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Junior/Intermediate Geotechnical Technician/Technologist
Stantec Consulting Inc.
Job Location: St. John's

Job ID: 2014-18687
# of Openings Remaining: 1
Location: CA-NL-St. John's
Experience (Years): 1
Discipline: Geotechnical Engineering

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Your Opportunity:

Stantec’s Geotechnical Engineering group provides comprehensive geotechnical services to our clients, ranging from field explorations and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical structures. This is where great people and great ideas truly make a difference. Our structure cultivates career growth and provides opportunities as unique as you are.

Stantec is seeking a junior/intermediate Geotechnical Technician/Technologist to join our team at the St. John's, Newfoundland office.

Your Duties:

You will work with a team of engineers and technologists/technicians performing general geotechnical responsibilities. Duties consist of both field and laboratory work and will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Carry out field related tasks such as: test pitting and drilling supervision, pile inspection, anchor testing, construction QA/QC, and compaction monitoring
  • Carry out standard laboratory tests related to soils and materials testing
  • Carry out compaction testing using the nuclear densometer
  • Operate computerized and digital testing equipment
  • Ensure field equipment is maintained in good condition
  • Prepare detailed field reports
  • Work out of town for short periods at a time (typically 2 to 3 week rotations)
  • Interact routinely with Contractors and Geotechnical Engineers
  • Assist with preparation of geotechnical reports and proposals

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Energetic team player with a commitment to superior client service
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent is preferred
  • Previous experience is preferred; however, recent graduates in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or undergraduates with at least one year in a Civil Engineering Diploma program are also encouraged to apply
  • Strong understanding of construction practices and earthworks
  • Ability to operate, maintain and calibrate field equipment and ensure that quality records and documentation are completed
  • Experience and knowledge of Health and Safety matters
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills; capable of working independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Valid Canadian driver’s license and personal vehicle


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