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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Geotechnical
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is a growing engineering consulting firm, specializing in the Environment and Infrastructure Solutions business. Our team of professionals offer 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 Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Sudbury, ON.


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) and mining environmental projects (tailings dams, water management system, waste rock, open pit etc.) Furthermore, the Geotechnical Engineer will participate in the business development for the company's geotechnical operations.


Key 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
  • Eligibility as a Registered Professional P.ENG or APGO
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant geotechnical experience on Infrastructure projects and/or Mining projects
  • Knowledge of geotechnical design standards
  • Competency with the MS Office suite of applications
  • Ability to travel, domestic and international travel 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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