Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is hiring Materials Technicians to join our team in Southeast Michigan. Wood EI&S provides construction materials testing and quality control services to a variety of clients from civil contractors to state and federal agencies. Our work spans many sectors including oil & gas, mining, hydro power development, highway infrastructure, municipal infrastructure, and commercial and industrial developments.
This position is fulltime, permanent and offers exciting and valuable opportunities for the motivated candidate to become trained in key aspects of our other related lines of business including environmental sciences, site assessment, remediation, earth sciences and geotechnical engineering. The position may include rotational work both within the state as well as outside Michigan on field projects, typically comprising of two - four weeks in the field. However please note that positions can extend past this timeline. For these projects, mobilization, accommodations and meal cost will be provided or reimbursed.
Perform field and laboratory testing and inspections for concrete, soils, aggregates, and asphalt in accordance with relevant standards
Obtaining field samples and conducting Soil and asphalt compaction testing
Preparation of field compaction reports, laboratory testing reports, and other office assignments
Ensuring field and laboratory equipment is maintained, repaired, and calibrated as required
Maintain equipment, inventory and records required for an AASHTO certified laboratory
Identify and develop new business opportunities
Adhering to all company safety rules and policies
Skills / Qualifications
Academic background in Civil Engineering Technology as asset
ACI Concrete Field - Testing Technician – Grade I as asset
ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician as asset
Familiar with civil construction practices and relevant testing standards
Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel
Familiar with Quality Management Systems
Strong written, verbal communication and people management skills
Able to work independently in an office / laboratory setting and liaise with local office manager and supervisors
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving experience
Travel out of town and willing to work overtime and extended hours
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2019-38557
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com