Intermediate Geotechnical Field Technician
Dartmouth, NS, Canada
3d ago


Established in 1961,Englobe Corp. is one of Canada's leading geotechnical, construction materialsand environmental firms, offering a comprehensive range of professionalservices to a wide array of clients.

Englobe operates 60 offices across Canadaand has a current full-time staff of over 1,800 employees nationwide and nearly200 in Atlantic Canada alone.

We have been in NS since the 1970’s. If you arelooking for a challenge in a team-oriented, friendly and respectful workenvironment on a growing team, we would love to hear from you.

Englobe iscurrently looking for a Geotechnical Technician to join its Dartmouth office.Reporting to the Team Leader, you will participate in geotechnical,geo-

materials, and geo-environmental projects. You will collaborate with otherteam members and the Project Manager to meet the testing, inspection, sampling,and information gathering objectives of development and construction projects.

More specifically, you will :


  • Conduct geotechnical inspections, proof tests, subsurface investigations (land-based and near shore marine), field measurements, and record observations for various construction projects;
  • Carry out field compaction (nuclear density gauge) and visual compaction control;
  • Obtain field samples and schedule routine laboratory tests for soils, aggregates, and concrete in accordance with applicable procedures and standards including CSA and ASTM;
  • Conduct test pit and boreholes investigations, inspection of pile installations, field resistivity testing;
  • Communicate results with Client, Contractor, and LVM Maritime Testing Supervisor;
  • Record field test results into database, print test reports, prepare draft inspection reports;
  • Assist in proposal preparation, including soliciting pricing from subcontractors / subconsultants;
  • Assist in scheduling / coordinating project work including investigations, services clearances, drill and / or excavator, surveyors, etc.;
  • Managing site and equipment time, materials, etc. in accordance with proposal requirements;
  • Facilitate report preparation, including tabulating field and laboratory data, submission of site sketches / plans to drafting, preparing draft reports, memorandums, etc.;
  • Requirements

  • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or any relevant combination of experience and training;Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in geotechnical inspections and investigations;
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;Willingness and ability to travel throughout Nova Scotia on an occasional basis.

    Englobe adheres to employment equity and equal opportunity programs and encourages all women, visible minorities, Aboriginals and disabled persons to apply.

    Only selected candidates will be contacted.

    Soil and materials engineering

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