Geotechnical Technician

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AGAT Laboratories is a full-service laboratory with locations across Canada. We are the most diversified laboratory in Canada. Our scientists are highly-skilled and specialized in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, geology, engineering and other specialty services. With a broad range of staff experience and state-of-the-art instrumentation, we provide cross-analytical solutions for the Environmental, Energy, Mining, Transportation, Industrial, Agri-food and Life Sciences sectors.

Geotechnical Technician – Entry Level – Full Time

AGAT Laboratories is currently looking for a Geotechnical Technician for a full time entry-level opportunity. The role is a junior level position and will assist in data collection and running of geotechnical tests. This position is given direction from the Supervising Geotechnical Engineer and Managers.


  • Carry out lab testing according to standards and lab procedures.
  • Report lab observations to the geotechnical engineer.
  • Assist in maintenance and calibration of lab equipment.


  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and traverse uneven terrain.
  • Able to work overtime, and weekends, if needed.
  • Ability to work in a positive manner in a fast paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and strict adherence to procedure
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written communication
  • Experience working in a laboratory setting (not required but considered an asset)
  • 1+ years of soils, aggregate, and/or concrete testing experience (not required but considered an asset)

Work Environment:
This position requires a person to stand, sit and lift throughout the shift in a laboratory environment. Manual dexterity is required to perform repetitive tasks. Employees will interact with dust, noise and chemicals during shifts. PPE is required where applicable.
AGAT Laboratories would like to thank all applicants; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Send your resume and your cover letter in Word or PDF format via Please indicate in the comments line what position you are applying for.

AGAT Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the hiring manager of any accommodations that are required. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

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