Field Technologist

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. Prince George, BC $1.00 per year



Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. – an employee owned, western Canada based company, is looking for Field Technologists to join our growing team in Prince George. BC. We are in search of individuals with education and/or experience in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering and Mining disciplines.

You’ll be able to apply your experience and technical abilities towards projects involving geotechnical/civil engineering, QA/QC construction monitoring, site investigations, foundation inspections, soils and concrete lab testing, for a variety of clients which range from open pit mining environments to municipal work sites.

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/or education and would like to further your career, the opportunity exists with Terracon.

This is a camp-based role with opportunities for fly-in, fly-out or being local in Prince George, BC.


Summary of Responsibilities

·         Earthwork monitoring quality control

·         Concrete testing

·         Monitoring, documenting, and verify field construction activities to evaluate compliance with design specifications construction progress

·         Communication with client and other parties

·         Be involved in multi-discipline projects in the areas of geotechnical design for foundations, retaining & shoring systems, mining facilities, slope stabilization, roads, and other infrastructures

·         Preparing technical reports, project scheduling & resourcing, meeting project deadlines and budgets

·         Driving in an active mine and interacting with heavy equipment

·         Communicating verbally using two-way radio system

·         Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients

·         Participating in local and remote projects, working up to 12 hours per day/night

·         Processing soil samples to determine mechanical properties


What We’re Looking For

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

·         Minimum 2-years of experience in the technical field-based role

·         CCIL certificate preferred

·         Excellent communication and organizational skills

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

·         Preference will be given to those who have a membership with ASTTBC or EGBC

·         Preference will be given to those who have previous mining experience

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

·         Willingness to relocate is encouraged


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 

·         A competitive employee package including health & dental wellness plans, employee incentives, and RRSP/TFSA financial wellness plan


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

·         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.

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