Metro Testing & Engineering (Surrey), is a CCIL Certified materials testing laboratory, providing materials testing and engineering consultation to the construction industry in Surrey and greater Vancouver area. We are proud to provide a safe, balance work environment, and are committed to maintaining an open and inclusive workplace culture. We are looking for two Engineering Co-op Students to perform Materials Testing for our Surrey Branch Office location. Our openings are 8 month in duration.

The scope of our work is to provide third party independent sampling and testing of construction materials for quality control/quality assurance purposes. Students will have exposure to a variety of projects ranging in scope and size from major infrastructure and highways to residential developments.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • sampling and testing concrete to CSA and ASTM specifications in the field settings,
  • maintaining CCIL protocols
  • recording and reporting results
  • liaising with clients and site personnel
  • troubleshooting real time compliance issues in the field and monitoring noncompliance protocols.

What we are looking for in our candidates is independence, self-motivation, and physical strength and stamina. This position might require long hours in the elements, working side by side with construction crews and suppliers providing real time feedback on the compliance of materials. Candidates must have confidence in their ability to apply the training and feedback provided by mentors and supervisors, into real world scenarios. Overtime hours and working Saturdays may be necessary through the high season.

Job Requirements:
– Valid driver’s license (N or Class 5)
– Personal vehicle
– Ability to lift and control weights up to 50 lbs (this is a physically demanding job)
– Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
– Ability to learn customized computer programs
– Strong ethics

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