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Junior Geotechnical Technician

R-042442
  1. Fort St John
  1. Environment & geoscience

Why join us?

The positions are temporary full-time to approximately November 2020 and based out of our office in Fort St. John.     Reporting to a Geotechnical Engineer, the ideal candidate should be willing to perform moderate physical work on a daily basis with some heavy-lifting (to about 30-35 lbs).

Our commitment to excellence extends to our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, a strong emphasis on health and safety, and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and professionals.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Conducting concrete field/laboratory tests and preparing test reports
  • Sampling and testing of aggregates and clay
  • Density testing of compacted soils in the field
  • Maintaining the lab in clean and tidy conditions at all times
  • Communicating effectively within a laboratory and field team environment
  • Maintaining testing equipment
  • Onsite problem solving for material testing
  • Adhering to and working safely in accordance with SNC-Lavalin and Site Health and Safety programs
  • What will you bring?
  • Completion of a high school diploma
  • Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass regular Drug and Alcohol and Medical screening as required for Site Access
  • Proven communication skills (ability to communicate with contractors, clients and co-workers)
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in challenging environments
  • Student of a Civil, Geological, or Mining Technology / Engineering program from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Graduates of the aforementioned programs may also be considered.
  • Work experience that demonstrates the knowledge and experience in earthworks, hydroelectric dam, or major civil construction
  • Certification as a Field Technician and/or qualification as a Laboratory Technician in accordance with CCIL (ACI certification would also be acceptable and previous CCIL certification may also be considered)

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.).

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

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