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WSP Canada

Materials Technician

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a qualified and motivated Materials Technician to join our experienced and collaborative Materials team at our Richmond Hill office. This role offers an excellent opportunity to work on diverse projects and contribute to the continued success and growth of our team.

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.
  • Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
  • 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.


A day in the life:
  • Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) testing of soils, concrete, aggregate and asphalt on a wide variety of construction projects such as commercial, industrial, and institutional building sites and infrastructure projects.
  • Laboratory Testing of soils, aggregates, and concrete in strict accordance with the applicable Canadian Standard Association (CSA), Canadian Council of Independent Laboratory (CCIL) and American Standard Testing Materials (ASTM) standards.
  • Become CCIL Certified for concrete, aggregates, and hot mix asphalt.
  • QC & QA testing includes liaison with the design consultants, providing recommendations to and directing the contractor on how to best reach the applicable Ontario Provincial Standard Specification (OPSS) standards as well as the contract specifications.
  • Interact with staff in the Office including field technicians and technologists, administrative and professional staff, as well as with some clients.
  • Responsible to maintain equipment calibration, maintenance, and general housekeeping requirements to maintain a safe working environment.
  • You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life Saving rules to heart;

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • Diploma in Civil Technology or Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • Current registration or eligibility for registration with OACETT or PEO an asset.
  • Familiar with civil construction practices and relevant testing standards.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel.
  • Familiar with Quality Management Systems.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and people management skills.
  • Experience in writing technical reports, business development and client relations an asset.
  • Able to work independently in construction and laboratory settings and liaise with local office manager, supervisors, and contractor personnel.
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving experience; and
  • Travel out of town and willing to work overtime including nightshifts and weekends.
  • Demonstrates a safety-conscious attitude with a thorough understanding of workplace health and safety procedures.

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 2024-09-13

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