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Job Details

Geotechnician

Employer

PrairieGEO Engineering Ltd.

Date Posted

June 07, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $32.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 04, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

PrairieGEO Engineering Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Geology/Earth Science, General

Major Work Area

Paving

Field Work Location Experience

On land

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Scientific data processing
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Laboratory testing and analysis
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Industrial research
  • Geological mapping
  • Field sampling and data acquisition
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Data interpretation and evaluation

Computer Systems

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • MS Office

Additional Skills

Monitor and inspect work

Area of Specialization

  • Geology
  • Geotechnical
  • Civil engineering

Type of Industry Experience

Construction

Type of Inspection

Industrial instruments

Specific Skills

  • Project management
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of rock, mineral or metal samples
  • Prepare notes, sketches, geological maps and cross sections
  • Perform physical and chemical laboratory tests
  • Conduct or direct surveys or survey programs
  • Conduct or supervise mining studies
  • Assist in preparing rock, mineral or metal samples
  • Assist in hydrogeological field and laboratory studies
  • Pave and rake asphalt
  • Plan, develop and co-ordinate programs of geotechnical, geological, geophysical or geohydrological data acquisition, analysis and mapping

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Underground
  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Technical Experience

  • Soil analysis
  • Geochemical sampling analysis
  • Geological sampling analysis
  • Geotechnical studies

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Dental plan

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Other benefits

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Geotechnician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Geological and Mineral Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate and maintain geophysical survey and well logging instruments and equipment, and to perform physical and chemical tests

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing geophysical and survey data to assist engineers and geologists in the evaluation and analysis of petroleum and mineral reservoirs; may assist engineers and metallurgists in specifying material selection, metal treatments and corrosion protection systems; may assist hydrogeologists in evaluating ground water and well circulation

directive

Interest in supervising prospecting field trips, exploratory drilling, geological survey programs and studies, and the preparation and of rock, mineral and metal samples; may supervise oil and gas well drilling, well completions and work-overs and welding projects

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

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Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Geological and Mineral Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate and maintain geophysical survey and well logging instruments and equipment; to assist in preparing rock, mineral and metal samples; and to assist in conducting physical and chemical laboratory tests

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling geophysical and survey data from hydrogeological field and laboratory studies in order to assist with preparation of reports

innovative

Interest in assisting to carry out a limited range of other technical functions in support of geology, geophysics and petroleum and mining engineering

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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