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Junior Field Technician 

About SMT Research: 

Founded in 2006, SMT designs software and electronics used to monitor and evaluate the integrity and performance of commercial and residential buildings. We have expanded to include low and high-value building projects throughout the world, as we foster award-winning innovation and scientific excellence in both our product lines and services.


We embrace the IoT (Internet of Things) for construction and believe in the benefits of the digital movement for the construction and manufacturing industries. Real-time sensor analysis and remote data collection have allowed engineers and researchers to validate designs, materials, and methods to produce more efficient and durable buildings. With our solutions, clients are enabled to reduce their environmental impact while improving quality assurance throughout the construction and/or restoration process. We provide peace of mind to building science professionals, construction firms, restoration companies, and building owners and managers.

Position Overview:

We are looking for an Entry-Level Field Technician/Skilled Labor to assist in installing our moisture monitoring systems on GVRD job sites. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will work in a small team as well as independently to perform field work and generate field reports, from provided work instructions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installation & service of sensor system components (cable, enclosures, sensors, etc.)

  • Performance with non-destructive testing practices

  • Project site data collections including photo/videographic record keeping.

  • Creating field reports with site photos and coherent detailed descriptions from templates.​​

  • Assist with basic production of electronics when field work is not required.

  • Follow all safety protocols, Covid procedures, and work instructions as needed

Performance Competencies:

  • Able to meet physical requirements which involves sitting, standing, bending, climbing, kneeling, lifting (up to 55 lbs), working at heights, and in all types of weather conditions (wind, rain, snow, sun)

  • Strong mechanical, analytical skills and comprehensive technical writing skills

  • Effective communication, team and interpersonal skills

  • Understand construction principles and procedures as well as electrical and building codes.

  • With a BC drivers license and own vehicle

  • Dexterity in handling wires, cables, and electronics.

  • WHMIS and Fall Arrest Certificate holder is preferred.

We provide:

  • Relevant training on all techniques, procedures, sciences, & digital platforms

  • Unlimited opportunities to learn and apply existing skill sets.

  • Internship with an opportunity to be absorbed as a full-time permanent employee.

  • Extended health care, dental and vision

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Life Insurance

  • Competitive compensation based on experience.

If the above describes you and you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by sharing your resume and cover letter to

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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