Golder Associates Geotechnical Field Technician (Burnaby) in BURNABY, British Columbia
At Golder, we thrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.
Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?
Golder has a new opportunity for a Geotechnical Field Technician to join our Geotechnical Engineering & Laboratory team on a contract basis located in Burnaby.
An overview of your role will include:
Provide technical services in a field, laboratory and office environment
Supervise and/or carry out site geotechnical inspections of construction work and materials testing
Conduct in situ testing of various materials on construction sites, compaction testing and testing of concrete and asphalt
Carrying out laboratory tests on soils, aggregates, concrete, and other construction materials to applicable standards
Cleaning, maintaining, repairing and calibrating testing equipment
Participate in a team environment
Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff
Maintaining a high standard of behavior to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and work with and provide support to other members of the field technician group in assisting with other field and office activities as required
You will have a background in:
Geological, Geotechnical or Civil Engineering Technician/Technology Diploma from a recognized Engineering Technology program.
Willingness to travel
Good written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to lift 50lbs
Strong organizational skills
Must own a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and hold a valid driver’s license
Flexible schedule, with the ability to work overtime and/or weekends as required.
Safety oriented attitude; current First Aid and WHMIS training will be considered an asset.
Previous experience working as a geotechnical technologist in a consulting environment will be considered an asset.
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Global projects and travel opportunities
One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.
Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.
To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at https://vimeo.com/252065645 video.
Title: Geotechnical Field Technician (Burnaby)
Requisition ID: 20001215