Field Technician

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Field Technician to perform field duties for sampling of soil, surface water, stormwater and groundwater at various locations for public and private clients.


Key Responsibilities


  • Ability to make good observations and record them carefully
  • Performs more complex collection of field and/or laboratory data
  • Performs more complex laboratory tests
  • Writes routine field reports with minimal supervision; contributes to writing complex reports
  • At the direction of the project manager or senior professional, interacts with clients and subcontractors
  • Prepares more non-routine and/or complex calibrations of field and/or laboratory equipment, either in field, laboratory or office
  • Prepares work order for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment
  • Responsible for meeting assigned task deadlines
  • Informs immediate supervisor or Project Manager about problems encountered during work assignments
  • Observes and documents routine construction operations and writes daily reports
  • Understands, applies and oversees safety requirements in the field
  • Assists in other non-technical projects as appropriate
  • Assists and observe contractor work on construction projects and interact with clients and contractor or subcontractor representatives accordingly
  • May coordinate/direct the work of Field Technicians
  • May assist in training personnel on use of field equipment or collection of field and/or laboratory data

Skills / Qualifications

  • HS diploma or equivalent of technical education, licensure, and certification
  • 0 - 5 years of industry experience
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of project scope and focus
  • Ability to set up, calibrate and maintain all laboratory and test equipment in an effective and safe manner
  • Responsible to direct others in procedural matters and in execution of the work orders
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Demonstrated Leadership, ability to interact with Clients, and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass Health and Safety Training and Defensive Driving Courses upon hire
  • Must have 40 hour HAZWOPER Training and 8-hour refreshers up to date



Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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