Intermediate Material Technologist

Western Canada Infrastructure · Calgary, Alberta
Department Western Canada Infrastructure
Employment Type Indeterminate
Minimum Experience Mid-level

You didn't go to school to be a number in a big machine, so why work for one? By joining McIntosh Perry, you will be able to make an impact in the communities where you live and work. Our Core Purpose - Turning Possibilities Into Reality represents our commitment to solving problems, getting things done and moving forward through collaboration with clients and teams.

Our team's expertise, gained through decades of experience, means clients can rely on us to quickly deliver high-quality and successful projects.

As one of the country’s fastest growing engineering firms with more than 800 project managers, engineers, technical experts and problems solvers across North America, McIntosh Perry is proud to be a Platinum Club Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:


Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i’s and cross the t’s? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference


If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun delivering high-quality projects regardless of the project size, we are looking for new talent to join our supportive and dynamic team and enable you to turn possibilities into reality.



As a seasonal member of our Geotechnical and Engineering Services group, you're joining a team working in various Alberta Transportation regions and Municipalities within Alberta. 


Your duties will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Conducting material field testing such as field compaction testing, hot mix asphalt sampling, and asphalt coring, as part of QC/QA programs; 
  • Conducting occasional wet concrete sampling if required;  
  • Working in field laboratories completing quality assurance or quality control testing for grading, base or paving projects; 
  • Using nuclear gauges to confirm density and moisture of granular base; 
  • Determining asphalt density, asphalt content and gradation; 
  • Keeping accurate daily journals of construction activities and testing programs; 
  • Testing results reporting using standardized forms and reports; 
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by complying with all safety codes, guidelines, and regulations as indicated by the Health and Safety Officer; 
  • Participating in all assigned Health and Safety training programs; and 
  • Assisting the Laboratory Supervisor in maintaining the laboratory and equipment in appropriate working condition. 



  • Post-secondary education in Construction Engineering & or Civil Engineering Technology. Secondary School Diploma will also be considered based on previous work experience, trade or training; 
  • 3 – 7 years experience with Alberta Transportation construction specifications and testing requirements will be an asset;
  • Previous experience with soil analysis, soil compaction, field testing, including testing hot mix asphalt;
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn; 
  • Available to work flexible schedules and travel to site locations for extended periods of time within different areas of Alberta; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance;
  • Use of personal vehicle (truck) to travel to and from site; and 
  • Provide a 3 year driver abstract with 2 or less minor incidents and no major incidents. 

*Accommodations can be made based on location of candidate.


Eligibility to Work in Canada - It is important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

(Referral Code - Class A)

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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Western Canada Infrastructure
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience