Element Materials Technology

Building Systems Technician

Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga


Element is looking for a highly motivated Technician/Technologist to conduct various building performance tests including the setup and analysis of test results to well defined standards and/or standard operating procedures. This position involves sample preparation, physical testing, scheduling, equipment maintenance / calibration, client interaction and report writing.




  • Participates in client correspondence and project coordination
  • Coordinates testing of medium to large scale test specimens
  • Understanding of test requirements as per relevant standards and specifications
  • Purchase materials and maintain equipment
  • Perform computer thermal modeling of Window and Door systems, internal training provided

Skills / Qualifications

  • Completion of a College or University program in Engineering or Technology
  • Minimum 1 yr experience in similar field
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Ability to read and understand customer specifications and perform the testing required. May schedule customer visits for test review and customer resolution(s)
  • NFRC simulation experience is an asset
  • Experience with common construction power tools


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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