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Company: Intertek
Location: Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Business Services, Consulting



•             The Materials Technician has responsibility for providing effective and competent technical support / testing to Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd. in a safe, legal, and ethical manner, working closely with the Engineering Manager, Construction Services and the technicians team.

•             This is a position which will appeal to a self-motivated individual with a strong technical/practical background, excellent interpersonal/communication skills, and a solid work ethic, coupled with an interest in career growth.


•             Listed examples are illustrative and representative of the tasks required of this position and are not intended to be complete or exclusive.

•             Conduct Laboratory and field materials testing on concrete, soil and aggregate materials to within CCIL certification for Concrete and Aggregate.

•             Conduct field and laboratory testing on materials and geotechnical projects for various clients throughout the Greater Vancouver Area.

•             Conduct field materials sampling on materials and geotechnical projects as required working with the Engineering Manager, Laboratory Supervisor and clients.

•             Become proficient in various CSA and ASTM Materials Testing Standard and Procedures for concrete and aggregate materials testing including the use of Nuclear Densometers for compaction.

•             Assist the Laboratory Supervisor in conducting and completing materials testing and certification as required.

•             Provide Materials Testing Services and Inspection on site and in the laboratory as required.

•             Responsible for maintaining work order and unit posting process along with the Laboratory Supervisor for project billings.

•             Carrying out all responsibilities in a supportive manner with total adherence to: The Company's Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures, Quality Management System, Compliance and Ethics Policies, Vision, Mission and Strategy, and exercises good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy.



•             The Materials Technician reports to the Engineering Manager, Construction Services with a dotted line

The Laboratory Supervisor / Senior Material Technician.





•             Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology is preferred or, alternatively, equivalent technical experience.

•             2-4 years progressive experience in soil, aggregate, geotechnical and concrete materials testing.

•             Eligible to CCIL Concrete Testing Category CCIL Type C and D Aggregate Certification and CCIL Concrete Category “0” and “1”.

•             Familiar with civil engineering construction QA/QC inspection and test standards and procedures to ASTM and CSA standards.

•             ASTTBC Membership preferred.



•             Excellent customer service skills.

•             Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written format (Technical Memo's for project need to be clear and legible).

•             Excellent organization and time management skills.

•             Effective business writing and composition skills with a good command of the English language.

•             Ability to complete tasks.

•             Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.

•             Microsoft Office software knowledge.


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