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WSP Canada

Civil Materials Testing Technician - Concrete, Aggregate, Soil, Asphalt - Prince George Prince George, BC 2022-10-23

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Full Time
4 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

PRINCE GEORGE

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions Canada Limited, soon to be renamed WSP E&I Canada Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WSP Canada Inc. We have over 63,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000 people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

The Opportunity:

WSP E&I Canada currently has an opportunity available for a Junior - Intermediate Materials Testing Technician in our Prince George office. This role will support the Certified Civil Engineering Laboratory (concrete, aggregate, soil, asphalt) by conducting field and laboratory testing services around the Prince George area and throughout BC.

Why WSP?

•We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
•Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
• Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
•A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
•A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

•Conducting tests on asphalt, concrete, aggregate and soil in both laboratory and field environments
•Responsible for providing high quality work that meets the client's expectations
•Contribute to achieving high client satisfaction
•Follow WSP E&I Canada Project Review, Ethics and Safety Policies
•Preparation of field and laboratory reports and data entry
•Sample collection, site monitoring, and data entry
•This position will require occasional travel
•You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life Saving rules to heart;

What you'll bring to WSP ...

•Completion of an accredited 2 year Engineering Technology program (Civil Technology, Mining Technology, etc)
•One to 2 years of related materials testing experience is an asset but not required
•Familiar with ASTM and CSA test procedures for concrete, aggregate, soil and asphalt
•Good written and oral English communication skills
•Able to obtain CSA/CCIL certification for field and laboratory concrete and asphalt testing
•Ability to work in the laboratory and office settings
•Reliable and punctual
•Multi-task oriented and able to work effectively in a team environment
•Client satisfaction focus
•Basic First Aid certification an asset
•Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification an asset
•Light to moderate lifting may be required
•Full (unrestricated) Driver's License valid in the province of British Columbia and a good driving record (driving abstract required)

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

WSP Canada Inc.

Prince George, BC

Early Career (< 3 years)

Prince George, British Columbia, Canada/
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