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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Geotechnical Field Inspection and Testing Technician Markham, ONAt EXP, we’re driven to provide innovative solutions for the world’s built and natural environments. As a team of engineers, architects, designers, scientists, creators, and a community of professionals, we bring diverse and talented people together to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Here, you join a team that leverages differences, harnesses their entrepreneurial spirit in an employee-owned company, that believes diversity is what gives us strength, seeks sustainable results and shares ambitions for each other, our clients, and the communities we are part of and serve. To be a part of EXP means to have your own experience, while staying connected to a global network of professionals, who believe we are a part of something bigger. Together, we are EXP.Are you ready to design your future?
Be our next Geotechnical Field Inspection and Testing Technician!  Your work environment at EXP
 
Under the leadership of the Project Manager in our Markham Office, the Geotechnical Field Inspection and Testing Technician will participate in the conception and development of various residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects in the Geotechnical as well as Construction Inspection and Testing Field.
 What a day at EXP has in store for you

  • Perform concrete slump and air test as well as cast test cylinders on the field
  • Perform field soil compaction testing with soil density gauge
  • Monitor the placement of soil and granular materials, and carry out compaction testing as part of trench backfill, engineered fill or general backfill or grading operations
  • Carry out subgrade inspections
  • Monitor the placement of asphalt pavement, including sampling and compaction testing
  • Perform soil and aggregate sampling for laboratory testing
  • Perform footing and reinforcing bar inspections
  • Monitor the installation of caissons, piles and shoring system
  • Properly identify/classify soil types from samples
  • Perform soil and granular proctor tests
  • Perform granular sieve tests

 What your experience looks like 

  • Civil Engineering Technician or Technology Diploma or Undergraduate Degree in Natural Sciences (Earth Science, Environmental Science, or Engineering)
  • Valid driver's license and own reliable vehicle is mandatory
  • Past work experience in same field preferred but not mandatory
  • Ability to understand and resolve problems while on construction sites
  • Able to read drawings and specifications
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and tact when interacting with fellow staff, clients, consultants and contractors
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write clear field reports, including making recommendations
  • Strong organizational and time management skills as well as attention to detail

 
 EXP subscribes to the Workplace Equity Program. Applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Persons with disabilities can obtain accommodation for the selection process by contacting us at the following email address: [email protected].
 

ABOUT US

EXP subscribes to the Workplace Equity Program. Applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Persons with disabilities can obtain accommodation for the selection process by contacting us at the following email address: [email protected].
Our story
With a mission to understand, innovate, partner and deliver, EXP provides engineering, architecture, design and consulting services to the world’s built and natural environments.Our heritage dates back to 1906, when the earliest of EXP’s predecessor companies started its engineering infrastructure practice. Today, thousands of creative professionals across EXP work together to deliver extraordinary experiences year after year.What makes us differentThe passion, enthusiasm, diversity and industry-leading capabilities of our employees make us who we are. We’re committed to providing a challenging work environment that cultivates career growth, encourages creativity and rewards excellence.Find out more about life at EXP by visiting www.exp.com.