Lab Technician: Cold Mix – Materials Research Lab

Posted 4 days ago

Lab Technician: Cold Mix – Materials Research Lab

Location: Aurora, ON

Position Overview

The Lab Technician will provide technical support, optimization, and innovation to the employer involving hot mix asphalt, aggregates, laboratory testing, and cold processes. The Lab Technician will be responsible for conducting cold mix designs and testing within the laboratory.


  • Assist Lab Supervisor / Senior Technician in maintenance and tracking of Certification of
  • Recognition (COR)/safety documents in compliance with all safety guidelines
  • Assist Lab Supervisor / Senior Technician in ensuring compliance to ISO 17025:2005
  • Overlooking test results to insure accuracy and completeness; data entry and review
  • Ensuring and unbiased testing environment in compliance with the quality manual and other regulatory requirements
  • Conducting all testing required for in-place recycling mixes (mix designs and quality control testing of field samples)
  • Conducting and tracking all testing performed for research and development projects
  • Maintain equipment calibration for cold in-place recycling lab
  • Identify, investigate & report non-conformance
  • Other duties as assigned by lab supervisor


  • Post-secondary education in a technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong oral and written communication & organizational skills
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft office
  • Strong background of mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic, and be results-oriented to get the job done right the first time
  • Flexibility to work overtime, weekends, and outside normal business hours
  • Work well in a team environment and able to work toward common goals
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to effectively organize workload and manage time
  • Ability to work under pressure under tight timelines
  • Able to lift 50lb and perform manual labour

Posting Expiry Date: February 22, 2019 or when position is filled


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