• Title
    Materials Testing Technician (term hires)
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    CA-AB-Fort McMurray
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Additional Work Location
    CA-AB-Lloydminster | CA-AB-Edmonton
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is hiring Material Testing Technicians to join our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions Group.  Responsibilities will include conducting various tests on asphalt pavements, concrete, aggregates and various soils in both laboratory and field environment. This position will require working occasionally out of town projects. 


    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Maintain orderliness of laboratory.
    • Preparation of inspection reports and data entry.
    • Follow Amec Foster Wheeler’s Project Review, Ethics and Safety Policies.
    • Field Concrete testing
    • Field Compaction testing
      • Lab Work
        • Sieve Analysis
        • Proctors
        • Cylinder Breaking
        • CSA calibrations
        • Moisture Contents
        • Hydrometers
        • Unconfined compression testing

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Engineering Technology Program is preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years related experience required
    • Preference given to those with previous experience in the construction industry
    • Familiar with test procedures for concrete, aggregate, soil and asphalt
    • Good written and verbal English communication skills
    • Reliable and punctual
    • Willing to do a variety of tasks and able to prioritize
    • CSA Safety boots required
    • Ability to work in the laboratory and office settings
    • Light to moderate lifting may be required
    • Alberta or Saskatchewan 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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