The Opportunity

Metro Testing + Engineering is expanding its horizons with exciting new projects, and our management team seeks a seasoned professional to join our ranks.  We are on the lookout for a dynamic Director of Pavement/Infrastructure to lead our Asphalt/Soils Testing operations in Vancouver and the surrounding areas.  This role goes beyond ensuring the efficiency of the laboratory and field operations – it is about setting a new standard for service delivery, maintaining precision to exceed client expectations, and guiding our teams to fulfill our unwavering commitment.  If you are a Construction Material Engineering Professional and know how to empower your colleagues, you could be the invaluable addition to our team of talented engineering professionals.


Who we are

Established in 1987, Metro Testing + Engineering has evolved into the market leader in materials testing services for the BC construction industry.  From concrete, asphalt, and soil testing, we have expanded our expertise to include specialty testing, materials engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, concrete restoration, and quality assurance certification.  With 10 offices in BC and Alberta, we are dedicated to being the preferred choice in materials testing and engineering for our clients.

We have 6 guiding principles and one of them is people.  People are the heart of our company and an invaluable aspect to the success we enjoy in the industry.  Our people are the reasons why clients keep coming back to us.


What you will get

  • Competitive salary ranging from $100,000 to $120,000 (dependent on experience) + Bonus/Profit Sharing
  • Immediate enrollment in our benefits package, which includes dental, extended health care, vision and life insurance
  • Up to 4 weeks of paid time off to start
  • A work environment that fosters and embraces innovative thinking
  • A collaborative work environment with leaders, not managers!


What you will be doing

  • Provide overall strategy to business and financial operations in the Asphalt/Soils/Aggregate Testing group
  • Meeting with clients regularly to review and improve our level of service and commitment
  • Work with Business Development team in developing new proposals
  • Representing Metro Testing + Engineering at industry conferences
  • Work with clients to resolve technical and construction problems
  • Maintain ideal staffing levels to meet operational requirements
  • Review and sign off final testing reports
  • Provide guidance to supervisors and managers
  • Review and establish new Standard Operating Procedures on all aspects of material sampling, testing, and reporting when needed
  • Oversee professional development and training programs
  • Oversee Continuous Lab Improvement projects
  • Oversee maintenance and calibration of testing equipment


Who we are looking for

  • Graduate of a Civil Engineering Program
  • Professional designation is an asset (AscT/P.Eng)
  • 10+ years of experience in asphalt/construction materials testing + Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in managing field and lab material testing operations
  • Experience in business development and proposal writing
  • Extensive knowledge in testing procedures and asphalt mix designs
  • CCIL/ACI certified or able to obtain certification
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license with a clean driving record


More about us

Metro Testing + Engineering Ltd is a multi-cultural and diverse organization with employees from around the globe; our commitment to building an extraordinary team has no borders. There are 15 different languages spoken in our corporate office and flagship firm alone. Foreign educated workers hold positions at every level of our company, ranging from entry level technicians, engineers, administrators to branch managers and principal owners.

We are strong believers in global community and accountability.



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