Golder Associates Junior Geotechnical Field Technician in OTTAWA, 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 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 Junior Geotechnical Field Technician to join our Environmental Planning team on a contract basis based in Ottawa , Ontario.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Conduct in site testing of various materials on construction sites, including; compaction testing, asphalt testing, and concrete/grout testing;

  • Field monitoring and testing of various construction materials and preparation of field reports for infrastructure, building, and roadway projects;

  • Work with and provide support to other members of the field technician group in assisting with other field and office activities as required;

  • Project co-ordination at a junior level;

  • 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 members of the field technician group in assisting with other field and office activities as required.

You will have a background in:

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

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

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Written and verbal communication skills in French is an asset;

  • Knowledge of drilling and test pitting procedures is an asset;

  • Willing to travel:

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

  • Strong organizational skills.

In addition, to be successful at Golder Associates, you will be able to demonstrate the following Success Attributes: initiative, enthusiasm, a desire to continually learn and grow, detail and quality focused, good judgment, a good work ethic, adaptability, and good communication skills.

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: Junior Geotechnical Field Technician

Location: ON-OTTAWA

Requisition ID: 18001709