Field Technician
Brampton, ON, Canada
1d ago

Job Description

At EXP, we know that great experiences start with the right people. We believe that work should be challenging, and the challenge should be fun.

We also believe that exponential possibilities are more likely to occur with a respectful, satisfying and empowering company.

We value and respect our employees - their experience and expertise as well as their energy, passion and diversity - and their innovative approach to work and to life.

Your Challenge

Your Responsibilities

  • Perform field soil compaction testing with soil density gauge
  • Monitor the placement of soil and granular materials, and carry out compaction testing as part of trench backfill, engineered fill or general backfill or grading operations
  • Perform concrete slump, air test and cast test cylinders on the field
  • Pickup concrete cylinders and return them to the laboratory for testing
  • Carry out subgrade inspections
  • Perform footing and reinforcing bar inspections
  • Monitor the placement of asphalt pavement, including sampling and compaction testing
  • Monitor the installation of caissons, piles and shoring system
  • Perform soil and granular proctor tests
  • Properly identify / classify soil types from samples
  • Perform granular sieve tests
  • The Skills, Knowledge, and Ability We Seek

  • Ability to understand and resolve soil, granular and asphalt problems while on construction sites
  • Able to read drawings and specifications
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and tact when interacting with fellow staff, clients, consultants and contractors
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write clear field reports, including making recommendations
  • Strong organizational and time management skills as well as attention to detail
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for travel to construction sites
  • This work is physically demanding due to carrying / transporting concrete cylinders and the soil density gauge
  • For the protection of our staff and to meet the needs of our clients, our group has introduced a mandatory vaccine policy.

    Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment

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