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Laboratory Field Sampling Technician

Ft.McMurray, AB

Our customer, a major oil and gas company, is currently looking for a Laboratory Field Sampling Technician for their facility in the Ft. McMurray area. The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting and analyzing samples to provide accurate data to operations. The successful candidate will also comply with a QA/QC laboratory program to ensure accurate reporting. The work schedule is 14 days on and 14 days off, working day shifts. Candidates must be local to the area. 

•    Collect and extract well pad emulsion, gas and liquid samples. Self-contained breathing apparatus SCBA can be required at times. 
•    Prepare extracted emulsion samples for analysis. 
•    Perform various routine tests in an efficient manner, primarily Karl Fisher water analysis.
•    Communicate sample results clearly and efficiently.
•    Calibration and maintenance of equipment ensuring readiness for use.  
•    Utilize, calibrate and maintain Karl Fischer titrator and Anton Paar Density/Viscosity meter. 
•    Collect process samples in an operating plant area, following all applicable safety precautions.
•    Ensure laboratory facilities are kept clean and in a safe and functional condition.
•    Ensure that all laboratory supplies and expendables are available and in stock.
•    The successful candidate will be working in a collaborative team environment, and will be assisting in the management, control and co-ordination of samples sent offsite.
•    Assist lab technicians/technologists when scheduled.
•    Interface with Operators, Maintenance and Instrumentation Group Process and Facility Engineers, and Site Management.


•    Valid Driver’s license and clean abstract- Comfortable driving a truck. 
•    Willing to work in a high paced physical role in an outside environment ~50% of the time.

•    Experience in SAGD refinery or process plant sectors.

•    Minimum Chemistry technology/Chemical engineering or other Laboratory technology degree; diploma or equivalent 
•    Power engineering ticket or partial education 
•    Experience in a laboratory field emulsion and gas sampling and testing. 
•    Experience in laboratory QA/QC program implementation 

•    Self-starter: ability to work with limited direction
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills
•    Basic skills in Microsoft Productivity programs.  
•    Ability to work effectively in a team environment, utilizing strong organizational and time management skills.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada without restrictions and are subject to background checks including criminal and drug and alcohol testing.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working with Roska DBO Inc. However only those selected, will be contacted for an interview.

Roska DBO Inc. is a customer-focused operations company with a more than 25-year track record offering expertise in production and equipment solutions on well sites and facilities. Based in Grande Prairie, Alberta, with a network of locations, Roska serves all of western and northern Canada, plus selected U.S. and international markets, with a primary focus on the Alberta/ B.C. region.

Our Workforce Solutions group works with customers across western Canada to recruit qualified candidates for assignments ranging from emergency callouts to longer term contingent workforce solutions. Our customers rely on us for operational staff, including plant/field operators, turnaround staff, administration and camp support staff.

In addition to fulfilling the operating needs of oil and gas producing, midstream and pipeline companies, Roska operates, designs and builds well-site facilities, rents equipment and provides production testing and flowback services using a company-owned well testing fleet. When you join the Roska team, the sky is the limit!


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