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Stantec Geotechnical Laboratory Supervisor in MARKHAM, Ontario

Geotechnical Laboratory Supervisor - ( 240001RA )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Build the foundation for a lasting and successful career in geotechnical engineering by starting with a good team. From field exploration and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical structures, our team does work that’s rock solid. We perform geotechnical studies to solve pressing infrastructure and construction rehabilitation issues. Sometimes, we break new ground with our ideas. Other times, we’re bringing stability to a project. We push the boundaries as leaders and experts in our field and encourage our fellow team members to do the same. Join our team today!

Your Key Responsibilities

Stantec is seeking a manager for our Markham, ON geotechnical laboratory, which provides conventional and advanced field and laboratory testing services for soil, rock, aggregate, and concrete. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage staff and other resources to perform laboratory testing.

  • Maintaining staff levels to meet workload demands.

  • Managing clients and projects, including communicating with internal and external clients regarding scope of services and schedule.

  • Oversee maintenance, calibration, purchase, and certification of equipment, including nuclear density gauges.

  • Maintain laboratory certifications for CCIL and ISO.

  • Hire, train, and supervise laboratory technicians/technologists.

  • Coordinate with other Stantec laboratories to balance workload and share resources as needed.

  • Prepare proposals for laboratory and field services.

  • Perform quality control reviews of laboratory results, and issue final reports.

  • Promote safe work practices for all laboratory activities.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Having previous experience as a manager in a geotechnical/materials setting is preferred, but not required.

  • Current registration with OACETT and PEO and hold designation as C.Tech., C.E.T. or P.Eng.

  • Have experience with laboratory soil, concrete, and asphalt testing procedures.

  • Experience with MTO (Ontario Ministry of Transportation) projects and associated laboratory testing procedures would be a strong asset.

  • CCIL Certification for soils, concrete would be and asset.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational abilities.

  • Willingness to be a team player with a strong ability to work independently.

Education and Experience

  • Hold a technician/technologist/engineering diploma from a recognized college or university.

  • Minimum 8 years’ prior experience in geotechnical laboratory.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best!

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Markham

Organization : BC-1216 EnvSvcs-CA GeoTech East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 19, 2024, 12:04:58 PM

Req ID: 240001RA

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans