Geotechnical Engineer Job in Burnaby, BC at Stantec

Job Description

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We have an immediate opening for an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on engineering and geotechnical projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. Working in our Burnaby, British Columbia office where many of Stantec’s design projects take place, it is expected that your technical skills will help continue the growth of the geotechnical team. This role will allow you to leverage your more than 8 years of local and practical geotechnical project experience, participating in technical project work, while advancing your abilities to win impactful work and manage projects and clients.

Your Key Responsibilities

Working on a variety of dam projects, including hydro, water and tailings dams

Working on other geotechnical projects, such as flood barriers and pump storage projects

Carrying out dam safety inspections and dam safety reviews under applicable regulations and guidelines

Collaborating with our senior staff to complete geotechnical engineering design/analysis, recommendations and prepare geotechnical reports to address applicable issues, such as: seismic design, slope stability, seepage, filters, instrumentation, dam remediation and others

Preparing proposals

Project managing multiple geotechnical projects

Client and contractor management

Mentoring, coaching and training of less experienced professionals as required

Site inspection/supervision

Travel required for various field programs

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Strong client, sub-consultant and contractor management experience

Proficiency with common geotechnical software (e.g. GeoStudio™, gINT® and Settle 3D)

Excellent organizational ability, report writing, and verbal communication are essential

Education and Experience

Minimum of a Master’s of Science in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering from a recognized university;

Minimum of 8 years’ experience in geotechnical engineering design and consulting with dams, primarily in Western Canada or other seismically active areas

Professional Engineer in good standing with EGBC, or the ability to obtain the professional designation.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Civil Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000E4

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

About the Company

Company: Stantec

Company Location:  Burnaby, BC

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