Stantec System

Geotechnical Engineer

Location CA-SK-Saskatoon | CA-SK-Regina
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/7/2018 12:22 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!


Our Saskatchewan offices have an exciting opportunity for a confident, self-starter, looking to make a significant career move.  Stantec is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to grow our geotechnical practice in Saskatchewan. The successful candidate will join our multi-disciplinary team in either our Saskatoon or Regina office. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on engineering and geotechnical projects in a project-team environment and contribute to the overall growth of the geotechnical business in Saskatchewan.

Your Duties

In this role, your primary responsibility will be to establish a sustainable local geotechnical practice in one of our Saskatchewan offices.  You will be responsible for identifying opportunities, pursing opportunities and delivering projects, all the while being supported by local multi-disciplinary resources and our geotechnical engineers in Manitoba and Alberta, as well as existing geotechnical staff located in various cities across western Canada.  More specifically, your tasks may include but are not necessarily limited to:


  • Conduct field work including drilling and test pit supervision along with construction site review
  • Working on a variety of small to large projects ranging from residential and commercial to industrial developments
  • Geotechnical engineering evaluation and assessment of various developments, and providing recommendations to address applicable issues, such as: foundation design, slope stability, soil improvements and others
  • Assisting with the management of geotechnical and materials testing projects
  • Preparation of proposals and technical reports
  • Assisting with the management of construction-related activities and technical field staff

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from a recognized university
  • Eligible for registration as an Engineer-in-Training or Professional Engineer with APEGS
  • Minimum five (5) years consulting experience within the Geotechnical field in Central Canada is required
  • Experience in foundation design (shallow and deep), slope stability assessment, commercial and residential development, instrumentation, and consolidation analysis essential
  • Ability to manage small- and medium-sized engineering projects
  • Must have high standards for quality of work
  • Proficiency in report preparation and review required
  • Superior client management skills required
  • Exceptional communication abilities

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