Geotechnical Engineer – Entry Level
The person in this position will work on multidiscipline project teams providing geotechnical engineering support for research projects and practical applications dealing with the mining industry, including the oil sands industry. Work tasks will include managing and performing investigations, in-situ testing, laboratory studies, and geotechnical computer modeling and overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing. Tasks may also include performing common geotechnical analyses such as those for slope stability, seepage, evaluation of bearing capacity, settlement, and deep foundations as well as preparing plans and specifications, writing reports, and estimating project costs. Fieldwork for the position will be comprised of activities including construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, surveying, materials testing, and assistance with management of project scope, schedule, and budget compliance. The position will require interfacing and collaborating with geotechnical engineers in other Barr offices and with our clients.
This position will require out-of-town work assignments, initially primarily consisting of travel within Canada and between Canada and the United States to support project teams.
NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may occasionally involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in a medical surveillance program is required. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. of weight.
Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors, that are not specifically listed.
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