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Geotechnical / Materials Testing Engineer (Intermediate to Senior)

Geotechnical / Materials Testing Engineer (Intermediate to Senior)

Requisition ID 
2017-19966
Work Location 
CA-AB-Lethbridge
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Geotechnical
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

To support Wood’s growth, we are currently seeking to fill an Intermediate to Senior Geotechnical/Materials Engineer position for our Lethbridge office. The Geotechnical/Materials Engineer will play a key role in the organization, and act as a subject matter expert for our geotechnical and materials testing groups. He/She will lead the development of new business opportunities for the geotechnical and materials testing groups, mentor and participate in the development of the group, and continue to develop positive working relationships with other Wood offices.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Continue the ongoing development of our geotechnical and material testing teams through supporting and encouraging technical upgrading and providing direction and mentorship on complex issues and field investigations
  • Manage and/or review projects from the proposal stage through to completion, including allocation of budgets, personnel and resources, billing and client relationships
  • Coordinate with project management teams and other discipline leads to manage project deliverables, ensuring schedule and budget are achieved
  • Lead and actively pursue new business and project opportunities
  • Maintain and develop client relations
  • Maintain technical proficiency, including participation in professional practice groups and organizations
  • Provide excellent customer service and a commitment to technical excellence
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of training programs
  • Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work
  • When required, work collaboratively with other departments and Wood offices, particularly Medicine Hat, on project related work
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering; post graduate degree (in Geotechnical or related discipline) is an asset
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience and demonstrated management of projects related to geotechnical investigations and design and materials testing services
  • Experience with concrete and asphalt design and analysis would be an asset
  • Familiarity with conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments would be an asset
  • Project Management skills are necessary, with an ability to track timelines, meet budgets and schedules
  • Demonstrated ability developing excellent customer relationships, positive staff working environments and developing new business opportunities
  • Previous consulting experience is preferred
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and Saskatchewan (APEGS)
  • Ability to travel to sites as needed
  • Strong workplace safety practices and training
  • Class 5 driver's license and a good driving record (driving abstract required)
  • Participate in criminal records checks and/or drug screening for site access
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
  • Demonstrated word processing and computer skills

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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