Stantec System

Geotechnical Engineer in Training (Casual Contract)

4 days ago(1/12/2018 9:20 AM)
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Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

Build the foundation for a lasting and successful career in geotechnical engineering by starting with 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!


 As a Geotechnical Engineer-in-Training you will have the opportunity to work on engineering and geotechnical projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. Working in our Edmonton, Alberta office on a casual as needed basis to support the varying workload in this group.


There may be an opportunity for this position to convert to a full-time role if work volumes warrant it and the incumbent is successful in completing their initial probationary period.

Your Duties

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

  • Conducting materials testing and inspection services during construction
  • Assisting senior staff with the completion of geotechnical investigations which will include both field and office based work
  • Developing technical skills by assisting the senior staff with various geotechnical analyses
  • Assisting senior staff with the preparation of technical proposals and reports

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and will excel under minimal supervision and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.  You should possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from a recognized university.  A post-graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering would be an asset.
  • Co-op terms or previous experience in geotechnical related work such as site investigations, design of deep and shallow foundations, slope stability and on-site review of construction activities is preferred.
  • Valid Alberta Driver’s Licence; must be willing to provide a driver’s abstract for review.
  • Registration with APEGA or eligibility to be registered as an EIT is preferred.

This posting closes on January 30, 2018.

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