Materials Technician



Materials Technician


Richmond Hill 

Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Materials Technician to join our Central Canada Materials Testing group based out of our Richmond Hill, Ontario office. Join our team of specialists who provide materials testing and quality assurance as an integral component to design, and ensure projects are built with the safest and most sustainable materials. We provide materials testing and quality assurance services on some of the biggest projects in Canada.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical services in a field, lab and occasionally office environment
  • Perform concrete, soil and asphalt compaction testing in the field for various projects in accordance with relevant standards and reporting
  • Maintain equipment, inventory and records required for a CCIL certified laboratory
  • Work with an provide support to other members of the field technical group in assisting with other field activities
  • Adhering to all company safety rules and policies

Skills / Qualifications

  • Diploma in Civil Technology or Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Current registration or eligibility for registration as an OACETT
  • 3 + years experience with civil construction practices and relevant testing standards would be considered an asset
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel
  • Familiar with Quality Management Systems would be considered an asset
  • Strong written, verbal communication and people management skills
  • Experience in writing technical reports, business development and client relations would be considered an asset
  • Able to work independently in a small office / laboratory setting and liaise with local office manager and supervisors
  • Practical drafting experience using AutoCAD with knowledge of civil and municipal infrastructure design would be considered an asset
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving experience
  • Travel out of town and willing to work overtime

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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