Junior Field Technicians | Geotechnical & Materials Engineering (Contract)
GHD, Inc
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents.

Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

Our Whitby Wentworth office is looking to fill contract junior level positions in our growing Canadian Operations within the Geotechnical and Materials Engineering Group.

The Whitby Wentworth Office of GHD works with local governments, contractors, Federal agencies, and private industries on small to large scale projects across the whole spectrum of transportation, infrastructure, institutional and industrial facility projects.

Our team provides integrated geotechnical, construction materials and environmental engineering services in support of designers, owners and constructors.

Candidates will have the following experience :

  • Providing technical assistance in materials engineering and testing related projects and tasks, including carrying out field and laboratory testing of various materials on construction sites, in-
  • situ density testing with a nuclear densometer gauge and testing of concrete and asphalt materials;
  • Carrying out and supporting field work operations for subsurface geotechnical and pavement and materials investigations including layout, operating specialized equipment, supervising subcontractors, logging boreholes and test pits, site surveying to determine elevations at specific locations, sampling concrete, asphalt, soil and groundwater, and providing detailed site sketches;
  • Performing construction site reconnaissance, inspections and observations;
  • Working with and providing support to other members of the group in assisting with other field, laboratory and office activities as required;
  • Carrying out laboratory tests on soils, aggregates, concrete and other construction materials to various industry standards;
  • Performing general laboratory testing of aggregate, concrete, asphalt and various other construction materials.
  • Skills, Competencies and Qualifications :

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience;
  • College Diploma in a Geotechnical, Civil Engineering program or a Civil Engineering Technology or Construction;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Team player, cooperate with other staff
  • Ability to meet challenging deadlines
  • G Driver’s license and reliable automobile preferred
  • We offer an opportunity to be part of a growing and dynamic employee owned company, a professional working environment with career development potential, flexible hours and a competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience in a privately held, quality driven and client focused company.

    As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer.

    Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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