Junior Geotechnical Engineer
SNC-Lavalin
8648 Commerce Court, Burnaby, BC, CA
19d ago

Job Description

The successful candidate will play a key role in a wide variety of geotechnical and geo-environmental consulting projects encompassing geotechnical investigations, field materials testing, construction monitoring as well as office based analysis and reporting support under senior engineers’ supervision.

Services will include design and construction management of small and large earthwork projects as well as working with other professionals in the team and other company divisions.

The incumbent will carry out engineering design functions including : completion of geotechnical and hydrogeological explorations, earthworks design, slope stability & groundwater seepage analysis, foundations, earthquake effects, and construction management.

If qualified, surface water engineering and hydrology projects may also be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical, Geo-Environmental or Geological Engineering;
  • Newly graduated up to approximately 4 years of experience;
  • Willing to work extended and irregular hours including longer durations out of town, within British Columbia and possibly Alberta;
  • Registered, or immediately eligible to register, with APEGBC as an E.I.T.
  • Working knowledge of various geotechnical instrumentation and survey methods considered an asset;
  • Education and experience in water resources (hydrotechnical) engineering is considered an asset;
  • Slope stability and geohazard education and experience are an asset
  • Strong report writing and verbal communication skills in the English language;
  • Competence in teamwork, initiative, field decision-making, collaboration, resourcefulness; and
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence.
  • Regular

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