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Golder Associates Geotechnical Field Technician in MARKHAM, Ontario

AtGolder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place towork, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where peoplecollaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and growprofessionally 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 FieldTechnician on a contract basis

within our GTA operations ( Whitby,Markham, Mississauga, Cambridge and Barrie offices ). This opportunity will allow you to develop your technical skills in the field with like-minded professionals in an employee-owned international firm.

Successful candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing technicalservices in a field and office environment;

  • Providing technicalassistance in materials related projects and tasks, including carrying outfield and laboratory testing of various materials on construction sites, in-situdensity testing and testing of concrete and asphalt materials;

  • Performingconstruction 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, sitesurveying to determine elevations at specific locations, sampling soil andgroundwater, and detailed site sketches;

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

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

  • Working with and providingsupport to other members of the group in assisting with other field and officeactivities as required.

You will have a background in:

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

  • Previous experience workingas a geotechnical technician is an asset;

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

  • Good written and verbal communicationskills;

  • Strong organizational skills; and,

  • Knowledge of drillingprocedures is an asset.

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 Golderwill include:

  • Deepen yourexpertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovativeand collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the jobtraining, mentoring and coaching

One ofCanada’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 committedto providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. Assuch, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment andselection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view ThePromise of Golder at video.

Title: Geotechnical Field Technician

Location: ON-WHITBY


Requisition ID: 20000178