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Golder Associates Field Technician in CALGARY, Alberta

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 full-time basis located in Calgary, Alberta.

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

  • Geotechnical laboratory testing on soil, aggregate, asphalt, and concrete materials, including documentation and reporting

  • Soil classification

  • General clean-up and maintenance of lab and field equipment

  • Construction QA/QC

  • Complete geotechnical investigations including test pitting, drilling, and cone penetration tests

  • Field nuclear density compaction testing

  • 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

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to carry out assignments with minimal supervision

  • Participating in sample receipt, handling, and storage control

You will have a background in:

  • Diploma in Civil Technology or related discipline from an accredited institution would be considered an asset

  • Valid CCIL concrete, asphalt or aggregate testing certification would be considered an asset

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • High attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

  • Valid driver’s license (please provide a driver’s abstract with resume)

  • Exposure to geotechnical soils testing is preferred

  • Strong workplace health and safety practices

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • 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 40 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 video.

Title: Field Technician

Location: AB-CALGARY

Requisition ID: 20000321