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Golder Associates Geotechnical Field Technician in KELOWNA, 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.

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 Kelowna.

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 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

  • 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 13 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global 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 Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

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Title: Geotechnical Field Technician

Location: BC-KELOWNA

Requisition ID: 21002454