• Title
    Rock Mechanics Laboratory & Ground Penetrating Radar Technician
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Geotechnical / Materials Testing
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has a global network of engineers, scientists and project managers, we apply ingenuity, innovative technologies and customer focus to deliver solutions for complex environmental and infrastructure challenges. We are a diverse business, with around 7,600 people in about 175 offices spanning six continents. From engineering resilient facilities to restoring contaminated sites, we provide support across the life cycle of our customers’ assets in the government, industrial and manufacturing, mining, power, infrastructure, and oil and gas sectors. Wood has been ranked among the 25 best employers in Canada and ranked one of the top 10 Environmental Firms in the world. 


    We are currently seeking a Rock Mechanics Laboratory and Ground Penetrating Radar Technician to join our team in Burlington, ON.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Technician duties will include receiving samples, sample logistics and scheduling, testing preparation and completion of project file documents
    • Laboratory testing with strict adherence to test methods such as CSA, ASTM, OPSS for rock, concrete, and various construction materials
    • Performing Ground Penetrating Radar surveys to locate reinforcing steel within concrete, voiding beneath concrete slabs and the location of buried objects
    • Available for field work and site survey
    • Assistance with report writing on laboratory results

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Materials/engineering technician College Diploma or higher, or similar work experience
    • Previous materials laboratory testing experience 0-10 years
    • High proficiency in learning to use advanced technology
    • Advanced understanding of physics and mechanics
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Conscientious
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Organized
    • Self-Motivated
    • Willing to learn
    • Willing to work extra hours, possibly on short notice, to meet strict project deadlines

    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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