30+ days ago


Laboratory Assistant-(21000676)


At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for Laboratory Assistant and Technician to join our Construction Services, Materials Engineering and Laboratory Group on a contract basis based in Whitby or Mississauga.  As a Laboratory Assistant/Technician, you will work closely with other team members, as well as with Engineering Consultants and Field Technicians.  

An overview of your role will include: 

  • Carrying out laboratory tests on soils, aggregates, concrete and other construction materials to various industry standards;
  • Entering test data and producing standard test reports;
  • Shipping, receiving, logging, handling, storage and disposal of samples;
  • Cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and calibration of laboratory testing equipment;
  • Assisting with ordering and restocking of laboratory and field supplies;
  • General laboratory cleaning and maintenance duties as required;
  • Proper care, handling, and storage of various chemical products used in laboratory testing;
  • Interacting with staff in the Office including field technicians and technologists, administrative and professional staff, as well as with some clients.


You will have a background in:

  • High School Diploma
  • Technician or Technology diploma in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering preferred;
  • Ability to learn, comprehend, and to accurately and conscientiously perform standard test procedures in accordance with applicable standards;
  • Appropriate level of ethical standards to maintain the reputation of the company and of the laboratory;
  • Previous knowledge of the various ASTM, MTO and CSA test methods and protocols for soil, aggregate, asphaltic concrete and Portland cement concrete would be an asset;
  • Ability to learn various calculations and reporting software;
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching
  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.


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:Jun 17, 2021, 6:23:12 PM