Overview / Responsibilities Wood Environment &Infrastructure Solutions (Amec Foster Wheeler is now part of Wood) is currently recruiting an Intermediate to Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Nanaimo, British Columbia. This is an opportunity to take the lead technical role on interesting and important projects under a variety of diverse terrain and project conditions offering accelerated responsibility and exceptional experience over what might be gained in other urban locations, along with an attractive work-life balance in an affordable community. The City of Nanaimo is located on the southeast coast of Vancouver Island, rich with both urban amenities and amazing opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, fishing and sailing to name just a few.
Key Responsibilities Lead geotechnical/geological discipline, project engineering and/or project management roles on a wide variety of mining, transportation, municipal, terrain development, resource industry, utility, and commercial/ industrial projects Manage and conduct geotechnical investigations, analysis and design assignments Preparation of technical proposals and reports Direction and training of junior geotechnical engineering staff Assist in the maintenance and development of client relationships Follow and take a pro-active role in corporate health safety and environmental programs Develop technical skills, experience and contribute to a positive team environment Provide excellent practical client service with a commitment to technical excellence Collaborate with other Wood offices and geotechnical engineering staff on projects in Western Canada
Skills / Qualifications Degree from an accredited university in Geological, Geotechnical or Civil (geotechnical option) Engineering Well organized, with a sound knowledge of the application of soil mechanics, rock mechanics, geomorphology, engineering geology, hydrogeology and interested in technical and personal advancement Currently registered or eligible for immediate registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia A minimum of 5 years of diverse, geologically oriented, geotechnical engineering experience in terrain conditions similar to or applicable to those found in British Columbia is required; 10 years or more is preferred for Senior level positions Keen interest in a variety of geotechnical/geological engineering assignments across a variety of terrain conditions and industries Strong technical and project management skills Excellent workplace safety practices Desire to provide excellent practical client service and a passion for technical excellence Must have excellent oral and written communication (English) skills Valid Driver's License Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal tactfully and effectively with team-mates Physically fit, willing and able to hike in rugged/remote terrain conditions Ability and willingness to travel frequently to a variety of project sites Knowledge of regional market, terrain/geotechnical conditions and/or a master's degree would be an asset In addition to technical expertise and competencies, you are enthusiastic, resourceful, organized, and detail oriented. You demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to communicate effectively and to proactively respond to time-sensitive issues. Excellent computer and technical writing skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasked environment are essential. You also prefer to live and work in the south coast region of British Columbia and are committed to several years of professional career development and increasing responsibility at this location.
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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.www.woodplc.com
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.
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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 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 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, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com