Geotechnical Engineer in Training

Website Stantec

Job Description:

As a Geotechnical Engineer/Geologist in Training, you will be a member of a multidisciplinary team working in energy and resources, primarily on metal, coal and large oil sands mining projects. Work will include various stages in the project life cycle, from exploration and site investigations, through conceptual design, construction, closure and reclamation. Our geotechnical project work typically involves design and evaluation of pit walls, mine rock and tailings storage facilities, and surface water impoundments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Comply with and actively participate in Stantec and client safety programs.
  • Install, monitor and provide preliminary interpretation of data from geotechnical instrumentation.
  • Support mine and tailings planning groups in the development and design of large mining and closure projects.
  • Participate in the planning and completion of geotechnical site investigations. This may include instrumentation, logging, sampling, and field testing.
  • Assist in the preparation of project proposals under direct supervision.
  • Generate and/or update technical drawings, figures and models.
  • Assist in the preparation of technical design documents under direct supervision.
  • Participate in the analyses and design of earth structures, including mine pit slopes, waste disposal areas, and tailings dams.

Job Requirements:

  • Work experience in mining or resource industries is an asset.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and satisfactory Driver’s Abstract, per Stantec’s Safe Driving Policy.
  • EIT registered with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) or Alberta Professional Engineers
  • Geoscientists Association (APEGA).
  • Ability to conduct work in a safe manner maintaining a high degree of situational awareness.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs, ACAD systems, ArcGIS and GeoStudio (or equivalent) suite of programs. Knowledge of MinePlan is an asset.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English (both written and oral communication). Proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in geotechnical, geological, civil or mining engineering.
  • Preferred minimum of 2 years industry or consulting experience. Co-op or Intern experience is applicable.

Job Details:

Company: Stantec

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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