Company: Wood
Skills: Metallurgist / Materials Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Responsibilities will involve solving engineering problems of a routine nature within clearly defined procedures. With time, the position will lead to assignments with more scope and complexity. The person will work closely under supervisory direction of a Materials Engineer. As required, the person will support material testing services which includes conducting tests on asphalt, concrete, aggregate and soil in both laboratory and field environments. This position will require occasional travel within the province. Additional responsibilities will include:
  • Provide high quality work that meets the client's expectations
  • Contribute to achieving high client satisfaction
  • Follow Wood's Project Review, Ethics and Safety Policies
  • Provide technical support to materials testing (laboratory and field), equipment maintenance, and sampling/ testing materials, as required, including conducting field visits
  • Conduct sample collection, site monitoring, and data entry
  • Conduct construction field reviews and QC/QA testing
  • Conduct engineering analysis
  • Prepare proposals, memos, letters and reports


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (other disciplines considered dependent on work experience)
  • Ability to work with a team to support a variety of engineering projects
  • Strong workplace safety practices
  • Ability to work in the laboratory and office settings
  • Knowledge of ASTM, AASHTO and CSA field and laboratory test procedures for concrete, aggregate, and asphalt an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (spoken and written) skills
  • Reliable, punctual and flexible, with a desire to provide high quality work
  • Capable of multi-tasking and able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to manage deadlines
  • Light to moderate lifting may be required (+/- 25 kg)
  • Computer proficient (Microsoft Office)
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License and a good driving record (driving abstract required)
  • CCIL certification for field and laboratory concrete, aggregate, and asphalt an asset
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification an asset
  • Basic First Aid certification an asset


Company Overview

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. www.woodplc.com

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  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.