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Materials Testing & Inspection Technician
Business Line Environment
ID # 16432
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ 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.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • 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




WSP is currently seeking Inspection & Testing Technicians to join our Geotechnical department, located at both our Toronto (Etobicoke) and Markham office locations. Reporting to the Manager, the position will be responsible for working with a team of specialists to conduct geotechnical investigations and testing throughout the GTA area for our clients.

Why WSP?

  • 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. 


A day in the life:

  • You will provide technical services in a field and office environment;
  • You'll supervise and/or carry out site geotechnical inspections of construction work and materials testing;
  • You'll conduct in site testing of various materials on construction sites, compaction testing and testing of concrete and asphalt;
  • You will be performing concrete, soil and asphalt compaction testing in the field, proctor and gradation testing in the lab and any other task that can be assigned by the manager; 
  • You'll work with and provide support to other members of the field technician group in assisting with other field and office activities as required;
  • You will participate in a team environment and be a strong communicator;
  • You will consistently demonstrate strong workplace health and safety practices;
  • Other duties as assigned.

We'd love to hear from you if you have...

  • Civil Engineering diploma, preferably with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering;
  • CCIL and CSA Certifications an asset;
  • 3+ years field experience of soil and asphalt compaction, concrete testing, subgrade evaluation;
  • Previous experience working as a geotechnical technician and knowledge of drilling procedures;
  • Your own vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and hold a Valid (G-Level) Ontario Driver's License;
  • The ability to lift and carry up to 20kg;
  • The ability to be mobile and willing to work on a combination of field and office work, as travel will be required;


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.

WSP Canada Inc.


Toronto, ON

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