• Title
    Materials Technician
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    CA-BC-Prince George
    Department / Discipline
    Geotechnical / Materials Testing
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently recruiting a Materials Technician or Technologist to join our team in Prince George, British Columbia. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to develop their career and experience in the engineering and construction field.


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


    Key Responsibilities:

    Responsibilities will include conducting tests on asphalt, concrete, aggregate and soil in both laboratory and field environments. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for:

    • Providing high quality work that meets the client’s expectations
    • Contributing to achieving high client satisfaction
    • Following Wood’s Project Review, Ethics and Safety Policies
    • Preparing of field and laboratory reports and data entry
    • Providing 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


    This position requires local and regional travel and occasional out-of-town assignments up to three weeks in duration.  Assignments will at times be in remote areas and under physically demanding conditions.  Work will often be outdoors and on active construction sites.  Light to moderate lifting will be required. 

    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 field, laboratory and office settings
    • British Columbia Class 5 driver’s license and a good driving record (driving abstract required)

    Work Environment:

    Wood provides a safe, professional work environment, and offers a competitive wage and benefit package.  As a member of our network of regional offices, you will provide support to both the Kamloops office, as well as other regional and central offices throughout BC and Alberta, which will provide great opportunities for variety and growth in your career. 


    Prince George is a vibrant community with a wide variety of services and amenities, and outdoor activities galore.  Prince George is best known for world class trout fishing, hunting, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, and snowboarding.  Prince George also offers a highly affordable housing market with good rental opportunities.

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  www.woodplc.com  

    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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