Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally.
Our Ground Engineering and Tunneling team provides technical support to a wide range of infrastructure projects throughout Canada, and worldwide.
As a result, we're looking for people who have the passion and drive to be involved with major geotechnical projects across a range of sectors for various infrastructures and mining.
As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer / Project Manager in our Ottawa office, you will work as part of a team of geotechnical engineers providing support and advice to the wider Jacobs business and clients as well as acting as team leader on your own projects.
You will lead in the delivery of geotechnical input to projects and will also be required to provide technical guidance and support to intermediate engineers and less experienced junior engineers.
There will be opportunities for a wider degree of responsibilities and roles within the Geotechnical team aimed at developing your career as a geotechnical specialist.
Jacobs is an international company and there may also be opportunities to get involved with international projects. The successful applicant will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.
Main responsibilities will include :
oSite investigation, laboratory testing and instrumentation
oDeep and shallow foundation design
oSettlement calculations and selection of soil stiffness parameters
oEmbankment design, slope stability and seepage analysis
oDesign and analysis of earth retaining structures
oDesign and analysis of barrier and cover systems
oConstruction monitoring and supervision
Demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a large multi-disciplinary team; and,
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience :