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Golder Associates Field Technician I - Pavements in WHITBY, 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 a Pavement & Geotechnical Technician to join our Pavement & Geotechnical Engineering team based in Whitby, Ontario .

An overview of your role will include:

  • Carrying out field work including pavement investigations, site reconnaissance, borehole drilling, falling weight deflectometer testing (FWD), IPro testing, asphalt and concrete coring

  • Maintaining Golder’s equipment;

  • Scheduling laboratory testing;

  • Carrying out specific field and office assignments related to pavement engineering;

  • Assisting in coordinating and performing pavement engineering field investigations;

  • Working with and providing support to other members of the field technician team;

  • Assisting with the preparation of engineering documents including reports, drawings and figures;

  • Demonstrating a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff;

  • Complete data entry and analysis of field investigations and laboratory results;

  • Compile engineering reports;

  • Traveling to complete field investigations within Ontario for extended periods;

  • Maintaining a high standard of ethical behavior to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and,

  • Performing other duties as required.

You will have a background in:

  • College or University Degree in a Geotechnical / Civil Engineering program, preferably with a focus on Geotechnical / Pavement Engineering;

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

  • Written and spoken English are required;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Hands on skills, troubleshooting equipment repairs;

  • Knowledge of drilling and coring procedures is an asset;

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

  • 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 judgement, a good work ethic, adaptability, 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

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global 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.

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Title: Field Technician I - Pavements

Location: ON-WHITBY

Other Locations: CA-ON-BARRIE

Requisition ID: 21001276