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Chemical Shipping and Receiving Technician – Edmonton

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Aevitas Inc. is a leader in the environmental services industry. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced work environment and are committed to providing the highest level of customer service in a dynamic, exciting work environment.

We are currently recruiting for a Chemical Shipping and Receiving Technician to work out of our Edmonton, Alberta Facility. This is a full-time, permanent position with a total compensation plan including:

  • Comprehensive benefits package with prescription drug, extended health, dental and optical.
  • Retirement planning RRSP matching.
  • Professional growth and development through ongoing training.
  • Annual performance-based pay increases and annual bonus.
  • Employee and family assistance program.
  • Generous paid time off including paid personal and sick days.
  • Premiums for employees who work differential shifts.
  • Overtime after 40 hours in a week.
  • Team bonding events including BBQ’s, golf tournaments and Holiday parties.


  • Determine waste classification and characterization; ensure waste samples obtained and analyzed for incoming and outgoing material
  • Ensure materials are packaged in proper containers, proper shipping documents are prepared and labelled in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Stage materials for shipping; consolidate load fragments; weigh and label materials; prepare necessary documentation
  • Count, weigh and measure incoming and outgoing materials; compare identifying information against manifests, bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records; identify and communicate discrepancies
  • Follow and comply with all environmental health and safety procedures and regulations
  • Load and unloading from trucks, ensuring load is secured according to, or exceeding standards
  • Other related duties as directed.
  • Operate material handling equipment as required including forklift, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies


  • Technical certificate or diploma in chemistry or related discipline
  • One to two years experience working as a shipper/receiver
  • Knowledge of chemical and waste management and TDG an asset
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Class 5 Driver’s License (there is limited public transportation in the area)

Aevitas Inc. is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion in our work environment. Aevitas Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized people, indigenous people, people with disabilities, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Aevitas Inc. promotes and monitors employment equity and encourages candidates to self-declare if they belong to one of the four employment equity groups: women, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities or members of visible minority groups.

Accommodations are available on request for persons with disabilities.

How to Apply

To join our team and be part of this growing company, please follow the instructions below:

  • Please click on the opportunity name to view the job posting
  • Submit your application to – quote position name – location in the subject line.
  • If you were unable to find the position you were looking for, feel free to send your resume stating your area of interest in the subject line.
  • Resumes will only be accepted in WORD or PDF format.
  • Because Zip files can contain viruses they cannot be accepted.


We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume, but we will only contact those candidates who closely match the job specifications. We thank all applicants for the interest in our organization.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.