Construction Materials Testing Field and Lab Technician

May 10 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Chemistry, Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Health, Medical, Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Materials, Metallurgy, Quality, Test, Inspection, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Thunder Bay, ON

At EXP, we know that great experiences start with the right people. We believe that work should be challenging, and the challenge should be fun. We also believe that exponential possibilities are more likely to occur with a respectful, satisfying and empowering company. We value and respect our employees - their experience and expertise as well as their energy, passion and diversity - and their innovative approach to work and to life.

The Challenge

EXP’s Thunder Bay office is currently seeking a Materials Testing Technician to join their team. The successful candidate will be joining a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment.

At EXP, we know that great experiences start with the right people. We believe that work should be challenging, and the challenge should be fun. We also believe that exponential possibilities are more likely to occur with a respectful, satisfying and empowering company. We value and respect our employees - their experience and expertise as well as their energy, passion and diversity - and their innovative approach to work and to life.


Your Responsibilities

  • Field work consisting of:
    • soil and asphalt compaction testing with a nuclear densometer
    • concrete sampling and testing
    • soil footing subbase inspections
    • reinforcing steel inspections
    • pile driving monitoring
    • test pit and borehole drilling supervision and soil logging
    • some level surveying
  • Laboratory work consisting of:
    • Soils testing including grain size analysis, Atterberg Limits and other testing
    • Concrete testing of hardened cylinders
    • Asphalt testing
  • Writing clear and concise field inspection reports
  • Reviewing laboratory and field inspection reports

The Skills, Knowledge, and Ability We Seek

  • Environmental/Geological/Civil Technician or Technology Diploma preferred
  • 2+ years of related field experience preferred but we will strongly consider those with less experience
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) in English
  • Familiarity with and some working knowledge of office software
  • Must be comfortable working in the field on construction project sites and traveling out of town, possibly for several day’s duration
  • Strong people skills and ability to work with the wide variety of staff and clients
  • A valid Canadian driver’s license is required

Apply now!

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