Geotechnical / Materials Technologist

Location: Terrace BC Posted Date: September 12, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 70400000616 Careermine Job Id: 1801567
Explore a different kind of company - one that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards. We provide world-class engineering and scientific solutions to our clients in the Mining, Energy, Transportation and Development sectors. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds and fields of study. They represent the best in their respective disciplines and specializations. Together, they make it possible to assemble multidisciplinary teams that provide clients with a full-service approach to their unique needs.

From our roots (as EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd.), and now Tetra Tech Canada Inc., we have progressively expanded since our inception in 1966 and, today, clients are served by more than 3000 engineers, scientists, technologists, and support staff from offices across Canada. We are a values-based consulting engineering and sciences company that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards to our employees. Since 2010, we are part of the Canadian family of Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) companies, with over 16,000 employees worldwide.

We currently have an opening for a Materials Technologist in Terrace, British Columbia. This position will be initially diversified and responsible for overseeing projects, completing geotechnical investigations, construction monitoring and completing field and laboratory testing of soils and construction materials. The position offers an interesting variety of tasks on a diversified range of civil/geotechnical related projects. Our reputation is built on our ability to find innovative solutions to complex quality-of-life issues around the globe. We pride ourselves on our forward-thinking, progressive-minded attitude. Our technical professionals strive for the highest level of excellence.


• Working on commercial and industrial projects in both a field and laboratory environment

• Construction supervision of civil, geotechnical and material engineering projects

• Performing field and laboratory testing of soil, aggregates, Portland cement, asphalt and concrete including sieve analysis, density testing using nuclear density gauges, preparation of Proctors and Marshall molds, asphalt cement content, sand equivalents, Atterberg limits and moisture content, including evaluation and reporting of properties and characteristics

• Assisting in providing inspection, and quality control and assurance on a variety of laboratory and field testing projects

• Assisting in preparation of field and testing reports

• Other duties required to conduct our business and build on the job knowledge

• The successful candidates will be trained and certified for as per CCIL requirements

• Graduated from a Civil Engineering Technology program
• 7 years of experience minimum

• Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver's License and must provide current drivers abstract when applying

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with clients is a mandatory requirement.

• Excellent analytical, problem solving and listening skills

• Good time management skills, the ability to work with minimal supervision and the ability to contribute to the Practice by being a team player

• Must be willing to travel and work in a field setting

• Be physically capable of performing the manual labour duties required

Additional Information

All qualified candidates will be considered for the role and will be eligible for relocation allowance if selected (and are located outside of the province of British Columbia).

In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits we provide shareholding opportunities in our parent company Tetra Tech and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement.

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This is a permanent full-time, salaried position. We offer a great place to work, and an engaging culture that is based on innovation, collaboration and integrity!

Online applications are preferred. Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.