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Senior Geotechnical Engineer who will lead our team, collaborating with other subject matter experts to consult with clients; perform examinations, testing, and analysis; and prepare engineering reports and findings in a clear, concise, efficient and professional manner.

Role responsibilities:

Provide technical leadership and resource co-ordination in geotechnical-related investigations, projects, and tasks.

  • Conduct and guide engineering analyses and design for residential, commercial, infrastructural, and industrial projects, including foundation design, earth retention design, seismic analysis and design of geotechnical structures, slope stabilization and remediation.

  • Schedule, assign and prioritize projects and project tasks for junior and intermediate team members

  • Participate in business development, as well as the promotion of advancing market growth opportunities

  • Participate as a geotechnical expert in multidisciplinary investigations with experts of other disciplines (structural, transportation, environmental etc.).

  • Perform site examinations relating to loss/failure

  • Review plans and specifications to determine whether they meet relevant guidelines, codes, and other regulations

  • Prepare field investigation plans including intrusive and non-intrusive investigation methods. Supervise drilling and field testing (CPT, SPT etc.), identify and classify soils and prepare borehole logs, determine geotechnical properties from field and laboratory tests.

  • Perform engineering calculations and numerical analyses (back-analyses) to identify causes and contributing factors to failures,

  • Perform construction risk assessments including review of design specifications and drawings, construction methods and schedules and construction monitoring.

  • Prepare technical reports based upon sound investigations and analysis

  • Manage projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports on time and within budget

  • Manage a team of six project mangers and technicians and monitor scheduling of site visits.


Geotechnical Engineering Degree – PEO designation

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience (post-degree) working in a consulting engineering environment.

  • Experience in geotechnical field investigations and testing and in laboratory testing methods.

  • Experience with hydrogeological and slope stability engineering.

  • A sound base in the application of geotechnical engineering to problem solving

  • Available for travelling to investigation sites in remote locations

  • Excellent technical writing skills are a must

  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients

  • Good presentation skills are an asset

    • Proficient in geotechnical numerical analyses with FEM or commercial software packages (slope stability, pile foundation, shoring, settlements etc.)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


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