Intermediate Engineer - Geotechnical Materials
Ontario, CA 
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Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

GHD is looking for an Intermediate Geotechnical/Materials Tech Engineer with a strong background in construction and materials engineering, and who is a motivated team player and leader to support geotechnical and construction material demands for our Whitby office, with flexible office work environment options available.

Responsibilities:
  • Project management, field investigations/assessment, engineering analysis and reporting, supervision and training of junior engineering and technical staff
  • Preparation and reviews of technical proposals and reports
  • Manage, coordinate and conduct a wide variety of site investigations and construction/materials testing and inspections related but not limited to transportation, civil municipal, commercial and residential development, resource industries, utilities, and building structures.
  • Manage project schedules and budgets, while managing and maintaining excellent client relations
  • Support business development and client maintenance through client sourcing, preparation of proposals and strategies, and qualification packages.
  • Provide recommendations to clients for materials testing results that are not in compliance with specifications and provide recommendations for clients to bring work into compliance with the specifications.
  • To provide expertise and support for geotechnical and construction materials aspects of projects throughout the design, tendering, and construction stages including:
  • foundations (structures including buildings, bridges, embankments, etc., small to large scale), all foundation types (shallow and deep), and ground improvements
  • settlement analyses
  • engineered fills
  • slope stability and embankment assessments
  • dams and ponds
  • shoring
  • trenching
  • tunneling
  • construction groundwater control/dewatering requirements (including construction EASRs and PTTWs)
  • land use planning and feasibility assessments
  • management of excess soil movement and disposal based on geo-environmental testing
  • field sampling and testing of aggregate, concrete and asphalt materials
  • competent experience and understanding of nuclear densometer based compaction testing
  • knowledge and experience in dealing with geotechnical construction materials including soils, aggregates, concrete and asphalt in a construction project setting
  • experience in troubleshooting geotechnical issues related to earthwork construction and ability to provide solutions in a construction environment
Skills and Qualifications:
  • University graduate with degree in geotechnical, geological or civil (geotechnical) engineering
  • Possess PEO registration (P.Eng. license)
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in geo-engineering field and consulting engineering in Ontario .
  • Experience in geo / environmental, construction engineering, and materials engineering is an asset
  • Ability to lead and cooperate with a team in various environments, as well as work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical/technical, project management and report writing skills
  • Experience with current geotechnical software applications including GeoStudio (Slope/W, etc.)
  • Desire to provide excellent practical client service and a commitment to technical excellence
  • Must be well organized, have the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time, deliver on time and on budget
  • In addition to demonstrated supervisory and project management experience knowledge of regional markets, agencies, and local terrain / geotechnical conditions
  • valid Ontario Driver's License (G)
  • Ability and willingness to be mobile and travel for work when and as needed.

As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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Job Summary
Company
GHD
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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