Thurber Engineering Ltd.

Materials Engineering Technologist (20160922)

Calgary, AB

Job Description

Thurber Engineering Ltd. provides environmental, geotechnical, and materials engineering and testing services. With more than 50 years of experience, we are consistently recognized for the quality of our work, our people and for conducting our business with integrity.


• Provide construction inspection and quality control/assurance testing for various infrastructure and transportation projects;

• Conduct field compaction testing of soils;

• Carry out contstruction inspection for various projects;

• Carry out field concrete testing as per CCIL/CSA requirements;

• Conduct pile construction monitoring for driven steel and cast-in-place concrete piles;

• Liaise with project engineers and client’s site representatives; and,

• Willing to travel to construction sites.


• Completion of a related post-secondary program in Engineering Technology is preferred;

• 2+ years of work experience in the field of construction materials testing; and,

• Concrete Testing Certificate from CCIL/CSA is an asset.

Desirable Skills

• This position would appeal to those who thrive in a fast paced environement and are able to work effectively in a team;

• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

• Strong computer skills (i.e. spreadsheet and word-processing); and,

• Proficiency with spoken and written English language is required.

Additional Information

• Shift work is required depending on workload;

• Valid Class 5 Drivers license is required;

• Criminal Record Check will be conducted;

• 3 Year Driver's Abstract and a Claims Experience Letter will be requested;

• Only those selected will be contacted; and,

• No phone calls please.