Materials Lab Technician Intern at Government of Prince Edward Island
Date Posted: January 26, 2023 Application Deadline: January 26, 2023 Job Type: Seasonal / Contract Job Category:
Industrial Trades and Technology
Job Start Date: April 03, 2023 Job End Date: September 29, 2023 Job Location: Mount Stewart, PEI, Canada Salary: $24.12 - $27.39 Hours Per Week: 37.5
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has created six-month internship placements for graduates in the fields of lab technologists, construction technology, survey technician, CADD Technician and building site inspector. The Intern will work in the Materials Testing Lab in Mount Stewart. The Intern will perform standard engineering test on materials used in highway and bridge construction. Duties will include aggregate/soil testing including sieve analysis, specific gravities, moisture density relationships, hydrometers, atterberg limits, los angeles abrasions, micro deval, and soundness Duties will also included the analysis of hot mix asphaltic concrete including the preparation of asphalt mix designs, air voids, gradation, liquid asphalt content, stability and flow, asphalt stripping tests and other duties as required.
Holland College - Construction Technology and Management;
Effective oral and written communication skills;
Sound judgement and strong interpersonal skills;
Reliability with a good attendance record;
Valid Prince Edward Island drivers license and access to reliable transportation;
Familiarity with computer software, specifically Microsoft Office suite;
Provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check, prior to employment;
Provide a current Hearing Test, prior to employment;
Experience related to Highway Construction material would be an asset.
Knowledge and Skills the Intern May Require:
Knowledge of the role that Transportation and Infrastructure plays in the delivery of Capital Projects material testing.
Knowledge of lab operations and many testing requirements, ASTM standards and construction processes.