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

    Wood's Saskatchewan Operations are looking to hire a Saskatchewan Geotechnical Lead in either our Regina or Saskatoon offices. The Geotechnical Lead will play a key role in the continued growth of the business. Responsible for continuing to develop the geotechnical business as well as be highly involved in growing our geotechnical group and providing senior level guidance on a variety of topics including; slope stability, pile and foundation design and liner design.




    • Continue the ongoing development of our geotechnical team 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 on project related work
    • Other duties as assigned




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    In either office location, you are only hours away from a range of prairie grasslands, sand hills, wetlands, lakes, rivers, bogs and forests. Outdoors and urban enthusiasts alike will find a multitude of activities to keep themselves busy.


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    Skills / Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering; a post graduate degree is an asset
    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience and demonstrated management of projects related to geotechnical investigations and design.
    • 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 is eligible for registration) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
    • Ability to travel to sites as needed.




    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.


    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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