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Ronan Brady

Ronan Brady

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Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

  • Listed: 16 May 2024
  • Civil/Structural Consultancy
  • British Columbia - Vancouver
Job Title: Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Company Overview:

Our client is a leading engineering consultancy based in Vancouver, specializing in providing innovative solutions across various sectors, including infrastructure, construction, and environmental projects. With a focus on sustainability and cutting-edge technology, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality engineering services to our clients.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a talented and motivated Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering geotechnical engineering solutions for a wide range of projects, contributing to the success and growth of our company.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct geotechnical investigations, including site reconnaissance, field testing, and laboratory analysis, to assess soil and rock properties for engineering design.
  • Prepare geotechnical engineering reports, including geotechnical baseline studies, slope stability analyses, and foundation design recommendations.
  • Perform numerical modeling and analysis using software such as PLAXIS, FLAC, or similar programs to evaluate complex geotechnical problems.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including civil engineers, environmental scientists, and project managers, to integrate geotechnical considerations into project designs.
  • Provide technical support during construction phases, including field inspections, monitoring, and troubleshooting of geotechnical issues.
  • Assist in business development activities, including proposal preparation, client meetings, and presentations to secure new projects.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in geotechnical engineering to enhance service offerings and maintain technical excellence.
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation or eligibility for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in geotechnical engineering consulting, with a focus on site investigations, design, and construction support.
  • Strong knowledge of geotechnical engineering principles, including soil mechanics, foundation engineering, and geotechnical analysis methods.
  • Proficiency in geotechnical software packages such as gINT, GeoStudio, or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively interact with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and deliver high-quality work under pressure.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites, as required.
Why Join Us:
  • Opportunity to work on diverse and challenging projects across various sectors.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment that promotes professional growth and development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and flexible work arrangements.
  • Commitment to sustainability and making a positive impact on the communities we serve.

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