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Golder Associates High Complexity Soils Laboratory Technician in MISSISSAUGA, Ontario

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

Golder Associates Ltd. is seeking for a High Complexity Soils Laboratory Technician with experience in geotechnical testing (direct shear tests, triaxial compression tests, oedometer consolidation, permeability tests etc.) to join our GTA Operations Laboratory team at the Mississauga location.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Participating in the general daily routine of laboratory practices;

  • Undertaking laboratory testing of soil and aggregate for civil and mining projects;

  • Preparing soil samples for analysis;

  • Carrying out non-standard experiments under direction of the Laboratory Manager and engineers;

  • Participating in data collection and processing;

  • Participating in sample receipt, handling and storage control;

  • Participating in special waste management testing; and,

  • Training and mentoring junior staff.

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline (i.e. civil engineering, geology, geotechnical, soil mechanics);

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant laboratory experience

  • Experience with permeability, consolidation, triaxial testing is mandatory

  • An ability to perform basic soil (grain size analysis, Atterberg limits, density etc.) and rock testing including point load testing and unconfined compression stress is preferred;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to work within a team environment;

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

  • Excellent mathematical and calculation skills; and,

  • Exposure to geotechnical soils testing is preferred.

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

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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.

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Title: High Complexity Soils Laboratory Technician


Requisition ID: 19000233