• Title
    Senior Geotechnical Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is hiring a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Burnaby, British Columbia. The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will participate in development of new business opportunities providing services to major clients in the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors. 


    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage projects from the proposal stage through to completion, including allocation of budgets, personnel and resources, billing and client relationships
    • Coordinate with project teams and other discipline leads to manage project deliverables, ensuring schedule and budget are achieved
    • Coach and develop junior and intermediate geotechnical staff 
    • 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
    • Work collaboratively with other departments and Wood offices on project related work
    • Mentor geotechnical staff.
    • 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 10 years of relevant experience and demonstrated management of projects related to geotechnical investigations and design
    • Experience with seismic design, shallow and deep foundations and slope stability.
    • 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
    • Familiarity with materials testing would be an asset
    • Registered (or eligible for registration) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
    • Ability to complete field work as required

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    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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