Stantec System

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

1 month ago(12/7/2017 10:34 AM)
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Geotechnical Engineering

Your Opportunity

Build the foundation for a lasting and successful career in geotechnical engineering by joining  a good team. From field exploration and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical structures, our team does work that’s rock solid. We perform geotechnical studies to solve pressing infrastructure and construction rehabilitation issues. Sometimes, we break new ground with our ideas. Other times, we’re bringing stability to a project. We push the boundaries as leaders and experts in our field and encourage our fellow team members to do the same. Join our team today!

Your Duties

As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on engineering and geotechnical projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. Working in our Winnipeg, Manitoba office, you will be responsible for developing cost effective, practical geotechnical engineering designs and construction solutions for our clients.  


This is an immediate opening for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with strong relationships in the public sector (i.e. local municipal, federal, and provincial government; Manitoba Hydro; and other rural municipalities). In addition to experience creating and maintaining connections that will generate revenue, this individual will also possess strong technical design, communication, and organizational skills to manage projects and act as a technical resource for the team.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships within the Manitoba region
  • Identify and lead project opportunities and pursuits
  • Manage geotechnical projects, maintaining quality, and implementing improvements
  • Work on a variety of small to large projects spanning from transportation, residential, commercial, and industrial developments as well as linear corridors and geohazard work
  • Provide senior technical review of geotechnical reports
  • Mentor, coach, and train less experienced professionals as required, encouraging growth and succession within the team

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from a Canadian accredited university; post graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering would be an asset
  • Professional Engineer in good standing with APEGM, or eligible for registration.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in geotechnical engineering primarily in Manitoba or Western Canada; consulting experience is an asset
  • Strong foundation design skills with an emphasis of design and construction of bridge foundations and bridge/highway embankments
  • Demonstrated business acumen and strong client management experience including experience developing new and sustaining existing client relationships
  • Understanding of multi-disciplinary design teams with experience of collaborating across projects
  • Experience in the northern region considered an asset
  • Innovative self-starter who enjoys working in a team environment

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