Field Technologist - Fort McMurray, AB


Join Our Team!

Terracon is currently seeking highly motivated, experienced and entrepreneurial individual(s) to join our growing team as a Field Technologist for a variety of projects.

What You Can Expect  

You’ll be able to apply your experience and technical abilities towards projects involving construction monitoring, QA/QC monitoring, soils engineering, drill monitoring and soil description, site investigations, foundation inspections, soils and concrete lab testing for a variety of clients. This is a field-based project position which requires close attention to safety, quality and client focus. Each employee is empowered to represent Terracon and develop a rapport with new and existing clients.

These positions are local and require relocation. They are NOT fly in fly out positions. 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Soils engineering and soils testing
  • Earthwork and concrete testing
  • Performing quality control testing
  • Monitoring, documenting and verifying that the client construction meets design specifications
  • Provide client representatives with field and lab testing results, and monitor sub-contractor adherence to design specifications
  • Construction monitoring and reporting on the installation of construction
  • Piling inspections

What We’re Looking For

  • Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering, Geosciences or Technology, or an equivalent combination of education and field experience.
  • 2 + years of experience in a technical field-base role
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and strong team player skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent verbal and communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to listen and respond appropriately to the needs of clients and employees
  • Strong ability to update documentation and maintain information
  • Dedication and attention to safety standards and client site rules and regulations

Additional Assets

  • Civil construction industry experience an asset
  • Ability to drive a 4x4 off road
  • BSO, H2S & CCIL certification are considered assets
  • Preference will be given to those who have a membership with ASET or APEGA
  • Preference will be given to those who have previous oil sands experience

Working Conditions, Schedule, and Physical Requirements

  • Field Environment; operations take place on commercial, industrial, and infrastructure project sites
  • Lab Environment; operations take place indoors with regular noise exposure
  • Driving long distances may be required
  • Working outdoors in extreme winter and summer temperatures and conditions
  • Up to a maximum of 50lbs of the heavy lifting is required
  • Rotational schedule including days and night shifts.
  • Schedule may require being on-call
  • Schedule may involve 12-hour shifts

Terracon’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. is committed to achieving peerless safety and environmental benchmarks. We are responsible citizens who are driven by professional integrity and dedicated to extraordinary service. Every team member pledges to establish lasting relationships with our clients by exceeding contractual obligations, and trust through exceptional performance. We help the resource industry enhance their efficiency, accountability and environmentally friendly operations.

Why Work for Terracon?

Come work for forward-thinking safety culture and gain a rewarding career in Fort McMurray, AB! You can expect to work with a wide range of well-trained, safety conscious, professional engineers and technologists on various key projects.  Working with a variety of clients, employees are trained in multiple disciplines to advance their skill set and grow in their profession. We offer a competitive employment package including company-paid benefit plan, employee incentives, and RRSP savings plan.  Apply to learn more about your future with Terracon.

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Terracon is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our employees and clients including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities and person of any ethnic and national or socio-economic background.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. 

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