Our Ability Jobs

Jobs Ability | Work with 'Abi'

Job Information

BARR Civil Technician - Entry Level in Canada

Civil Technician - Entry Level

Careers (https://www.barr.com/Careers)

  • Open positions

  • Open Internships (https://www.barr.com/Careers/Open-Internships)

  • Internships

  • Our culture (https://www.barr.com/Careers/Our-culture)

  • Benefits

  • Career Development (https://www.barr.com/Careers/Career-Development)

Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.


The person in this position will work on coordination of field activities, data collection and problem-solving for projects. Responsibilities may include construction observation, sampling equipment preparation and monitoring, data reduction, spreadsheet preparation, design using CADD modeling software, assistance with preparation of construction plans and specifications, and assistance with report preparation. Project work may also include reviewing monitoring databases, including near real-time operations, through local and remote connections and bench-test equipment before and after field installations and decommissions. The work involves long-term field assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical or engineering certificate/degree, or experience/coursework directly related to the responsibilities described above

  • 2 years of experience directly related to the responsibilities described above

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, and clients

  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative

  • A flexible working style and the ability to work both independently in the field and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs

  • Ability to safely lift and carry equipment weighing up to 20 kilograms

  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship

  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience working on projects directly related to the responsibilities described above at an engineering or industrial workplace

  • Experience with geotechnical drilling and instrumentation installation procedures

  • Experience with communications systems and telemetry

  • Experience with photogrammetry and remote sensing

  • Demonstrated proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software

  • Demonstrated familiarity with spreadsheet and word-processing software

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug and alcohol screening program at the request of specific clients.

Apply Now (https://jobs.barr.com/default.aspx?requisition=2738&cssApply=true)

Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd

Saskatoon, SK


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada.

Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.