Materials Testing Technician/technologist

November 25 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Materials, Metallurgy, Quality, Test, Inspection, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist,
St John's, NL • Part time

At EXP, we’re driven to provide innovative solutions for the world’s built and natural environments. As a team of engineers, architects, designers, scientists, creators and a community of professionals, we bring diverse and talented people together to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Here, you join a team that leverages differences, harnesses their entrepreneurial spirit in an employee-owned company, that believes diversity is what gives us strength, seeks sustainable results and shares ambitions for each other, our clients and the communities we are part of and serve. To be a part of EXP means to have your own experience, while staying connected to a global network of professionals, who believe we are a part of something bigger. Together, we are EXP.

Are you ready to design your future?

Be our next Materials Testing Technician/Technologist

Your work environment at EXP

In this role, you will be a part of the Earth and Environment Group in St. John’s, NL

What a day at EXP has in store for you

  • Working closely with Project Managers, the successful candidate will be responsible mainly for the completion of laboratory testing and also various field inspections, and associated reporting for laboratory testing and construction projects.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Executing laboratory materials testing (asphalts suites; concrete compressive strength testing; grain size analysis, proctors, etc.) and field inspection work as may be necessary (asphalt – field compaction; concrete – field casting of concrete cylinders, slump, air content; soil – field compaction testing);
  • Executing assignments requiring general familiarity with a broad field of materials laboratory/field testing, geotechnical engineering, general construction, earth moving projects and civil engineering;
  • Preparing clear and concise laboratory testing and field inspection reports, and review, as necessary, laboratory and field inspection reports;
  • Interacting with clients to provide excellent service and quick response to their testing needs;
  • Working in compliance with various standards and specifications, including EXPs internal QMS system.

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What your experience looks like
  • Civil Engineering technician/technology diploma from a recognized technical college, or equivalent experience, and be eligible for registration with Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologist of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL);
  • CCIL certification is an asset;
  • Experience in materials laboratory and field testing and geotechnical settings (concrete, soils, asphalt testing, test pits and boreholes);
  • Applies knowledge with CCIL, ASTM and CSA testing methodology and laboratory and field testing procedures;
  • Familiar with various civil, earth moving and construction projects;
  • Effective oral and technical written communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office – WORD, EXCEL). Experience with AutoCAD and gINT would be an asset;
  • Willingness to travel and participate in field;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Be a motivated self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team environment;
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and reliable vehicle;
  • Two to five years related experience is considered an asset.


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