer would be someone who shares our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration.
The purpose of the position is to provide technical support services to the Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality group. This will involve the preparation of experiments and participating in both laboratory and field experiments and/or sampling. The position would also involve the conduct of routine tests and facility operations, and may include assisting in design and analysis activities.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
College diploma in Chemical, Environmental or Engineering Technology, or a related discipline.
A university degree could be considered an asset.
An equivalent combination of work-related experience, training and education may also be considered.
Two years or more experience in the following areas:
- conducting routine tests, chemical sampling and analysis, and documenting results.
- with the safe operation, routine maintenance/verification/repair and/or installation of equipment such as basic laboratory/scientific apparatus, and mechanical or electrical machinery;
- working with chemical and/or laboratory equipment and instrumentation; and
- working in a project management focused multidisciplinary research environment.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Ability to accurately interpret technical direction from a variety of sources including industry standards and standardized laboratory procedures.
Ability to perform chemical laboratory procedures, operate laboratory instrumentation, and conduct environmental sampling related to indoor air quality.
Ability to perform basic analysis of experimental results and document results in reports.
Knowledge of occupational health and safety best practices required to create and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
Results Orientation (Level 1)
Teamwork (Level 1)
Communication (Level 1)
Initiative (Level 1)
For this position, NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): | Research Technician/Technologist
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
04/28/2017 (4 days)
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time
To obtain a copy of the job description
Please direct your questions, with the hiring number (145-16-1211) to:
Telephone: (613) 998-6825
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