Civil Field Technologist

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Your Opportunity
Stantec is currently searching for Civil Field Technologist on a regular full-time basis on rotation in the field, reporting out of the Calgary office. This is a non-exempt position; any overtime hours worked will be remunerated based on provincial employment regulations. Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Civil Field Technologist is responsible for completing operations maintenance and surveillance monitoring tasks for earthen structures at active mine sites and civil earthwork projects. This position will work independently in the field with support from their Field Supervisor and Project Manager. This is a field position, work schedules will be based on project specific requirements and will require rotations of 12-hour shifts (day/night), as well as travel to remote field locations. Travel costs incurred while travelling to and from the project will only be covered from approved locations (Calgary and Edmonton). Your Key Responsibilities

  • Monitoring geotechnical parameters to provide quality control in accordance with design and sampling/testing specifications.
  • Completing advanced soil sampling and compaction testing using a portable nuclear gauge.
  • Interpreting design and IFC drawings, as well as material and construction specifications.
  • Storing, transporting and maintaining nuclear densometers.
  • Reporting on technical construction monitoring observations and results, and providing guidance during construction.
  • Adhering to quality control, documentation, and data management procedures.
  • Contributing to standardized procedures and policies, as well as the identification and execution of shared goals and objectives.
  • Troubleshooting technical issues in the field to consistently deliver high quality results.
  • Participating and engaging in Stantec's and client driven health and safety requirements

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the competencies outlined in the applicable Core Competency Profile
  • Working knowledge of geotechnical material testing equipment and soil sampling
  • Identifying and engaging with key stakeholders to gather information and background
  • Identifying and reporting hazards and unsafe conditions and seek to improve safety with reference to known policies and procedures
  • Developed understanding of radiation safety, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite of programs
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License with current Driver's Abstract
  • Professional designation with either the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) or the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) is considered a valuable asset.
  • You must have Standard First Aid Level C with AED and/or CSTS and/or H2S Alive.
  • Additional qualification requirements depending on project. Physical Requirements: This position has minimum physical requirements as outlined in the Stantec's Field Physical Demands Assessment.
  • A fit for duty assessment is required prior to deployment in the field and is a condition of employment. Additional physical demands may be required and will be defined in the Project Specific HSE plans.
  • This position requires a pre-access drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check.
Education and Experience
  • Post-Secondary Technical Diploma in geological, civil, or mining disciplines. - Minimum 1 year of relevant industry experience including mine driving experience

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