Geotechnical Technician - Hybrid


Montréal, Quebec, Canada Remote

Full time

Jan 11

Welcome  to people who like people, to brilliant minds, tomorrow’s visionaries, challenge seekers, collaborators, and those with an entrepreneurial spirit in their DNA. ​

At CIMA+, you’ll find a place where everyone’s ideas and perspectives are welcomed and encouraged, a place where you’ll have many opportunities to learn and develop while working on projects that rally our team together, where you can proudly become a company shareholder. ​

At CIMA+, we give you the freedom and flexibility to manage your work on your own terms and define what work-life balance means to you. ​

At the end of the day, we’re proud to be able to say that when you join CIMA+, we’ll welcome you into a place that you can call home.


We are looking for a technician to join our Geotechnical Department. Under the supervision of the project managers’ team, the successful candidate’s primary task will consist of carrying out field work such as geotechnical investigations and concrete characterization activities. These activities will take place in the framework of various multidisciplinary projects involving the design, rehabilitation or construction of buildings, roads, engineering, hydraulic or earthwork structures, soil or rock slope stability, soil dynamics, etc. The incumbent will work in Quebec and Ontario, under the supervision of project managers in Montreal, Sherbrooke, and Quebec City.

Primary responsibilities

  • Participate in engineering projects for the production of geotechnical and concrete characterization studies, from planning to execution of field work to laboratory analyses and compilation of results
  • Act as the person in charge of field work execution
  • Geotechnics:
  • Supervision of field investigation work for the execution of geotechnical and environmental boring, exploratory trenches, and manual boring.
  • Carry out in situ testing (SPT, Nilcon scissometer, etc.)
  • Sample materials in accordance with standardized practices
  • Install observation wells, vibrating wire piezometers, etc.
  • Carry out laboratory control tests (particle-size analysis, Atterberg limits, water content)
  • Write daily reports on work field, including soil and rock description
  • Concrete characterization:
  • Supervision of concrete boring work
  • Execution of non-destructive tests (corrosion potential, ground-penetrating radar, ultrasound)
  • Ensure that material is in good working order
  • Coordinate and verify the inventory of field and warehouse material
  • This position combines office and field work, as well as telework


  • College Diploma in mineral technology or civil engineering, or any other equivalent training
  • Over 5 years of experience in field geotechnical investigation
  • ASP Construction card, and awareness of the importance of occupational health and safety at work sites
  • Strong understanding of geotechnical investigations and excellent practical knowledge of environmental sampling methods
  • Ability to work standing up for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in extreme outdoor conditions, in summer and winter, on day or night shifts
  • Ability to lift loads between 20 kg and 25 kg
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and access to a vehicle to travel across Quebec and Southern Ontario
  • Autonomy, resourcefulness, organization skills, superior practical knowledge of field investigation work
  • Excellent French written and verbal communication
  • Bilingualism in English and French (an asset)
  • Excellent practical knowledge of the MS Office Suite

Ethics and integrity are fundamental values at CIMA+, and we are looking for people who uphold these principles. We are committed to creating opportunities for all our talents to contribute to the firm’s success, develop and grow, regardless of cultural or other differences. We fully endorse employment equity principles and encourage women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, and individuals with disabilities to apply for any position offered at CIMA+. Adaptation measures are provided upon request to facilitate participation in the recruitment process.

For more information about this job offer, please contact Ven Thambithurai

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