Continued demand for our testing services has resulted in the need to recruit a permanent materials technician for our Peace River location. You must be able to work independently for a variety of periods of time and be flexible with your schedule, as weekend and holiday work may be required. Additionally, this position may require you to travel or work away from home.
Technicians will perform materials testing duties which may include:
- Quality assurance/control testing of various construction materials such as soils, asphalt, and concrete
- Limited report writing responsibilities in line with your level of experience
- Lab testing – concrete, sieves, proctors, asphalt
- Field inspections and surveying
- Vibration monitoring
- Compaction testing
- Concrete testing
- Pile monitoring
Applicants must be able to speak and comprehend the English language at a high technical level for both oral and written presentation. Competent on computers and various software programs is a requirement. The preferred candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in testing materials or have a construction and outdoor background. In addition to strong computer skills applicants must have a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, and be able to provide a 3-year driver’s abstract upon request.
ParklandGEO has offices throughout Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. ParklandGEO prides itself in its dedication to training junior staff in the technical aspects of their chosen field as well as encouraging ethical standards and promoting a healthy work environment to enable employees to become leaders in the industry.
If you have an interest in working in materials testing and meet the criteria, please submit your current resume in confidence using MS Word or a PDF format listing place of residence, education, related skill-set, and current safety tickets to Human Resources. firstname.lastname@example.org.