• Title
    Materials Technician
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Geotechnical / Materials Testing
    Additional Work Location
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is hiring Materials Technicians to join our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions group in Cambridge, ON. Our group provides construction materials testing and quality control services to a variety of clients from civil contractors to provincial and federal agencies. Our work spans many sectors including oil & gas, mining, hydro power development, highway infrastructure, municipal infrastructure, and commercial and industrial developments.


    This position is fulltime, permanent and offers exciting and valuable opportunities for the motivated candidate to become trained in key aspects of our other related lines of business including environmental sciences, site assessment, remediation, earth sciences and geotechnical engineering. The position may include rotational work both within the province as well as outside Ontario on field projects, typically comprising of two-four weeks in the field. However please note that positions can extend past this timeline. For these projects, mobilization, accommodations and meal cost will be provided or reimbursed.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Perform field and laboratory testing and inspections for concrete, soils, aggregates, and asphalt in accordance with relevant standards
    • Obtaining field samples and conducting Soil and asphalt compaction testing
    • Preparation of field compaction reports, laboratory testing reports, and other office assignments
    • Ensuring field and laboratory equipment is maintained, repaired, and calibrated as required
    • Maintain equipment, inventory and records required for a CCIL certified laboratory
    • Identify and develop new business opportunities
    • Adhering to all company safety rules and policies

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Academic background in Civil Engineering Technology as asset
    • Familiar with civil construction practices and relevant testing standards
    • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel
    • Familiar with Quality Management Systems
    • Strong written, verbal communication and people management skills
    • Able to work independently in an office / laboratory setting and liaise with local office manager and supervisors
    • Practical drafting experience using AutoCAD with knowledge of civil and municipal infrastructure design would be considered an asset
    • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving experience
    • Travel out of town and willing to work overtime and extended hours

    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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