Materials Technician

Intertek - Coquitlam, BC (6 months ago)

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Materials Technician - (190001EF)


  • The Materials Technician has responsibility for providing effective and competent technical support / testing to Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd. in a safe, legal, and ethical manner, working closely with the Engineering Manager, Construction Services and the technicians team.
  • This is a position which will appeal to a self-motivated individual with a strong technical/practical background, excellent interpersonal/communication skills, and a solid work ethic, coupled with an interest in career growth.

  • Listed examples are illustrative and representative of the tasks required of this position and are not intended to be complete or exclusive.
  • Conduct Laboratory and field materials testing on concrete, soil and aggregate materials to within CCIL certification for Concrete and Aggregate.
  • Conduct field and laboratory testing on materials and geotechnical projects for various clients throughout the Greater Vancouver Area.
  • Conduct field materials sampling on materials and geotechnical projects as required working with the Engineering Manager, Laboratory Supervisor and clients.
  • Become proficient in various CSA and ASTM Materials Testing Standard and Procedures for concrete and aggregate materials testing including the use of Nuclear Densometers for compaction.
  • Assist the Laboratory Supervisor in conducting and completing materials testing and certification as required.
  • Provide Materials Testing Services and Inspection on site and in the laboratory as required.
  • Responsible for maintaining work order and unit posting process along with the Laboratory Supervisor for project billings.
  • Carrying out all responsibilities in a supportive manner with total adherence to: The Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures, Quality Management System, Compliance and Ethics Policies, Vision, Mission and Strategy, and exercises good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy.

  • The Materials Technician reports to the Engineering Manager, Construction Services with a dotted line
The Laboratory Supervisor / Senior Material Technician.



  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology is preferred or, alternatively, equivalent technical experience.
  • 2-4 years progressive experience in soil, aggregate, geotechnical and concrete materials testing.
  • Eligible to CCIL Concrete Testing Category CCIL Type C and D Aggregate Certification and CCIL Concrete Category “0” and “1”.
  • Familiar with civil engineering construction QA/QC inspection and test standards and procedures to ASTM and CSA standards.
  • ASTTBC Membership preferred.

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written format (Technical Memo’s for project need to be clear and legible).
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Effective business writing and composition skills with a good command of the English language.
  • Ability to complete tasks.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Microsoft Office software knowledge.
Primary Location: CA-BC-Coquitlam
Work Locations: Coquitlam Brigantine Drive 1500 Brigantine Drive Coquitlam V3K 7C1
Job: Technicians
Organization: CAN20:Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd
Schedule: Regular
Employee Status: Individual Contributor
Job Level: First Shift
Travel: No
Job Posting: May 24, 2019, 8:38:48 AM