GEOTECHNICAL MATERIAL TESTING ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEYING CALGARY ALBERTA

Do you want to be challenged and expand your boundaries? Do you want diversity in your day-to-day tasks? Do you enjoy a flexible work environment? If you answered “yes” to any of these, then we just might have what you didn’t even know you were looking for!

A Host of Benefits

You get great medical coverage, a dental and vision care spending account, and a life insurance package. Commitment and tenure is rewarded with a wellness plan for such things as gym memberships and ski passes.

You will also receive annual bonuses (no traditional fruitcakes handed out here) as well as no cost training and continuing education.

Be a Part of This Great Team

If it sounds like we’re a perfect fit for one of the positions listed below, we’d love to hear from you! Contact us by e-mail (no phone calls please) at hr@jasa.ca if you would like to learn more.


Current Openings

1. Intermediate Engineer (Geotechnical/Environmental)

The Practical Details

A degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering with at least 5 to 10 years post-graduate experience is a must. You are also eligible to be registered as a professional engineer in Alberta, legally entitled to work in Canada, and have a valid Class 5 driver’s license. Local project experience in both soil and rock conditions is required.

Along with having advanced written and verbal communication skills, you are familiar with environmental remediation guidelines, standards, and techniques, and you have a strong background in various geotechnical aspects. Such aspects include the design of shallow and deep foundations, slope stability analyses, pavement analyses, soil settlement, ground improvement techniques, soil classification, laboratory assessments, and other items typical of the geotechnical realm. You also have an in-depth understanding of compaction and concrete requirements.

A Little About You

You are looking for a unique and challenging long-term career, and you are flexible, self-motivated, and innovative. A passion for perfection is what drives you.

You want to be independent yet backed by a team of highly skilled and very knowledgeable staff. And you take pride in being a part of that team, creating practical methods, discovering new ideas, and engineering your own career to new levels.

A Day in the Life

You will be involved with a variety of geotechnical and environmental projects, including conducting site investigations, preparing geotechnical analyses, design recommendations, and reporting, preparing and/or reviewing environmental Phase I and II reports, decision making, and authoring proposals. You will also provide oversight and internal reviews of testing and inspections while offering project support through all phases of construction.

On occasion, site QA/QC inspections and supervision and support of field technicians will make up your day, as well as analyzing, evaluating, and reviewing the construction materials in our fully-equipped laboratory.


2. Materials Testing Technician (Intermediate/Senior)

The Practical Details

The successful completion of a Civil Engineering Technology program with at least 5 to 10 years post-graduate experience or equivalent field training is a must (local project experience in soil conditions is preferable). You are also legally entitled to work in Canada and have a valid Class 5 driver’s license.

Along with having excellent written and verbal communication skills, you have an in-depth understanding of compaction and concrete requirements and a familiarity with laboratory testing. In addition, you are also experienced with drilling and logging of test holes and environmental investigations or you are keen to expand your knowledge base into this area.

A Little About You

You are looking for diverse and challenging employment, and you are confident, decisive, yet flexible. Thinking outside the box for practical solutions is what drives you.

You want to play a key role amongst a team of highly skilled and very knowledgeable staff. And you take pride in the contributions you offer, discerning key issues, discovering effective solutions, and evolving your own knowledge base to new levels.

A Day in the Life

You will be involved with a variety of geotechnical projects including soil and asphalt compaction testing, on-site concrete testing, laboratory soils evaluation, pile installation inspections, and footing and earthwork inspections. You will also provide project support through the various phases of construction.

For those with the relevant experience, you will also be working under the guidance and direction of an engineer conducting field drilling programs and environmental testing on a variety of projects.


3. Survey Party Chief

The Practical Details

A diploma in Geomatics Engineering with at least 4 to 6 years post-graduate experience or equivalent field training is a must. You are legally entitled to work in Canada and have a valid Class 5 driver’s license. You also have working knowledge and experience using Total Station and RTK GPS. Previous experience working in commercial/industrial construction is preferred.

A Little About You

You are looking for a rewarding long-term career, and you are self-motivated, flexible, and quick-thinking. A passion for perfection is what drives you.

You have strong math and calculation skills with meticulous attention to detail. You take pride in being a part of a team, while creating practical methods and discovering new and better solutions to everyday tasks.

A Day in the Life

You will be leading a crew in all types of construction surveying including stakeouts, grading, deep services, topographic surveys, legal, and subdivision and liaising directly with the client field representatives and landowners. You will also liaise with the department manager to coordinate the field survey work, and to review and manage project budgets, timeline requirements, priorities, and survey methodology.

Reading and interpreting plans, downloading data into the AutoCAD system, preparing and communicating field notes, sketches, and checklists will also fill your day.

In addition, you will be providing guidance, leadership, and mentorship to survey assistants and delegating basic workload tasks while overseeing the maintenance of the survey equipment and supplies inventory.