Stantec System

Field Technician (4 or 8 month contract)

Location CA-ON-Barrie | CA-ON-Markham
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 3:15 PM)
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Geotechnical Engineering

Your Opportunity

Geotechnical Engineering: We provide comprehensive geotechnical services, ranging from field explorations and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical structures.


We’re at the forefront of new commercial and institutional sites, transportation facilities, flood control structures, mining developments, near shore and offshore structures, green energy developments, utility expansions, water supply assessments, oil and gas facilities, and pipelines —you’ll find us working everywhere from urban cores to remote northern outposts. By expanding our depth and range of professional services we ensure community improvements are built on solid ground. Our continued growth gives our team opportunity to work with clients across multiple sectors on technically challenging and transformational projects.


Join a dynamic team that balances competing project interests with creativity and efficiency for a smooth ride every time. Together, we can build a rock solid future.

Your Duties

We are currently looking for Field Technicians (4 or 8month contract) within the Geotechnical and Materials Engineering department to be based out of our Markham, or Barrie ON offices.


The successful candidates will demonstrate initiative and will excel under minimal supervision. You will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and skilled in delivering on your commitments. You will work with a team of engineers/scientists and other technologists/technicians performing general geotechnical, materials and environmental responsibilities. In brief, positions and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Travel to sites, collection of samples, obtain field data
  • Inspection of drill and test pit investigations
  • Conduct a full range of laboratory tests in soils/concrete/asphalt lab
  • Concrete field testing
  • Compaction monitoring
  • Asphalt inspection
  • Construction Quality control/Quality assurance
  • Inspect contractor activity
  • Other general field related duties

Your Capabilities and Credentials

We are looking for an energetic team player who enjoy working with a team of engineering and environmental staff in providing superior service to our valued clients in Waterloo, London and the surrounding area. 


The ideal candidate will have a related academic background and work experience that includes: 

  • Effective communications skills (computer, written, oral)
  • Consulting or related experience
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to their own personal vehicle.
  • Valid insurance policy to transport nuclear compaction testing equipment.
  • Moderate lifting and traversing uneven ground will be required.

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Stantec appreciates the interest from the staffing industry, however, unsolicited resumes submitted to Stantec or any Stantec employee without a current and valid staffing agency contract in place with Stantec will not be eligible for any search fees. At this time, Stantec is not welcoming any additional inquiries for agency partnerships.

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