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Civil Engineer / Geotechnical Engineer (2247072025)





Calgary, Alberta, Canada

We are expanding our team. We have a new opportunity that is coming on-line in September 2021 with our current client, as they takeover operations of another large scale mine. We are preparing to staff up for this change in business. The opportunity will be for Geotechnical Engineers / Civil Engineers, and we are looking for a minimum of 4 candidates and possibly as many as 10 additional candidates. The positions will be working in Calgary, AB and expected start dates around September 2021. The ideal candidate will be an Intermediate Engineer professional with at least 5 years of professional experience, with preference given to those with experience in the Oil & Gas industry (specifically with Oil Sands Mining experience). This position is based in Calgary, AB., (work is expected to be from a downtown office, with options to work from home part-time), and will be working directly with our team of mining professionals. The candidate will have experience with mine waste and tailings design; understanding of soil mechanics and rock mechanics; slope stability analysis; seepage analysis; design of large scale construction features for mining sites (tailings dam and containment structures; roads and pipelines; waste storage; ore stockpiles; reclamation); proficient in mining software (including MineScape; MineSight; AutoCAD; Geo-Slope); data analysis; communication skills; and report writing ability. Our client is a major oil & gas company and the successful candidate will be working on a team that assists the Geotechnical Engineering manager on various projects. This opportunity will offer exceptional learning opportunity as well as opportunity for advancement. Many of our past employees have since moved into fulltime roles with our client. Major Responsibilities · Provide geotechnical engineering support to mine waste and tailings management projects · Carry out engineering data analyses and design work for projects at stages ranging from scoping to detailed engineering and construction · Possibly some travel to mine sites to carry out geotechnical investigations, instrument installation, and construction quality assurance for dams · Assist with planning and supervising geotechnical subsurface investigations · Assist with writing geotechnical reports and technical communications; · Provide support to senior geotechnical engineer / geotechnical manager Qualifications and Experience · Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (geotechnical, civil or a related field) Registered as a Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) · minimum of 4 years of experience (preference given to Oil & Gas [Oil Sands] experience in large civil earthworks construction mining related projects, which include: field construction, performance monitoring, construction quality assurance, inspection and testing) · Perform field and environmental investigations for Gas or Oil exploration and construction development projects · Proficient in engineering software (Geo-Slope; MineScape; AutoCAD; Microsoft Office) · Skilled in data interpretation; analysis and correlation · Ability to work independently as well as in a small team setting; and foster effective working relationships with their peers · Previous experience in Oil Sands operations will be an asset. Additional Information: · Only candidates who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered. · Registration with APEGA is a condition of employment · This position will require successful completion of background reference checks as well as education and credentials verification By applying for this position, you consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of the personal information provided during the application and selection process.