Materials Technologist/Technician

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GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people deliver projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

GHD is currently looking for a Materials Technologist/Technician to join our Ottawa office. This is a permanent, full-time position.

Primary Responsibilities

Materials testing:

  • Laboratory testing of aggregate, soils, asphalt, concrete
  • Field quality control of construction materials
  • Materials sampling
  • Data entry along with report preparation
  • Geotechnical/Environmental drilling as required

Education and skills

  • Civil Engineering Technology diploma preferred
  • CET Certification is considered an asset
  • Valid driver’s licence with access to a personal vehicle
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently
  • Availability to work on remote sites for extended periods of time as required
  • Previous experience with construction materials testing, geotechnical is considered an asset


We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work / life balance is critical to the success and happiness of our people. We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.