Houle Chevrier Engineering Ltd. is seeking applicants for the position of intermediate/senior field technician/technologist for our office in Petawawa, Ontario. Effective written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team are considered essential assets.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide field testing and inspection services for various projects including: subgrade inspections, compaction testing and concrete sampling and testing;
  • Conduct field surveying using a total station and global positioning system (GPS) equipment;
  • Compile and tabulate technical data for use in technical reports;
  • Conduct geotechnical laboratory testing on soil, asphalt, concrete, and aggregates;
  • Participate in the general daily routine of laboratory practices;
  • Conduct equipment calibration and maintenance.

Successful candidates will have the following qualities/credentials:

  • A geotechnical/civil technology or technician diploma;
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of applicable experience;
  • Must be a “team player” capable of working both independently or as part of a larger team to complete assigned tasks;
  • Strong time management skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English;
  • Willingness to travel throughout Eastern Ontario and work in variable climatic conditions often for extended hours;
  • Possess ability to periodically lift heavy objects and navigate uneven terrain.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office products (Word, Excel);
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle is required;
  • Prior training in WHMIS, First Aid/CPR, and/or fall arrest are considered assets.

Houle Chevrier Engineering Ltd. offers a family friendly work environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.  If you are interested in developing your career at a 100% employee owned firm that emphasizes and recognizes employee participation and contributions, please submit your resume to

Although we are grateful to all applicants for their interest, we regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted