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Civil Materials Laboratory Technician
Title: Civil Materials Laboratory Technician
Job Number: 70400000317
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), and now Tetra Tech Canada, we have progressively expanded since our inception in 1966 and, today, clients are served by more than 1000 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 are currently looking for a Civil Materials Laboratory Technician to join our Lethbridge laboratory. This is your opportunity to work and grow your career with world-class engineers and scientists dedicated to working on civil engineering projects, from conceptual design to construction reporting. On occasion your expertise may be needed by our parent company Tetra Tech on some of their challenging international projects.
o Assisting in the daily operations of the laboratory and to perform testing on asphalt, concrete, soils and reporting required for quality control of material testing
o Performing standard testing procedures to analyze components and physical properties of materials
o Monitoring and analyze test information to aid in maintaining equipment operating consistency
o Working to achieve results within conformance of test specifications
o Coordinating job specific testing requirements with 3rd party testing firms
o Maintaining lab equipment in working order
o Ensuring all lab testing, reporting, and procedures are in accordance with company program requirements as trained
o Performing other related duties as assigned by the Manager
o A minimum of an engineering technology diploma is required
o 2 - 4 years of experience
o Some related industry experience in quality assurance / control for field and laboratory testing, preferably in the consulting sector would be considered an asset
o Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook) is required
o Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
o Strong people skills and an ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
o Good time management skills, the ability to work with minimal supervision, and a team player attitude are essential
o Experience dealing with contractors and municipal design consultants would be beneficial
o Possession of a valid Class 5 Driver's License would be considered an asset
o Must be physically capable of performing the manual labour duties required including: carrying and lifting heavy materials
We offer a great place to work, and an engaging culture that is based on innovation, collaboration and integrity. Our compensation plan includes a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement.
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.
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