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WSP Canada

Industrial Materials Laboratory Technician

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our team is growing, and as a result we're adding a Industrial Materials Laboratory Technician to join our group in Burlington, Ontario. As part of the Laboratory Group, you'll have the opportunity to conduct various material tests and manage the entire sample lifecycle, from receiving to disposal.

Why WSP?
  • 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, 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. We offer flexible work options including remote work.

# WeAreWSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • Conduct laboratory testing for a s oils, aggregates, concrete, and other construction materials as required.
  • Complete data gathering and interpretation including data entry and data management of test results to produce a final and accurate report suitable for review and distribution.
  • Participate in relevant proficiency tests and maintain all required certifications for the laboratory.
  • Perform certified testing in an efficient and precise manner.
  • Responsible to maintain equipment calibration, maintenance, and general housekeeping requirements to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Participate in quality audits and identify, investigate & report non-conformances to the Lab Lead.
  • Responsible for shipping, receiving, logging, handling, storage, and disposal of samples
  • Assist with ordering and restocking of laboratory supplies as required.
  • Interact with staff in the Office including field technicians and technologists, administrative and professional staff, as well as with some clients.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Successful completion of post-secondary technical education in Civil Engineering/ Technology or related discipline.
  • Experience working in a materials laboratory is preferred, but not required;
  • Willingness to learn and take initiative;
  • Conscientious, detail oriented and organized;
  • Time management skills, organizational skills, and ability to maintain a tidy work space;
  • Independent thinking skills, problem-solving skills, and ability to conduct work with attention to detail;
  • Ability to follow directions carefully, and work independently;
  • Team oriented, collaborate with other laboratory personnel, sharing the workload where needed;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, ability to schedule and coordinate multiple tasks and assignments;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook);
  • Possess a safety conscious attitude, following the health and safety procedures for the laboratory.

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 2024-07-15

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