Facebook pixel

Senior Resident Geotechnical Engineer
Posted on 6/7/2022
Fort St John, BC, Canada • Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
  • This position is camp based, working two weeks on site and one week off shift, with the possibility of night shift rotations
  • Travel is covered from your home location to site
  • A valid Class 5 Drivers License in Good Standing is a condition of employment
  • A mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol test is a condition of employment
  • Holds a recognized bachelor's degree in Geological or Civil engineering with a post graduate degree in Geotechnical engineering
  • Be registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with EGBC
  • Proven experience in hydroelectrical or mining heavy-civil construction projects would be advantageous
  • At least 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience in some of the following areas:
  • Supervision of fill placement including interpretation of routine field and laboratory test results
  • Installation of geotechnical instrumentation including piezometers, inclinometers and extensometers
  • Investigations and studies for construction or rehabilitation of dams
  • Design of dams (stability analysis, embankment design, foundation preparation and treatment, etc.)
  • Dam safety reviews in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Ability to read and interpret design drawings and specifications
  • Review Contractor submittals and provide comments
  • Experience in leading and mentoring students and junior staff
  • Ability to prepare technical reports, memos, and presentations
  • Strong written and verbal English communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Ability to work 10 or more hours a day for 14 consecutive days
Company mission
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including clean power, mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, and infrastructure.