Job Opportunity

Title of Position:

Experienced Lab Technician/ Assistant- Orthodontics Department 

Organization/Company:  Protec Dental Laboratories

Location: Vancouver, BC 

Overview:  Protec Dental Laboratories Ltd. is a growing full-service dental laboratory located in Olympic Village area. We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team in our Orthodontics Department.  An experienced Orthodontic technician/assistant creates the wire framework for fixed and removable orthodontic appliances. This includes reading and following detailed instructions, preparing dental models for fabrication, and custom bending wires for various orthodontic appliances. They may also be asked to pack and trim acrylic appliances. The ideal candidate will have existing knowledge of orthodontic appliances, good hand-eye coordination and the ability to work under pressure. Reports to the Lab Supervisor.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Custom bend the wire framework for various orthodontic appliances.
  • Pack and trim acrylic appliances
  • Read and decipher detailed instructions from the dental professional.
  • Prepare dental models for the fabrication of appliances.
  • Manage time deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • CDT license preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 3 years wire bending experience.
  • Knowledge of orthodontic appliances and their functionality.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.
  • Excellent time management skills

What we offer: Extended healthcare including medical and dental. A great team and transit-friendly location and lots of great eats in the neighbourhood. The job is full-time 8-hour shifts ranging between 7:00am and 6:00pm 

COVID-19 considerations: Protec staff must follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, which includes a mandatory mask-wearing policy in all common areas including their work stations. In the case of any staff being sick within the last two weeks, they must follow the recommendations set out by our Health Authorities. 

Contact Details. To apply for this job please send resume in confidence to or you can visit our careers page at

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osting Start Date: May 17, 2021
Posting End Date: July 30, 2021