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Hydrocarbon Extraction Technician II

by Motif Labs

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Dec 11, 2022
Motif Labs

Job Description

Hydrocarbon Extraction Technician II


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. 

Motif Labs is a licensed cannabis extraction facility located in SW Ontario.? Motif has 3 top-selling internal brands BoxHot, Floresense and Debunk. As well as operating a business-to-business enterprise, offering toll processing and contract manufacturing serviced to Licensed Producers (LP’s) and 3rd Party Brands. ?Motif is experiencing significant growth and we are seeking dynamic and professional individuals to join our team.?Motif prides itself on Integrity, Collaboration and Quality, and these core values are at the center of everything we do.?? 
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 stock-out 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 


This role will need you to be on site at our production facility in Aylmer, Ontario . Motif provides all required PPE and has continued all safety protocols : a well-fitted mask along with safety shoes, safety glasses, scrubs etc. must be worn at all times while inside our production areas.

NOTE: All candidates are required to pass a criminal background check and provide a copy for employment at Motif. We thank all interested candidates. Only those whom we have selected for an interview will be contacted.

YOU MUST submit your resume and cover letter to Motif Labs careers page at: to be considered.

Don’t meet every single requirement? 

At Motif we are a diverse and inclusive workplace and dedicated to maintaining this culture, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or any of our other roles.