Civil Technologist – Construction Materials Testing
Thurber Engineering Ltd
Fort McMurray, AB
6d ago

About the Opportunity

Currently, Thurber has an exciting entry-level opportunity for a Construction Materials Engineering Technologist to join their team in Fort McMurray, Alberta .

A Construction Materials Engineering Technologist’s responsibility consist primarily of carrying out field and laboratory assignments relating to geotechnical, environmental and materials testing.

More specifically your responsibilities will include :

  • Providing construction inspection and quality control / assurance testing for various infrastructure and transportation projects;
  • Conducting field compaction testing of soils;
  • Carrying out construction inspection for various projects;
  • Carrying out field concrete testing as per CCIL / CSA requirements;
  • Conducting pile construction monitoring for driven steel and cast-in-place concrete piles;
  • Carrying out laboratory testing of field materials;
  • Ensuring all work conforms to CCIL, ASTM and other company and industry standards;
  • Effectively communicating results and observations to clients, contractors and project engineers verbally and in written formats;
  • Liaising with project engineers and client’s site representatives; and,
  • Travelling to local, and remote construction sites.
  • Qualifications

    In order to qualify for this role, you will have a relevant post-secondary diploma and a class 5 driver’s license.

    As our ideal candidate, you’ll join us with excellent communication skills. Your strong interpersonal skills will combine with your technical knowledge and experience to ensure your success as you learn and contribute to the success of our projects within our dynamic working environment.

    This position would appeal to those who thrive in a fast-paced environment and are able to work effectively in a team.

    Finally, you will also have the following :

  • Completion of a related post-secondary program in Engineering Technology is preferred;
  • Experience carrying out concrete and compaction testing is an asset;
  • Experience conducting pile construction monitoring is an asset;
  • Concrete Testing Certificate from CCIL / CSA is an asset;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. spreadsheet and word-processing); and,
  • Proficiency with spoken and written English language is required.
  • Additional Information

  • A flexible schedule, with the ability to work out of town for extended periods, overtime, weekends and nights is required;
  • Shift work may be required depending on workload and client / project needs;
  • Criminal Record Check will be conducted; and,
  • 3 Year Driver’s Abstract and a Claims Experience Letter will be requested.
  • Upon joining Thurber Engineering you’ll be welcomed into a casual but professional environment where open communication is valued at all levels.

    We’re eager to help our team reach their potential which is why many of our team members have been building their careers with us for well over 10 years so far.

    Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to work for a remarkable organization that takes pride in its employees apply today!

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