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WSP Canada

Geotechnical Engineer - Vancouver

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
6 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 64,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.

In Canada, our 14,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future. Our staff enjoy working to enhance the environment where they work and live. The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We're a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP, we're proud, professional and passionate people. Join us.

The Opportunity

WSP is currently seeking an Engineer - in - Training (EIT) or recent P.Eng. to join our Geotechnical team, located at our Vancouver, BC office.

In a regular day, you will:

Perform all aspects of geotechnical investigations for buildings, highways, bridges, retaining walls, slope stability, and municipal infrastructure.
Coordinate and carry out field review of construction works and material testing of geotechnical materials.
Assist senior team in preparing proposals and technical reports.
Conduct geotechnical engineering analysis.

What' you'll bring to the team:

Required
  • Post-graduate degree in Geo-Engineering discipline such as Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering.
  • Preference for experience in Geo-engineering field in Canada (not essential);
  • Eligible to be working towards registration for P.Eng status with EGBC (or has recently achieved this); and,
  • Prior experience in consulting geotechnical engineering is considered an asset.

Desirable
  • A high level of proficiency with current geotechnical software applications.
  • Unrestricted Class 5 Driver's License valid for use in the province of British Columbia.
  • Strong technical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in seismic assessment considered an asset.
  • Exceptional analytical and project management skills; and,
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, meet deadlines and cooperate with a team in various environment.

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

Compensation

Expected Salary (all locations): $53,900 - $91,700

WSPCanadais providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP:

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.
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Engineering