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Fire Assay Technician

Company: Bureau Veritas
Location: Sparks
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Sparks

State: Nevada


Reporting to the Fire Assay Supervisor, the Fire Assay Technician is responsible for the processing of customer samples by following established standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safe practices. Work conditions include: medium to heavy work (must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs for 10 feet) involving chemical hazards, exposure to controlled heat sources and repetitive tasks.


  • Comply with the OHS Act and Regulations, BV Group Policy and Procedures, Upstream Minerals Management System Policies and Procedures and ISO standards applicable to the Fire Assay Technician position.
  • Act in a safe and professional manner and wear appropriate attire including the required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Carry out Fire Assay procedures in accordance with documented SOPs and other work instructions.
  • Ensure proper functioning of Fire Assay operations by:

o Monitoring the performance of the Fire Assay equipment

o Ensuring adequate inventory of consumable supplies and chemicals

o Practicing good housekeeping.

  • Communicate general laboratory issues to the Fire Assay supervisor as appropriate.
  • Report any deviation(s) from documented procedures to the Fire Assay Supervisor.
  • Report any unsafe condition(s) observed in the department to the Fire Assay Supervisor.
  • Report any non-conforming work related to customer samples and associated test data to the Fire Assay Supervisor.
  • Submit to testing for lead exposure on a regular basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!

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