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Stantec Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer in OTTAWA, Ontario

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer - ( 240001B9 )


Build the foundation for a lasting and successful career in geotechnical engineering by starting with a good team. When we say that we’re full-service, we mean it. You’ll find us in the office, on site and in the lab. We work indoors and out, above and below ground, over and under water, across projects large and small. From field exploration and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical structures, our team does work that’s rock solid. Join our team today!

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Ottawa office!

This position offers the opportunity to work on engineering and geotechnical projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. In this role you will be responsible for developing cost effective, practical geotechnical engineering designs and construction solutions for our clients. This immediate need requires the applicant to have strong technical design skills with the communication and organizational skills to manage projects and act as a technical resource for the team.

This is an intermediate-level position based primarily in the office with expectations to conduct field visits and assist with field programs as required. Our people are our most valuable asset. The Developing Professionals Group (DPG) has been developed to give employees who the chance to develop both technically and professionally; to meet their colleagues and really be part of our global organization.

The DPG actively works to combine the energy and innovative minds of our developing professionals (DPs) with the wisdom and experience of our company leadership. Since its inception, the group has grown into a global network with members in all corners of the world. The DPG is a truly international network that, in addition to planning regional and local activities, really gives a voice to our DPs.

We welcome you to Find your People in this internal network of bright minds and engaged colleagues!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Working on a variety of small to large projects spanning from transportation, residential, commercial, and industrial developments.

  • Supervising field staff working on field work and testing which may include borehole drilling, test pit supervision, construction site review, rock anchor testing, and slope stability assessments (rock and soil)

  • Installation and operation of instrumentation including piezometers, inclinometers and other geotechnical instruments.

  • Management of geotechnical investigations, including field coordination with subcontractors, preparation of laboratory testing schedule, documentation of the results, and budget management.

  • Engineering design and assessment of geological and/or geotechnical systems involving foundation design, slope stability and settlement analysis, soil improvement, and others.

  • Developing project scopes, budgets, staffing, and schedules for proposal preparation .

  • Prepare and write proposals and technical reports and memorandums.

  • Preparation and coordination of project specifications and construction documents.

  • Client management and interaction with clients.

  • Other general field and office related duties as required.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A self-starter who enjoys working in a team environment.

  • Strong technical skill set. Experience with rock mechanics, mining, tunnelling, and numerical modelling are considered assets.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • A high level of proficiency with current geotechnical software applications;

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Bi-lingual communication skills are considered an asset.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Civil/Geological Engineering from a recognized university. Post-graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in geotechnical engineering is required.

  • Professional Engineer in good standing with provincial association or the ability to obtain the professional designation.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work, when required, may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Ottawa

Organization : BC-1216 EnvSvcs-CA GeoTech East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 22, 2024, 1:32:08 PM

Req ID: 240001B9

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans