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Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer

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Engineering - Geotechnical
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities


Come join our team!


Make an impression in an international company among the 25 best employers in Canada1 and ranked one of the top 10 Environmental Firms2 in the world.


Wood is a growing engineering consulting firm, specializing in the Environment and Infrastructure business. With over 100 employees in Quebec, we provide industry leading engineering, consulting and project management services. Our team of professionals offers a full range of services to clients in a wide range of sectors including government, industrial & commercial, water, transportation, minerals & metals, oil & gas clients and clean energy. We are currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Montreal.


Your role


Working in a growing and motivated team, you will be responsible for delivering a diverse range of high quality geotechnical services for various infrastructure mandates for different sectors (government, transportation and industrial-commercial). Furthermore, the Geotechnical Engineer will participate in the business development for the company's geotechnical operations.


Reporting to the Director – Infrastructure Group and working alongside a diverse team of junior and senior engineers and technicians, the Geotechnical Engineer will be responsible for managing and contributing to a wide variety of geo-environmental mandates.


Your responsibilities

  • Manage and conduct geotechnical studies and analysis and provide recommendations on foundation designs (bearing capacity, settlements, slope stability, etc.)
  • Perform technical and administrative review of projects and maintain client relationships
  • Prepare site investigation programs
  • Lead and supervise project teams
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Prepare technical proposals
  • Participate in the business development for the company's geotechnical operations
  • Perform all other duties associated with the role

Skills / Qualifications

  • University graduate with degree in Civil or Geological Engineering; a Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering would be an asset
  • Registered with the Quebec Order of Engineers (OIQ)
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant geotechnical experience on Infrastructure projects
  • Excellent oral and written French communication skills; bilingualism an asset
  • Knowledge of geotechnical design standards
  • Competency with the MS Office suite of applications


In addition to your technical expertise and competencies, you are enthusiastic, organized, and detail oriented, you have demonstrated client liaison and business development skills and have the ability to communicate effectively and to proactively respond to time-sensitive issues, submit your application now!


We thank all candidates for applying, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.



1 According to the Indeed job site

2 According to Engineering News-Record

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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