• Title
    Materials Testing Technician
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Position Type
    On Call
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    The position will support the Certified Civil Engineering Laboratory (concrete, aggregate, soil, asphalt) by conducting field and laboratory testing services within the lower mainland and throughout BC.


    Key Responsibilities


    Responsibilities will include conducting tests on asphalt, concrete, aggregate and soil in both laboratory and field environments. This position will require occasional travel. In addition the incumbent will:

    • Responsible for providing high quality work that meets the client’s expectations
    • Contribute to achieving high client satisfaction
    • Follow Amec Foster Wheeler’s Project Review, Ethics and Safety Policies
    • Preparation of field and laboratory reports and data entry
    • Provide technical support to geotechnical investigations, geotechnical instrumentation, and geotechnical sampling, as required, which may include conducting field visits/investigations
    • Sample collection, site monitoring, and data entry

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Engineering Technology graduate is preferred
    • Client satisfaction focus
    • Minimum of two years of related materials testing experience required
    • Familiar with ASTM and CSA test procedures for concrete, aggregate, soil and asphalt
    • Good written and oral English communication skills
    • Reliable and punctual
    • Multi-task oriented and able to work effectively in a team environment
    • Basic First Aid certification an asset
    • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification an asset
    • Able to obtain CSA/CCIL certification for field and laboratory concrete and asphalt testing
    • Ability to work in the laboratory and office settings
    • Light to moderate lifting may be required
    • British Columbia Class 5 driver’s license and a good driving record (driving abstract required)

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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