Materials Testing Technician


Russell Redi-Mix Concrete a Division of Green Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has an opportunity available for a Materials Testing Technician in Manitoba.

GIP is one of Canada's largest and most diversified infrastructure companies. We de-risk the most challenging parts of construction by offering vertically integrated infrastructure solutions for public and private projects of every scale.
For over 40 years, our teams have been designing, delivering, and maintaining infrastructure for Canada's growing cities. From excavating and demolition to foundations, paving, and the production of materials, we have the unique ability to complete an entire project without the need for subcontractors. Green is in our name because we believe in the necessity of sustainable solutions. We are leaders in energy efficiency and we are at the forefront of incorporating recycled and reused materials.

With our sights set on building a better tomorrow, we are committed to long-term relationships and long-term thinking. We uphold the highest standards of safety and quality, ensuring every project provides the greatest benefits to our customers with the least disruption to our communities. The work we do shapes the future of our cities and will pave a new path for the future of our industry.

Job Duties
• Report to the Quality Control Manager
• Perform sieve analysis, sand equivalent, fracture count, and plasticity index testing on aggregate materials during the aggregate processing stage in a field lab on site.
• Perform tests on Asphalt Mix such as: maximum theoretical density, marshall density, air voids, voids in mineral aggregate, stability determinations for conventional and End Product Specification paving projects.
• Help develop Marshall Mix Designs with the guidance of the Quality Control Manager.
• Report accurate test results to the crushing and paving foremen as well as the QC Manager
• Perform nuclear density testing on compacted asphalt and granular materials using a nuclear densometer.
• Extrude asphalt core samples from asphalt pavements using a small coring machine.
• Work closely with the Site Quality Assurance Manager to ensure that work is executed in accordance with the requirements of the contract documents, codes, standards and specifications.
• Responsible for tracking, reporting and filing of the geotechnical company’s quality control activities.

Desired Skills and Experience
• A diploma in a technology course from a recognized college or related experience.
• Basic knowledge of ASTM standards related to road construction materials.
• Basic knowledge of Saskatchewan Ministry of Transportation Standard Testing Procedures.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Valid driver license and clean drivers abstract.
• Willing to work overtime.
• Able to work safely and follow RRM/LRM safety procedures.

GIP is looking for talented, dedicated and driven individuals to join our team. We offer our employees coast-to-coast career opportunities in a wide range of positions and disciplines.

GIP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal and Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
We will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Please email resume to:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Phone: 204-773-2586 ext 18016

Job Details

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Area of Interest
Skilled Trades
Employment Type
Full-time, Regular
Job Location
Russell, MB