Intermediate Geotechnical Specialist
CA, AB, Calgary
28d ago

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Intermediate Geotechnical Specialist to join our team in Calgary or Edmonton.

Reporting to the Principal Geotechnical Engineer, the Geotechnical Specialist holds an intermediate technical and business development role in support of a wide variety of projects across our western Canadian offices.

Qualifications :

  • University degree or diploma in a related discipline (i.e. geoscience or civil engineering, etc.); a post-graduate degree would be considered an asset
  • Minimum of 4-6 years relevant experience in a consulting environment;
  • Willing to work extended and irregular hours within western Canada when necessary;
  • Currently registered or eligible to register as a member of APEGA;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet established deadlines;
  • Effective interpersonal skills, a strong client-service focus and the ability to work in a team environment are essential;
  • Strong business development skills;
  • Experience using specialized equipment and software (e.g. Lpile, GRL-WEAP, GeoStudio or equivalent) would be considered an asset;
  • Strong report writing and verbal communication skills in the English language; and
  • Valid driver’s licence with a clean driving abstract.
  • Experience in the following areas would be an asset :

  • Slope Stability, mitigation design and monitoring
  • Foundation Design
  • Infrastructure design
  • Retaining wall design
  • Mining geotechnical engineering
  • Tailings engineering
  • Materials laboratory testing interpretation
  • Site Investigation- drilling
  • Job Duties :

  • Acting as the lead resource / project manager for a variety of projects and clients
  • Assist in the development and growth of the Calgary team with a focus on energy and infrastructure developments
  • Support the development of the Environment & Geoscience business by developing relationships with existing and future client contacts, attending meetings, and supporting BD initiatives
  • Preparation and review of proposals
  • Provision of practical and economic solutions to clients
  • Preparation and review of technical reports associated with the project scope of work
  • Ensuring technical quality of work including review of client deliverables (proposals, reports and mapping)
  • Provide guidance, training and direction to junior and intermediate staff to ensure the completion of the project scope of work
  • Our commitment to excellence extents do our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits including a generous RRSP program and an employee Share Ownership Plan, in-

    house training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and professionals.

    For more information, please visit our website at

    While SNC-Lavalin would like to thank all those that apply, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

    Local candidates will be preferred and no relocation package will be offered

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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    At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-

    class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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