Geotechnical Engineer

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. Calgary, Alberta $1.00 per year


Geotechnical Engineer

Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. – an employee owned, Alberta based company, has a supportive environment that enables individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We have high-performing teams that are using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in geotechnical, geoscience, environmental and field services.

The successful candidate will promote our geotechnical engineering teams with clients in different areas such as infrastructure, mining, oil & gas industries – to name a few.  This role will be a mix of field and corporate engineering - travel is required. 

Summary of Responsibilities:

·       Working as part of an interdisciplinary team to execute geotechnical projects

·       Preparing technical reports, project scheduling & resourcing, meeting project deadlines and budgets

·       Involvement in business development activities and participating in bidding process & proposal writing

·       Establishing, developing, promoting, and maintaining excellent relationships with clients

·       Leading the geotechnical field investigations, piling testing and construction QA/QC

·       Be involved in multi-discipline projects in the areas of geotechnical design for foundations, retaining & shoring systems, mining facilities, slope stabilization, roads, and other linear infrastructures

·       Fostering a culture of safe work practices

What We’re Looking For

·       Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering

·       Minimum 10 years’ geotechnical engineering experience

·       Must be registered with APEGA or EGBC as a E.I.T.

·       Strong computer skills and familiar with several geotechnical software programs including Slope-W, Sigma-W, Seep-W, Slide, Settle-3D, L-Pile, A-Pile, Civil 3D knowledge with AutoCAD

·       Experience with pile testing (PDA, CSL and PIT) would be an asset

·       Able to write and speak compellingly on both technical & non-technical topics

·       Business Acumen along with strong communication skills

Why Join Terracon?

·       Work with a group of people who have a passion for excellence and share common values

·       The ability to make a difference every day, working alongside a wide range of dedicated engineers, geoscientists, technologists as well as a talented group of people who support the business 

·       You will have an opportunity to share your expertise and develop solutions working with various clients on interesting projects 

·       A competitive employee package including health & dental wellness plans, employee incentives, and RRSP/TFSA financial wellness plan 

Working Conditions, Schedule, and Physical Requirements

·       Legally authorized to work in Canada on an ongoing basis

·       Must have valid driver’s license, with a clean driver’s abstract

·       Must be physically able to perform field work as required. A fitness for work test will be performed before hired

·       Successfully complete a drug & alcohol test


About Terracon

Our Mission is to help ensure projects are designed, built, and maintained with the sound application of geotechnical, geoscience, environmental and safety standards so that they operate effectively and safely.  Our Vision is to be an industry leader by building best in class technical, safety, and professional standards into everything we do.  We are at our best when our collective and individual actions are guided by our SITE Values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Entrepreneurism).


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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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