Hydrocarbon Extraction Technician

by Motif Labs

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 28, 2023
Motif Labs

Job Description

Hydrocarbon Extraction Technician 



The Hydrocarbon Extraction Technician Level II is responsible for carrying out material handling, feed preparation, and all hydrocarbon extraction and concentrates operations as assigned at Motif. This role will perform day-to-day duties in compliance with SOPs and Health Canada Regulations under the guidance of the Extraction Operations Supervisor. 
Position Overview: 
  • Safely operate and troubleshoot all equipment required for the hydrocarbon operation including:
  • Feed preparation
  • Hydrocarbon extraction
  • Concentrates post-processing
  • Safely handle hazardous materials (including butane, propane, ethanol and compressed gases) while adhering to safe chemical handling procedures
  • Provide expertise during the installation and commissioning of hydrocarbon equipment and processes
  • Meaningfully contribute to the development of hydrocarbon extraction SOPs
  • Follow all SOPs including Safety, Security, Sanitation and Production SOPs
  • Train and mentor other technicians on the proper operation of hydrocarbon processes
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements with the goal of meeting or exceeding departmental safety, quality, and production KPIs
  • Track and report inventory of parts and materials to avoid stockout or quality events
  • Maintain accurate batch records with excellent attention to detail
  • Enter work orders into an ERP and investigate/resolve any work order discrepancies
  • Perform sanitation activities as per GPP requirements 
  • Sample preparation for all required analytical testing 
  • Ensure 100% compliance with QA requirements during day-to-day activities 
  • Other duties as assigned 

  • Post secondary education in a Chemical, Mechanical, or Industrial technology 
  • 1-2 years demonstrated experience operating hydrocarbon extraction systems
  • Mechanical inclination is an asset 
  • Qualitative analysis and critical thinking
  • Attention to detail and commitment to safety while operating process equipment 
  • Positive attitude with strong communication skills 
  • Strong time management skills including ability to multitask and prioritize 
  • Shows initiative, ownership of work and willingness to learn 
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word 
  • Physically fit; standing and/or sitting will be required for long periods of time and must be able to lift up to 50 lbs 
  • Required to pass a criminal background check  
  • Must be able to work various shift schedules including weekends as required 

??“Half Continental” rotating shift schedule (Days ONLY): 4 days one week, 3 days the following week 
? Sunday through to Saturday (7-day operation). Hours are 7:30am – 8:00pm (12.5 hours) 
? Breaks are: three 30 min breaks to be broken up based on team needs and discussed with Supervisor/Manager