Senior Geotechnical Foundations Specialist

Location: Saskatoon SK Posted Date: August 1, 2019
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Employer Job Id: R-031033 Careermine Job Id: 1792410
Job Description

While SNC-Lavalin would like to thank all those that apply, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Reporting to the Director, Geoscience & Materials, the Senior Geotechnical Foundation Specialist holds a senior technical and business development role in support of a wide variety of projects across our western Canadian offices. The position will be based from Saskatoon, Regina, Calgary or Edmonton.

  • University degree or diploma in a related discipline (i.e. geoscience or civil engineering, etc.); a post-graduate degree would be considered an asset
  • Minimum of 10-15 years relevant experience in a consulting environment with a strong focus on foundation design;
  • Currently registered or eligible to register as a member of APEGA/APEGS;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet established deadlines;
  • Effective interpersonal skills, a strong client-service focus and the ability to work in a team environment are essential;
  • Strong business development skills;
  • Experience using specialized equipment and foundation software (e.g. Lpile, GRL-WEAP, RSPile, Settle 3D or equivalent);
  • Strong report writing and verbal communication skills in the English language; and
  • Valid driver’s licence.

Experience in the following areas would be an asset:
  • Foundation Design;
  • Slope Stability, mitigation design and monitoring;
  • Infrastructure design;
  • Retaining wall design;
  • Mining geotechnical engineering;
  • Tailings engineering;
  • Materials laboratory testing interpretation;
  • Site Investigation- drilling.

Job Duties:
  • Acting as the Senior Geotechnical Engineer and Reviewer on all foundation related projects;
  • Assist in the development and growth of the technical capabilities for the Prairies Geotechnical team in foundation design;
  • Develop and maintain client relationships;
  • Support the development of the Environment & Geoscience business by developing relationships with existing and future client contacts, attending meetings, and supporting BD initiatives;
  • Preparation and review of proposals;
  • Provision of practical and economic solutions to clients;
  • Preparation and review of technical reports associated with the project scope of work;
  • Ensuring technical quality of work including review of client deliverables (proposals, reports and mapping);
  • Provide guidance, training and direction to junior and intermediate staff to ensure the completion of the project scope of work.

Our commitment to excellence extents do our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits including a generous retirement program and an employee Share Ownership Plan, in-house training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and professionals.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or and other characteristics protected by law.

Local Candidates will be preferred, and no relocation package will be offered.

Worker TypeEmployee

Job TypeRegular

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