When you join Terracon, you will be challenged to be better each day by your peers, your clients and the company leadership. When we add up the individual successes of our employees, we collectively grow as a company.

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Terracon Careers

As an employee owned, professional services firm, our greatest asset is our people. Our number one priority every day is creating an environment that allows our staff to safely challenge themselves and to build on their experience and skills.

When you join Terracon, you will be challenged to be better each day by your peers, your clients and the company leadership. When we add up the individual successes of our employees, we collectively grow as a company. Through growth come new opportunities and challenges for our employees, creating a positive upward spiral for your career.

One of our key values is empowerment.We encourage our employees to use their work experience, creativity and passion to take on new challenges. We believe every employee has the ability to shape their environment and improve both their role and the organization.

We invite you to join Terracon, build your career and help shape the future of our company and the industry.

Starting a new career can be an exciting, yet challenging experience. At Terracon, we provide an opportunity to work with an established and growing organization in one of the most dynamic sectors in the world. We provide significant levels of training, extensive hands-on experience and advancement opportunities that will build a strong foundation for your career.

Looking for a co-op placement or a permanent position? Send your resume and cover letter to careers@terracon.ca




We are looking for people with passion, creativity, enthusiasm and expertise in their particular field who are committed to developing their expertise through hands-on experience. We firmly believe we have built an environment and have created the opportunities for our staff that will build careers and reward success.

As an independent, employee-owned company, we truly believe we have a unique environment where experienced professionals can take a major role in shaping the future of a private company and becoming technical and business leaders in both the company and the industry. This flexibility and independence are very influential factors in building an exciting and rewarding career.

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@terracon.ca


Terracon believes that employees should be rewarded for their efforts to create a safe work environment. An annual awards program, “The Service and Safety Incentive Recognition and Reward” was created to recognize safety excellence on the job. Employees performance and safety attitude are reviewed regularly and highlighted during the company profit sharing program at the end of the year.

Terracon employees are recognized for their years of service with the organization as well as their performance on the job.

Finally, Terracon recognizes our employees with Employee Appreciation events throughout the year. These change from year to year but include everything from BBQ lunches to family tubing night. The annual student appreciation night and company Christmas party are also well attended events that highlight everyone’s efforts throughout the year.


When you enter the team of Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. you are part of a safe, respectful, fun and supportive team. Terracon is committed to the safety of all of its employees, and liaisons. Terracon values its employees, which is why we reward them with competitive compensation and benefits.

For over 30 years, Terracon’s team of employees have been serving resource and industrial based projects across Western Canada with a primary focus on oil sands producers and construction companies in the Athabasca Oil Sands region. Terracon is proud of the reputation we have achieved in being committed to the safety of our employees, environmental protection and producing valuable and respectful leaders.

A defining characteristic within Terracon’s management team is their entrepreneurial spirit matched with their desire to do interesting and challenging projects. However, our core values of safety, quality and integrity strongly guide our business decisions and ultimately has led to the success and growth of the company.

Competitive Compensation

Terracon is pleased to offer competitive compensation to its employees. Compensation is determined by several factors, including individual’s experience, duties and responsibilities of the job, level of accountability, skills, qualifications, education, location etc. Your compensation will be reviewed annually with the possibility of merit-based pay adjustments in between.


Transportation will be provided to our field employees, for work purposes only. You could be designated a work vehicle or you will have the opportunity to take a bus designated to the specific oil site you are working on.

Tuition Reimbursement

With your manager’s approval, we will reimburse permanent, full-time employees for approved, relevant education and membership dues to professional associations.

Advancement Opportunities

Terracon provides employees with an opportunity to indicate their interest in open positions and advance within the company according to their skills and experience. In general, notices of all regular, full-time job openings are posted which allow those who desire, to apply for other positions within the company.

Employee Referrals

Terracon encourages employees to identify and refer friends or acquaintances who are interested in employment opportunities within the company. A monetary award may be given should an external candidate be successfully and permanently hired based on your referral.

Employee Bonus Program

An annual Employee Bonus Program takes a portion of the Company’s corporate profits, conditional upon the Company meeting its financial covenants, and divides it amongst employees according to performance, length of service and salary. An additional Safety Incentive Recognition of 5% is added if annual safety targets are achieved.


Terracon is pleased to provide:

• Health, medical, dental benefits • $300 health spending account Sick Leave • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance • Employee, Spouse and Children’s Life Insurance • RRSP Defined Contribution Plan


Vacation time off with pay is available to eligible employees in order to provide opportunities for rest, relaxation, and personal pursuits. The amount of vacation each employee receives increases with the length of their employment. After successfully completing one year of service, employees are eligible for two weeks of paid vacation.

Work Life Balance

At Terracon we recognize that our employees have priorities and commitments outside of work. With that in mind, we offer many solutions in an attempt to provide a healthy work life balance for our employees: These solutions include: • An Employee Family Assistance Program • 6 paid sick days/ year • Personal leave of absences • Flexible work schedules • Flexible time off • Saved time • Maternity, paternity and compassionate leaves of absence • Social club

Relocation Assistance

We provide relocation and mobilization support to employees and new hires that relocate to Fort McMurray or Calgary, as a result of accepting a full-time position. Certain conditions apply.

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@terracon.ca


For over 30 years, Terracon’s team of professionals, field technologists and field staff have been serving resource and industrial based projects across Western Canada with a primary focus on oilsands producers and construction companies in the Athabasca Oil Sands region.

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At Terracon, safety is much more than a core value, it is a way of life! From the seasoned executive to the newest member of the Terracon team, employees live and breathe a culture of safety that has truly made them outstanding leaders in their field.

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Industry requires service companies that can reliably respond to the ever-changing environment and their operational and compliance needs. Terracon has grown to be one of the largest providers of geotechnical field services throughout Alberta by developing a strong resource base of qualified professionals, technologists, and technicians  Find out more…

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