Gecan | Mix Design Laboratory Technician

Subsidiary: Canadian Road Builders Inc.



Canadian Road Builders Inc. a Western Canadian road construction company. The CRB Group of divisions are dedicated to providing our clients with innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for building, maintaining, and preserving today’s infrastructure while upholding the highest ethical standards in all we do.  We offer opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high-performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.




As a Mix Design Laboratory Technician your responsibilities will include designing mixes for asphalt mixes, chip seal surface treatments, cold in-place recycled asphalt pavement, testing of aggregates, asphalt mixes, emulsions, and road markings. Your objective is to ensure that the products and processes meet the established quality standards.

Key Responsibilities


  • Conduct QA/QC testing on liquid asphalt samples
  • Run the tests according to the standards methods used in the industry
  • Read and follow standardized methods
  • Collect samples
  • Check the calibration of laboratory instruments
  • Maintain equipment and facilities
  • Analyze the results of the samples
  • Ensure compliance with regulations on safety and the environment  
  • Perform other related duties as required



  • Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technologist student or graduate OR a minimum of 2 years of experience in a related field;

  • Must possess effective communication skills of English (written and verbal), personal initiative, and a high regard for safety;

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills;

  • Must have the ability to evaluate and adapt new and emerging technologies

  • Valid driver’s license along with a recent abstract;

  • Must have own transportation (no public transit available in Acheson)

Soft Skills


  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Reliability and punctuality is required
  • Ability to follow directions and respect processes
  • Necessary to stay alert for long periods of time


Working Conditions

  • Use of personal protection equipment is required
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol policy
  • Must be able to meet all safety requirement



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


CRB offers competitive salary and benefits packages, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.  

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment fit and drug/alcohol testing.

Please submit your resumes to our HR Department by replying to this ad.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.