Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

Worley - Calgary, AB (7 months ago)

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Company : Advisian
Primary Location
: CAN-AB-Calgary
: Geomatics
: Full-time
Employment Type : Staff
Job Level : Apprenticeship
Job Posting
: Jan 3, 2020
Unposting Date
: Feb 2, 2020
Reporting Manager Title : Manager

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer
Advisian, Worley Group
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Advisian is the independent consulting business line of Worley providing solutions for clients in the Hydrocarbons, Minerals & Metals, Chemicals and Infrastructure industries. We have combined the deep technical consulting capabilities of Worley Consulting, Select and INTECSEA with our existing strategy and management consulting expertise. As part of one of the world’s largest engineering firms, we continue to push boundaries and extend our capabilities globally. Worley is a company that prides itself on providing safe and high-quality services that exceed our customer’s expectations, which is why we manage some of the world's leading projects. Our aim is to recruit, develop, and most importantly, retain the people who share our vision and strategy.

Advisian Geotechnical Division
The Geotechnical Engineering Practice in our Americas region, comprises of 45+ engineering professionals with a broad range of technical skills and experience. Currently these professionals are engaged on a number of challenging technical projects. Current projects being executed by this team include large diameter pipelines, LNG facilities, industrial processing plants, oil sands developments, moderate through significant dam structures, pipeline integrity geohazard assessments and marine terminals.

Geotechnical Engineering Practice forms an important part of Advisian America’s Geoscience practice which comprises over one hundred geotechnical, geological and geophysical professionals throughout North, Central and South America. Combined, these professionals execute projects of varying size and complexity across the Americas and internationally.
Unplanned changes in response to unexpected site conditions can represent one of the most significant cost and schedule risks to our clients’ developments. For successful project completion, clients need to understand the site conditions of their developments and the associated risks. Our geotechnical consultants offer a unique combination of extensive global resources and world-recognized geotechnical expertise to mitigate the unique challenges faced by our clients.

Total lifecycle expertise

Advisian’s expertise spans across the full project lifecycle through feasibility, design, construction, and operations. This allows us to recognize opportunities and risks early, and influence early phase decision-making to optimize the geotechnical outcome.

Integrated approach
Through integrated teams we provide clients with a single interface that delivers efficiency and clarity of accountability within the technical (engineering and geotechnical) team. Teams from various disciplines allow for everyday face-to-face interaction, effective communication, quick decision-making, and sharing of ideas as we strive for efficiency and innovation.

Unrivalled industry knowledge
Our consultants are involved in the most diverse projects globally, and possess unrivaled industry knowledge and experience across key areas such as onshore, nearshore, and offshore site characterization; geotechnical engineering; management of tailings; design of roads, railway, tunnels, ports, and pipelines, and advanced numerical analysis.

Our services include:
Marine and coastal consulting
Facility development
Dam Safety Auditing and Engineering

Whom you would work with;
Our Geotechnical Engineering Practice seeks someone with strong business development, technical and communication skills and who is eager to work with a group of dynamic individuals and contribute to the growth of our practice. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact on a wide array of geosciences projects, and work collaboratively with multiple technical and advisory disciplines.

What we expect of you;
Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Provide mentoring, coaching and identify career and practice development opportunities to junior and intermediate staff
Monitor and advise the Managing Consultants of the state of team/discipline systems to ensure that Advisian remains competitive and up to date
Participate actively and effectively in business development such as presentations, negotiations, proposal preparation/writing etc.
Coordinate with the Practice Lead, Managing Consultants and other team members to ensure staffing levels are adequate for project needs
Promote a culture of zero harm within the team and associated business
Ensure quality and consistency in Geotechnical Engineering Practice deliverables on projects
Provide project management and geotechnical engineering knowledge on projects and pursuits, including geological site reconnaissance, geotechnical site characterization (including overburden drilling and rock coring), geotechnical analysis (including slope stability, seepage, dynamic responses, trenchability, ground improvement, deep foundations, etc.), laboratory analysis, geotechnical engineering design, geotechnical owner’s engineering and geotechnical QA/QC inspection, testing and reporting
Geotechnical engineering recommendations regarding, but not limited to, seismic analysis, soil mechanics, soil and rock engineering parameters, deep and shallow foundations, frost issues, soil dynamic parameters and site development
Prepare report and proposals, attend and lead client meetings, and deliver client and industry facing project overviews and presentations
Work as part of an integrated delivery team within our business, comprising of other engineering disciplines, professional environmental scientists, project delivery and project support staff on existing and new Advisian/Worley projects.

What you bring to the team
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution plus appropriate continuing education in civil/geotechnical engineering, or equivalent
Registered (or approaching registration) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with APEGA
Over Five years (5) years of related experience practicing civil and/or geotechnical, engineering on large scale and/or complex projects
Professional experience in industries such as upstream/downstream oil and gas, industrial development, and mining, oil sands developments, marine structures, linear development (including road, rail, power and pipeline)
Ability to present technical information, both written and verbally, in a concise and professional manner
A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Demonstrated history of effective client engagement, relationships and management
Experience in preparing proposals and developing engineering and capital cost estimates
Demonstrated capability to conduct and supervise geotechnical engineering through field investigations to design, and train, mentor and develop junior and intermediate staff
Strong level of commercial acumen, including cash collection, workshare, change management and contract review and management
Self-starter, flexible team player, willing and able to work on a wide variety of tasks and to coordinate staff
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree from an accredited institution plus appropriate continuing education in civil/geotechnical engineering, or equivalent
Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) within the continental Unites States of America
8 years of related experience practicing civil and/or geotechnical, engineering on large scale and/or complex projects
Familiarity with large industrial site selection and development, marine structure design, dredging and/or major site investigation and field trails planning
Northern climate engineering skills and experience;
Working knowledge of industry standard business support systems, i.e. project planning packages, cost management systems, ISO9001 quality management systems
Supervisory, project management and project commercial management experience

Advisian (part of the WorleyParsons Group) offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within Canada and overseas.

We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviours, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Advisian (part of the WorleyParsons