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Geotechnical Technician Job
Golder Associates | London, Arkansas
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Job Description

Geotechnical Technician

Location: CA-London
Job ID: 2017-12801
Area of Interest: EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 2
Education (Minimum): Technical Diploma
Posted Date: 2/28/2017
Experience (Years): 3
SLP: J2WGEOTECH

Job Responsibilities:
Golder Associates Ltd. is seeking candidates for the role of Geotechnical Technician (Intermediate). This exciting opportunity will allow you to develop your technical skills in the field with like-minded professionals in an employee-owned international firm. Opportunities are available in the London office.

Successful candidates will be responsible for the following:
* Provide technical services in a field, laboratory and office environment;
* Supervise and/or carry out site geotechnical inspections of construction work and materials testing;
* Conduct in situ testing of various materials on construction sites, compaction testing and testing of concrete and asphalt;
* Perform laboratory testing on construction materials;
* Participate in a team environment;
* Demonstrating a "Safety-First" focus and acting as a role model to other staff;
* Maintaining a high standard of behaviour to uphold Golder's reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and,
* Work with and provide support to other members of the field technician group in assisting with other field and office activities as required.

Job Requirements:
The successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
* Graduated from a Civil Engineering Technology diploma program, preferably with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering and/or materials testing or equivalent experience;
* A minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a geotechnical technician is required;
* Formal training on use of and experience with nuclear density testing equipment is required;
* Knowledge of basic concrete testing requirements is required;
* Knowledge of geotechnical and geo-environmental drilling and testing procedures is an asset;
* Must own a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and hold a valid driver's license;
* Good written and verbal communication skills;
* Strong organizational skills; and
* Interest in development of skills in engineering and consulting business practices is an asset.

In addition, to be successful at Golder Associates, you will be able to demonstrate the following Success Attributes: initiative, enthusiasm, a desire to continually learn and grow, a detail and quality focus, good judgement, a good work ethic, adaptability, and good communication skills.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information:

Our Staff Benefit from:

An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
Employee mentoring program
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients' needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 6,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

About Golder Associates

Golder Associates is a global company specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.

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