Who we are

Metro Testing & Engineering was established in 1987 in Burnaby, BC to provide the materials testing of concrete, asphalt, and soil for the construction industry.  Since then, we have grown to include a diverse scope of services that now includes specialty testing, materials engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, concrete restoration, and quality assurance certification throughout BC and Alberta.

Metro Testing & Engineering Ltd – Salmon Arm is seeking an experienced Materials Testing Technician to perform field and lab materials testing.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

    • Sampling and testing concrete to CSA and ASTM specifications in the field settings
    • Maintain CCIL protocols
    • Performing soil compaction testing
    • Recording and reporting results
    • Liaising with clients and site personnel
    • Troubleshooting real time compliance issues in the field and monitoring non-compliance protocols



    • Ability to lift and control weights up to 22 kilos / 50 lbs.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong ethics
    • Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCiL)/American Concrete Institution (ACI) certification or the ability to obtain certification
    • Knowledge of Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) testing methods
    • Proficient at report writing, reviewing, and interpretation of results
    • Competency with MS Excel, MS Word, e-mail, and common smart phone applications
    • Hold a valid driver’s license and able to provide a recent driver’s abstract



    Metro Testing & Engineering is committed to the retention and growth of our employees; we provide competitive compensation packages, performance incentives, and career advancement opportunities. We are dedicated to providing a vibrant safe and progressive work environment for our employees.

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