Geotechnical Technician
Ottawa, Ontario
10h ago

Your Opportunity

We are currently looking for Field Technicians within the Geotechnical and Materials Engineering department to be based out of our Ottawa, Ontario office.

Your Key Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Materials Testing and Inspection team leader, you will work closely with an impressive team of engineers and technologists, primarily performing field and laboratory QA / QC monitoring and testing services.

Primary duties may include :

Construction QA / QC Monitoring and Testing :

Field and laboratory testing of soil, aggregate, concrete, mortar and bituminous paving mixtures.

Fill placement and compaction monitoring.

Fresh and hardened concrete monitoring and testing.

Deep and shallow foundation construction.

Assisting in resolution of technical issues on construction sites.

Various other QA / QC field and laboratory testing services as required.

Reporting : You will be required to regularly complete detailed field and laboratory reports and submit them to the laboratory manager.

Operations : You will be expected to support team operations and play an integral part in the success of the project. Promotion of our health and safety culture, client relations, training and mentoring of more junior staff, equipment and resources maintenance and management, and other related duties will be expected.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Energetic, team oriented player with a commitment to superior client service.

Ability to work with minimum supervision and to communicate effectively with technical and management personnel remotely.

Ability to work up to 12 hours per day, 6 days per week (weekend and overtime work will be required).

Available to work on out of town projects, typically 1 to 2 weeks but as long as 3 to 4 weeks at a time.

Demonstrate initiative and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

A valid Driver's License is required.

CCIL / CSA certification for concrete field and laboratory testing is required. Training will be provided in order to receive the certification.

Education and Experience

A Diploma in Civil Engineering or Degree program at an accredited post-secondary institution. Experience is not a requirement.

Training will be provided.

Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Some time will be spent in a typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time.

Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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