Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

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We are currently seeking a highly motivated, experienced and entrepreneurial individual to join our team as an Intermediate Geotechnial Engineer (P.Eng.) based out of our office in Calgary, Alberta.

The primary role will be to deliver geotechnical and environmental engineering projects under the guidance of Professional Engineers. This position is responsible for using standard engineering methods and techniques in carrying out technical tasks requiring accuracy in calculations, completeness of data and adherence to prescribed testing analysis, design or computational methods.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in pipeline construction.

Engineers at Terracon are empowered to exceed client expectations.  They are responsible for using their education, experience and passion for engineering to plan, design, investigate, analyze, report and provide recommendations on a number of exciting projects. Terracon Engineers take ownership over project execution and financial performance.  This includes the prudent monitoring and evaluation of project milestones and costs.  They must develop a rapport with new and existing clients by effectively communicating the superior service and results that our teams provide.

This position has a combination work schedule of rotational shifts (2 weeks on, 2 weeks off), and in office work based in Calgary, AB. Additional travel may be required to other project sites in Alberta and Western Canada.

What You’ll be Doing

  • Planning, participating in, and managing geotechnical projects including coordination, preparation of cost estimates, tender submissions, technical documentation, client reports, monitoring project progress, project scheduling/resourcing and meeting deadlines and budgets.
  • Providing technical support for construction projects.
  • Preparation of technical and financial proposals.
  • Training and mentoring junior staff.
  • Assistance with the development and compliance of QA/QC policies for technical work (field, lab).
  • Preparation of technical reports and engineering calculations. Capable of using geotechnical engineering software (A-Pile, Group-Pile, GeoStudio, etc.).
  • Experience with pipeline construction is an asset.
  • Help build and strengthen client relationships.
  • Experience working with gINT, AutoCAD Civil 3D.

What You’ll Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering or Applied Science
  • 4-5 years’ experience; construction pipeline experience is considered an asset  
  • Must be registered with APEGA (EGBC is considered an asset)
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to write and speak compellingly on both technical and non-technical topics
  • Driver’s license with experience driving in resource development and construction settings
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment while focusing on multiple projects
  • Excellent time management skills and prioritizing ability
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to foster and help build client relationships
  • Must have demonstrated a strong commitment to safety, for themselves and their co-workers
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office, gINT and AutoCAD Civil 3D required
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Project, GeoStudio and Lpile an asset
  • This is a safety-sensitive position

Working Conditions 

  • Driving long distances may be required
  • Working outdoors in extreme winter and summer temperatures and conditions
  • Up to a maximum of 50lbs of heavy lifting is required
  • Rotational schedule including days and night shifts.
  • Schedule may require being on-call
  • Schedule may involve 12-hour shifts
  • Travel to other project sites in Alberta and Western Canada 

Terracon’s Mission, Vision, and Values 

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. is committed to achieving peerless safety and environmental benchmarks. We are responsible citizens who are driven by professional integrity and dedicated to extraordinary service. Every team member pledges to establish lasting relationships with our clients by exceeding contractual obligations, and trust through exceptional performance. We help the resource industry enhance their efficiency, accountability and environmentally friendly operations.

Why Work for Terracon?

Come work for a forward-thinking safety culture and gain a rewarding career with Terracon! You can expect to work with a wide range of well-trained, safety conscious, professional engineers and technologists on various key projects.  Working with a variety of clients, employees are trained in multiple disciplines to advance their skill set and grow in their profession. Terracon offers a company-paid benefit plan, employee incentives, RRSP savings plan, and more. Apply to learn more about your future with Terracon.

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Terracon is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our employees and clients including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities and person of any ethnic and national or socio-economic background. 

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