• Title
    Lab Supervisor
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Make an impression in an international company among the 25 best employers in Canada  and ranked one of the top 10 Environmental Firms  in the world. Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is a global organization, providing engineering, consulting and project management services. Our team of professionals offers a full range of services to clients in a wide range of sectors including government, industrial & commercial, water, transportation, minerals & metals, oil & gas clients and clean energy. We are currently seeking a Laboratory Supervisor to join our team in Surrey, BC.


    The Surrey office provides materials testing and geotechnical services to a wide variety of markets such as Government, Industrial, Transportation, and Infrastructure. This is an opportunity to be involved in a range of technically challenging projects and be part of a growing and motivated team.   


    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead and develop a team of Technicians & Technologists
    • Supervise the day-to-day operations of field and laboratory testing of concrete / soil / asphalt
    • Assist with scheduling and coordinating the activities of material technical staff, assessing resources and allocating work to meet priorities
    • Responsible for lab safety, lab certification, preparing for lab audits, maintaining lab equipment, maintaining quality control and ensuring timely execution of lab tests
    • Review lab and field test results and reports to ensure standards of quality and accuracy are met
    • Perform lab and field tests as required
    • Leadership of projects, and business development efforts with civil materials testing focus for various clients and sectors
    • Manage and deliver high quality projects safely, on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Civil Technology Diploma and eligibility for registration with ASTTBC
    • A minimum of five years’ experience in construction QA / QC testing and inspection
    • Experience on CCIL Laboratory Accreditations
    • Experience performing standard CSA and ASTM tests
    • Experience coaching and developing junior staff
    • Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
    • Demonstrate the ability to make quick decisions requiring sound judgment and experience
    • Must have sound knowledge of laboratory tests, field testing and inspection
    • Pleasant manner and positive experience in dealing with clients
    • Valid drivers license
    • Must pass physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record
    • Ability to lift maximum 50 pounds

    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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