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WSP Canada

Construction Materials Field Technician

Posted 6 hours ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP has a new opportunity for an entry level Construction Materials Field Technician on a permanent basis within our Markham office. This opportunity will allow you to develop your technical skills in the field with like-minded professionals in a leading global professional consulting firm. As a Construction Materials Field Technician, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the quality and integrity of construction projects across a diverse range of industries, including commercial, industrial, and institutional building sites and infrastructure projects.

Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:
  • Perform Field Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) testing on various construction materials, including soils, concrete, aggregate, and asphalt.
  • Conduct soil and asphalt compaction testing to ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Carry out subgrade and footing inspections to verify project specifications.
  • Perform testing in strict accordance with Canadian Standard Association (CSA), Canadian Council of Independent Laboratory (CCIL), and American Standard Testing Materials (ASTM) standards.
  • Pursue CCIL certification for concrete testing to enhance your expertise.
  • Prioritize and adhere to our field and laboratory Health & Safety program to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Assist with equipment maintenance and calibrations as needed.
  • Projects primarily located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), with occasional travel to other provinces and territories.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in materials field testing and inspection, laboratory testing.
  • Diploma in Civil Technology or Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Current registration or eligibility for registration with OACETT or PEO is an asset.
  • Familiarity with civil construction practices and relevant testing standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with colleagues and contractors.
  • Capability to work independently in both construction and laboratory settings and collaborate with local office managers and supervisors.
  • Valid driver's license, with a clear driver's abstract.
  • Willingness to travel for out-of-town assignments and accommodate overtime, including nightshifts and weekends.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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