Geotechnical Engineer

Winnipeg, MB

Job Description
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions Winnipeg’s office is seeking an Intermediate to Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team Winnipeg and support strong growth in our Manitoba operations.

Key Responsibilities

Conduct all types of geotechnical and geo-environmental projects, including organizing field investigations, interpreting results, making engineering decisions and judgments and writing technical reports

Manage projects of various sizes, including mentoring and supporting junior staff

Undertake analysis and modeling of geotechnical designs

Expected types of projects are: slope stability projects (local and regional), mining projects (closure, tailings dams), foundation investigations, construction oversight, project management, etc.

Liaise with other offices to provide growth opportunities and gain additional mentoring and assistance from senior staff. In this regard, there will be opportunities to work with other offices, where assistance is required and where the local work load permits

Write proposals and liaise with clients as required

Work with and assist the materials testing department where geotechnical engineering assistance is required

Undertake self-development through training or course attendance

Preparation of technical reports to a high standard

Supervision and coordination of field programs

Skills / Qualifications

University graduate with a degree in civil (geotechnical). A Master’s degree would be an asset

Eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba

Practical engineering experience relevant to a variety of projects. Consulting experience within Canada is preferred

Strong written and oral communication (English) skills

Valid Driver’s License

Desire to provide excellent practical client service and a commitment to technical excellence

Strong leadership skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.