Field/Lab Soil Technicians

DWB Consulting Services Ltd. - Prince George, BC (30+ days ago)

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DWB Consulting Services Ltd. (DWB) is an integrated consulting firm specializing in offering clients engineering, environmental, and forestry services. DWB employs diversified professional and technical staff with a wide range of experience. Our team approach and quality service has led to many long-term direct award relationships with clients in the mining, government, municipalities, forest, oil and gas, and transportation sectors.

DWB is seeking applications for a Field and Lab Soil Technicians with a two-year technical diploma in engineering. The incumbent will have 2-3 years of material testing experience working in the field/lab completing soils testing. Experience in other construction site skills and experience will be considered in lieu of education.

In addition to above, the following skills are critical to the role:

  • Testing of Soils/Aggregates for construction.
  • Support construction activities as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Provide accurate, timely sampling, and testing for quality control purposes.
  • Work primarily in our materials testing lab, preparing test reports and records.
  • Liaison with clients, navigate non-compliance issues and provide technical support.
  • CCIL or ACI concrete tester certification could also be an asset.
  • Experience and certification in the use of a nuclear densiometer is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills and analytical abilities.
  • Technical competence and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts is required.
  • A high level of dependability.
  • A valid driver’s license is required for this position.

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of various related CSA and ASTM testing methods.
  • Knowledge of soil compaction principles and testing.
  • Familiarity with aggregate and soil properties including clays and silts.
  • Knowledge of aggregate classification and testing procedures under BC MOTI.
  • Competency with Microsoft programs such as Excel and smart phone applications.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and practice safe driving habits.
  • In good physical condition and able to lift at least 50lbs.

This position is full time. Salary to commensurate with experience and industry standards. DWB provides a benefits package and other incentives for employees, including; annual bonus, professional development, and other company sponsored events.

Applicants will be accepted until position is filled. For more information on DWB Consulting Services Ltd., please visit our website at

DWB would like to thank all candidates in advance for submitting their resume, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Soil Testing: 2 years (Preferred)