(Job Posting) Field Concrete Testing Technician, Metro Testing + Engineering

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  • Driver’s license and a personal vehicle.
  • Steel Toe Work Boots ( must be at least 6 inches too)
  • Physically fit – must be able to lift 35-50 lbs

Location: Burnaby, BC

Job Type: Full Time, On Site

Salary: $21 – $23 per hour

Are you ready to learn a new skill and do something new?

Metro Testing + Engineering is ready to train you and help you to start a career in the world of material testing. You will be part of a team of dedicated and passionate Civil Technicians to make sure our client’s projects are built with construction materials that meet their required specifications. Your new career will start with our Concrete Testing department.

We are the largest construction material testing company in Western Canada with 13 offices and over 200 employees. Everyday since 1987, our technicians are busy at our labs and on the road conducting testing of concrete, soil, and asphalt for our customers in the construction industry. We completed over 300,00 projects and many of them are high profile and long-term projects. None of these projects will be possible without the contributions from our dedicated team of engineers, geoscientists, technicians, technologists, and supporting staff.

The Field Concrete Testing Technician will be based out of our Burnaby office and service construction sites at Vancouver, Burnaby, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Richmond, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Moody and Port Coquitlam.

What you will be doing:

  • Travelling to job sites to sample and test concrete
  • Recording and reporting results
  • Liaising with clients and site personnel
  • Troubleshooting real time compliance issues in the field and monitoring non-compliance protocols
  • Dropping off concrete samples at our Burnaby Lab

What you will get:

  • Comprehensive training on safety and testing methods
  • Pay range is $21-23/hr with extended benefits after 3 months
  • PPE with an allowance for safety boots
  • Car allowance for work related travel
  • Company cell phone
  • Over time work (usually between March and October)
  • Promotion opportunity to other departments
  • A supportive and an environment full of opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Our company values teamwork, integrity, mentorship, and a commitment to delivering exceptional service with the mindset of putting people first

What you will need to have:

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lift and control weights up to 23 kilos/50 lbs
  • Good work ethics

What will give you bonus points:

  • Knowledge or previous experience in construction materials testing
  • Construction experience
  • Graduate of 2 year Civil Engineering Diploma program
  • Desire to start a career in construction materials testing

More about us

Metro Testing + Engineering is a multi-cultural and diverse organization with employees from around the globe; our commitment to building an extraordinary team has no borders. There are 15 different languages spoken in our corporate office and flagship firm alone. Foreign educated workers hold positions at every level of our company, ranging from entry level technicians, engineers, administrators to branch managers and principal owners.
We are strong believers in global community and accountability.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume to rfang@metrotesting.ca

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