Senior Geotechnical Engineer


Senior Geotechnical Engineer – ( 230004IZ )


At our core, we’re a neighborhood. Collectively, we train inventive thought, growing engineering and designs as particular person because the individuals and tasks that we contact. From approval and allowing to design, building and closure, we put the targets of our purchasers and their communities on the middle of all the things that we create. Be part of us as we help mining corporations in getting mined supplies to communities across the globe.

Your Alternative

Stantec is searching for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to hitch our Mining, Minerals and Metals apply in our Vancouver, BC or Calgary, AB workplaces. This place will work collaboratively with different Stantec workplaces throughout Canada, america, South America and Australia, to help the service wants of our purchasers on native and worldwide tasks, totally on metallic, coal and huge oil sands mining tasks.

The main target of the place might be to have interaction our extremely expert group of engineers and scientists within the technical planning, design, and execution of quite a lot of tasks in soils and bedrock environments, inside a number of of our core areas of experience as follows:

  • Tailing Storage Amenities (TSF)

    • Conventional, thickened, paste, and filtered (dry stack) applied sciences
    • Engineer of Document (EoR) providers
    • Dam security and administration providers
  • Pitwall engineering

  • Waste Storage Amenities (WSF)

  • Civil foundations and infrastructure design

  • Closure and reclamation

  • Discipline investigations and laboratory testing

  • Geotechnical instrumentation and efficiency monitoring

This place has robust emphasis on communication and interplay with Stantec’s technical, skilled and administration personnel and purchasers. Whereas the preliminary main focus might be on mining tasks managed out of the Vancouver or Calgary workplaces, it’s anticipated that the candidate could have alternatives with mining groups in different workplaces.

Your Key Tasks

The Senior Geotechnical Engineer is accountable for offering a lead technical position and should have a powerful technical background in geotechnical and civil engineering with information of design, building and closure practices for mining services, in quite a lot of climatic and seismic areas of Canada and the world.

The position will encounter various levels of technical oversight by purchasers and/or regulatory businesses. As a frontrunner within the Stantec group it’s anticipated that the Senior Geotechnical Engineer could have an excellent enterprise consciousness and acumen. The particular person might want to possess a reliable understanding of mission/program administration fundamentals and have a agency understanding of the connection between technical supply, mission scope, prices, and schedule.

This place may even collaborate different key technical apply disciplines past civil/geotechnical within the profitable supply of complicated, multi-disciplinary tasks. These embrace however will not be restricted to geology, hydrogeology, water administration, environmental practices/allowing, course of design, mining, and pumping/piping amongst others.

Different tasks and important job duties embrace, however will not be restricted to the next:

  • Lead the planning and completion of geotechnical web site investigations. This may increasingly embrace instrumentation, logging, sampling, and discipline testing.

  • Lead the set up, monitoring and interpretation of information from geotechnical instrumentation.

  • Lead analyses and design of complicated earth constructions.

  • Assist mine and tailings planning teams within the improvement and design of enormous mining and closure tasks.

  • Lead the preparation of technical design paperwork.

  • Lead the event of technical drawings, figures and fashions.

  • Lead the preparation of mission technical proposals.

  • Present peer/senior evaluate of technical deliverables and designs.

  • Adjust to and actively take part in Stantec and shopper security applications.

  • Lead work according to Stantec Core Values and in accordance with the Stantec High quality, Security & Surroundings Methods and Undertaking High quality Procedures.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Important and versatile considering to supply tailor-made, sensible options to our purchasers with a sound technical base, contemplating the time and recourses obtainable.

  • Expertise in some or all of our core geotechnical areas of experience famous above.

  • Demonstrated means to guide or mentor a group of engineering professionals in numerous levels of profession improvement.

  • Understanding of mining operations and mine waste administration, geotechnical materials characterization (significantly mined supplies), slope stability, deformation analyses, liquefaction potential, seismic hazard assessments, seepage and basis traits of dams/tailing storage services.

  • Possess robust problem-solving expertise and skill to make well timed selections or lead and develop others to take action.

  • Skill to speak clearly and successfully in English (each written and oral). Proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese or French is an asset.

  • Confirmed means to work in an expert group setting with a range of cultures, gender, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, age, and so on.

  • Expertise in a consulting engineering setting at a senior technical administration degree.

  • Working information of the Microsoft Workplace suite of applications and CAD programs.

  • Technical experience in specialised geotechnical software program (e.g. GeoStudio, Rocsience, and so on.).

  • Work expertise in mining or useful resource industries is an asset.

  • Skill to conduct work in a protected method sustaining a excessive diploma of situational consciousness.

  • Open thoughts and bias self-awareness to take part within the adaptation and implementation of latest expertise initiatives to advance our technical apply.

Training and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s, Grasp’s or PhD’s diploma in geotechnical, geological, or civil or mining engineering.

  • 10 years trade or consulting expertise.

  • Legitimate Class 5 Driver’s License and passable Driver’s Summary, per Stantec’s Secure Driving Coverage.

  • P.Eng. registered or eligible for registration with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) or Alberta Skilled Engineers Geoscientists Affiliation (APEGA) is an asset.

  • Membership {of professional} our bodies associated to geotechnical engineering, tailing/water dams, and worldwide mining is an asset.

This place might have further qualification necessities relying on work assignments. Extra {qualifications} might be outlined in Undertaking Particular Well being, Security and Surroundings (HSE) Plans.

This description isn’t a complete itemizing of actions, duties or tasks that could be required of the worker and different duties, tasks and actions could also be assigned or could also be modified at any time with or with out discover.

Stantec is a spot the place one of the best and brightest come to construct on one another’s skills, do thrilling work, and make an influence on the world round us. Be part of us and redefine your private greatest.

Advantages Abstract: Common full-time and part-time workers could have entry to well being, dental, and imaginative and prescient plans, a well-being program, well being care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement financial savings plan, worker inventory buy program, group tax-free financial savings account, life and unintentional demise & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage, short-term/long-term incapacity plans, emergency journey advantages, tuition reimbursement, skilled membership payment protection, and paid day without work.

Short-term/informal workers could have entry to group registered retirement financial savings plan, worker inventory buy program, and group tax-free financial savings account.

The advantages info listed above might not apply to union positions as a result of advantages for such positions are ruled by relevant collective bargaining agreements.

Major Location : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Different Places : Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Work Places :

Vancouver BC

Group : BC-1695 Mining-CA Canada

Worker Standing : Common

Job Stage : Particular person Contributor

Journey : Sure, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 15, 2023, 9:42:38 AM

Req ID: 230004IZ

Stantec supplies equal employment alternatives to all certified workers and candidates for future and present employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, coloration, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, marital standing, genetic info, incapacity, protected veteran standing, sexual orientation, gender identification or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in selections regarding recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe advantages, job coaching, terminations or another situation of employment. Stantec is in compliance with native, state and federal legal guidelines and laws and ensures equitable alternatives in all facets of employment. EEO together with Incapacity/Protected Veterans

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