Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Technician, Civil Construction, Materials Management
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently recruiting a Materials Technician to join our team in Kamloops, British Columbia. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to develop their career and experience in the engineering and construction field.

The position will support the Certified Civil Engineering Laboratory (concrete, aggregate, soil, asphalt) by conducting field and laboratory testing services within South Central BC.

Key Responsibilities :

Responsibilities will include conducting tests on asphalt, concrete, aggregate and soil in both laboratory and field environments. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Providing high quality work that meets the client's expectations
  • Contributing to achieving high client satisfaction
  • Following Wood's Project Review, Ethics and Safety Policies
  • Preparing of field and laboratory reports and data entry
  • Providing technical support to geotechnical investigations, geotechnical instrumentation, and geotechnical sampling, as required, which may include conducting field visits/investigations
  • Sample collection, site monitoring, and data entry

This position requires local and regional travel and occasional out-of-town assignments up to three weeks in duration. Assignments will at times be in remote areas and under physically demanding conditions. Work will often be outdoors and on active construction sites. Light to moderate lifting will be required.

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications :
  • Engineering Technology graduate is preferred
  • Minimum of two years of related materials testing experience required
  • Familiar with ASTM and CSA test procedures for concrete, aggregate, soil and asphalt
  • Good written and oral English communication skills
  • Reliable and punctual with c lient satisfaction focus
  • Multi-task oriented and able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Basic First Aid certification an asset
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification an asset
  • Able to obtain CSA/CCIL certification for field and laboratory concrete and asphalt testing
  • Ability to work in field, laboratory and office settings
  • British Columbia Class 5 driver's license and a good driving record (driving abstract required)

Work Environment :

Wood provides a safe, professional work environment, and offers a competitive wage and benefit package. As a member of our network of regional offices, you will provide support to both the Kamloops office, as well as other regional and central offices throughout BC and Alberta, which will provide great opportunities for variety and growth in your career.

Kamloops is a vibrant community with a wide variety of services and amenities, and outdoor activities galore. Kamloops is best known for world class trout fishing, hiking, golfing, snowmobiling, skiing, and snowboarding. Kamloops also offers a highly affordable housing market with good rental opportunities.

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 40,000 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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.