Geotechnical Design Engineer
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
13d ago

Ecora is seeking a Geotechnical Design Engineer to join their expanding Geotechnical Group. The position will be based in our Kelowna, Penticton or Vernon office to support our growing workload in the BC Interior.

We are seeking a candidate that is proficient in geotechnical characterization, embankment design, preload design, stability modelling, pile design, liquefaction analysis and seismic displacement analysis.

The candidate would ideally have had a solid grounding in practical site investigation and construction experience and be proficient in preparing technical memos and geotechnical reports.

Ecora's Geotechnical Engineering Group has extensive experience in providing geotechnical services in support of infrastructure projects, commercial structures, dam engineering and residential subdivision construction and is providing consulting services to provincial government including the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and BC Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations, municipalities, First Nation communities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout British Columbia.

Ecora's Geotechnical Engineering Group is supported by a CCIL certified materials testing laboratory.

Your Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or geological engineering
  • A minimum of 7 years related work experience is required
  • A Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation in British Columbia, or eligible to register as a P.Eng. in B.C.
  • A valid driver's license
  • Ability to travel throughout British Columbia
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Your Experience :

  • Previous project management experience
  • Understand how to work with set budgets and deadlines for engineering tasks
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and clearly in oral and written formats on complex technical matters, both to technical and non-technical audiences
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Previous experience conducting site investigations
  • Previous experience with industry standard Geotechnical software such as gINT, CPeT-IT, L-Pile, GROUP, Settle 3D, Slide, SHAKE, etc.
  • Plaxis or FLAC experience
  • Previous materials testing and construction experience
  • The Rewards :

    In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive annual salary plus benefits including :

  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • LTD insurance
  • Profit sharing opportunities
  • Reimbursement of applicable professional membership dues
  • Employee share options
  • Opportunities for paid training (role dependent)
  • Upon joining Ecora, you will be welcomed into a close-knit and cohesive organization with excellent company culture and a range of social events.

    Ecora is an employee-owned engineering, environmental and forestry professional service firm. Ecora is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients.

    Our team has extensive experience in providing a wide range of consulting services to clients including First Nation communities, provincial government, municipalities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout the British Columbia interior.

    Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services throughout western Canada and around the world.

    Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our relationships, our community and our environment.

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