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Golder Associates Geotechnical Field Assistants / Technicians in MARKHAM, Ontario

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.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for Geotechnical Field Assistants and Technicians to join Golder on a contract basis based in Markham . This opportunity will allow you to develop your technical skills in the field with like-minded professionals in an international firm.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Providing technical services in a field and office environment;

  • Providing technical assistance in materials related projects and tasks, including carrying out field and laboratory testing of various materials on construction sites, in-situ density testing and testing of concrete and asphalt materials;

  • Performing construction site reconnaissance, inspections and observations;

  • Carrying out fieldwork, directing field work operations for subsurface investigations including layout, supervising drill rigs and/or excavators, logging boreholes and test pits, site surveying to determine elevations at specific locations, sampling soil and groundwater, and detailed site sketches;

  • Using specialized equipment and apparatus to prepare analyses, reports and/or technical drawings;

  • Summarizing and analyzing findings from investigations and lab testing for report writing; and,

  • Working with and providing support to other members of the group in assisting with other field and office activities as required.

Qualifications - External

You will have a background in:

  • College Diploma in a Civil Engineering Technician / Technology or Construction Engineering Technician / Technology diploma program, preferably with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering;

  • Previous experience working as a geotechnical technician is an asset;

  • Must own a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and hold a valid driver’s license;

  • Good written and verbal communication skills;

  • Strong organizational skills; and,

  • In addition, to be successful at Golder Associates, you will be able to demonstrate the following Success Attributes: an ownership attitude, initiative, enthusiasm, a desire to continually learn and grow, a detail and quality focus, good judgement, a good work ethic, is adaptable and good communication skills.

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 1 5 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading 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 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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder ( video.


Title: Geotechnical Field Assistants / Technicians

Location: ON-MARKHAM

Requisition ID: 21002113