Field Technologist

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. Calgary, AB $24.00 to $30.00 per hour



Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. – an employee owned, western Canada based company, is looking for highly skilled and experienced Field Technologist to join our team in Calgary, AB.

The successful candidate will be involved in the construction monitoring, QA/QC monitoring, compaction testing, and field sampling. Working on various projects around the city and in the laboratory. The work environment includes diverse construction projects which require a close attention to safety and excellent verbal communication skills.

These roles are fulltime, field-based positions, which require close alignment with Terracon’s S.I.T.E. values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork and Entrepreneurism). Terracon’s goal is to support its employees in developing their careers by providing a wide variety of technical and leadership opportunities allowing for continued progression of skills and competencies.

If you have this experience and education and would like to further your career, the opportunity exists with Terracon.

This is a contract role until December 1, 2023.


Summary of Responsibilities:

·         Conducting field inspections, earthwork and concrete testing, and piling inspections to ensure compliance with project specifications and industry standards

·         Monitoring and documenting construction activities to verify that they meet design specifications and regulatory requirements

·         Providing client representatives with field and laboratory testing results and monitoring subcontractor adherence to design specifications

·         Coordinating with projects team members, including engineers and contractors, to ensure that all work is performed to the highest standards

·         Performing quality control testing and reporting on the installation of construction


What We’re Looking For

·         Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering, Geosciences or Technology, or an equivalent combination of education and field experience

·         Minimum 1-years of experience in the technical field-based role

·         Valid CCIL Concrete certification considered an asset

·         Knowledge of civil construction techniques, materials and equipment considered an asset

·         Excellent communication and organizational skills

·         Strong leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities

·         Preference will be given to those who have a membership with ASET

·         Strong commitment to safety, knowledge of safety regulations and experience in implementing safety procedures on oil sands projects

Why Join Terracon?

·         Work with a group of people who have a passion for excellence and share common values

·         The ability to make a difference every day, working alongside a wide range of dedicated engineers, geoscientists, technologists as well as a talented group of people who support the business 

·         You will have an opportunity to share your expertise and develop solutions working with various clients on interesting projects 


Working Conditions, Schedule, and Physical Requirements

·         Legally authorized to work in Canada on an ongoing basis

·         Must have valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract and 2 years’ experience in the industry field

·         Working schedule up to 12-hour days; day and night shifts

·         Must be physically able to perform field work as required. A fitness for work test will be performed before hired

·         Successfully complete a drug & alcohol test


Terracon’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission is to help ensure projects are designed, built, and maintained with the sound application of geotechnical, geoscience, environmental and safety standards so that they operate effectively and safely.  Our Vision is to be an industry leader by building best in class technical, safety, and professional standards into everything we do.  We are at our best when our collective and individual actions are guided by our SITE Values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Entrepreneurism). 

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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.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted

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