Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Field Services Technologist in Victoria, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 15217BR

Line Of Business: Concrete

Department: Quality

Primary Location: Victoria-BC

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

We are seeking a qualified Field Services Technologist to be based in our operations in Victoria, BC. Reporting to the Technical Services Manager in Vancouver with a dotted line to the Vancouver Island Area Manager, this new role will provide internal/external technical support for the Vancouver Island material supply operations. While primarily QC-centric , the successful candidate will benefit from exposure to many aspects of the aggregates and concrete business including production, sales, and logistics.

What you will get to do :

  • Troubleshoot, investigate and resolve customer concerns with respect to product specifications and performance.

  • Perform technical analysis on concrete product and raw material to ensure quality standards are met.

  • Recommend changes for product design or manufacturing/logistical processes to maintain performance.

  • Provide technical support, expertise and consultation to plant supervisors and external customers.

  • Actively manage concrete mix designs and liaise with Vancouver technical group as required.

  • Participate in daily/weekly production meetings as required.

Essential Experience and Skills :

  • Civil, Materials, and/or other relevant engineering degree

  • Experience in materials testing and/or ready-mix concrete

  • Strong technical background in concrete and aggregate materials

  • Understanding of construction and engineering standard practices

  • Strong desire to work in a construction/industrial environment

  • Prior manufacturing/industrial experience

  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to be a self-starter and take initiative

  • Ability to adapt to change and respond well under pressure

  • Solid interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong desire to move into progressively more responsible roles and relocate if require

  • Valid Class 5 BC drivers license

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions

  • Our pre-employment process includes: reference checks, a medical including drug & alcohol testing, and a criminal record and drivers abstract check may be required

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package and paid time off vacation policy, benefits, and pension plan

  • Opportunities for training, development, career growth within a global organization

  • A diverse, inclusive, supportive, and innovative work environment with best in-class people