Sr. Geotechnical Engineer
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WSP is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geotechnical department, located at our Kelowna, BC office. The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will play a critical role in managing technical projects and client relationships while mentoring and developing junior engineers within the Langley office. Working closely with the Geotechnical Manager, the Senior Engineer is a key component of delivering on our strategic geotechnical growth plans for the BC and Canadian business.
- Manage all aspects of geotechnical investigations for buildings, highways, bridges, retaining walls, slope stability, and municipal infrastructure;
- Coordinate and carry out field review of construction works and material testing of geotechnical materials;
- Prepare, write and review proposals and technical reports;
- Conduct and review geotechnical engineering analysis;
- Supervise and mentor technicians, junior and intermediate engineers;
- Manage project schedule and budgets;
- Assist team in developing internal and external clients along with strong Client interaction;
- Other duties as assigned/required.
- Degree in Geo-Engineering discipline such as Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering;
- Minimum 15 years of experience in Geo-engineering field in Canada (experience in BC considered an asset);
- Registered P.Eng status with APEGBC;
- Prior experience within a consulting geotechnical engineering environment is considered an asset.
- A high level of proficiency with current geotechnical software applications;
- Valid BC Driver's License;
- Strong technical, oral and written communication skills;
- Seismic assessment, soil and rock slope stability review and design, retaining wall design, foundation design, pile design, dam safety, pavement design;
- Exceptional analytical and project management skills; and,
- Ability to work independently and cooperate with a team in various environments. #LI-LP1
Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
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