As Field Service Engineer – Remote, reporting to our Field Services Manager, you will have responsibilities within RST’s Field Services department for a specific remote project site. You will provide support to our customers in Northern British Columbia. Our Field Service group is responsible for the technical quality and accuracy of RST’s geotechnical and civil instrument installations designed to monitor the long-term performance of a new dam structure. As a key member of this team, you are customer focused, team oriented, organized, detail oriented, entrepreneurial, technically competent and a self-starter. This role is Fly-In/Fly-Out – 15 days in/6 days out.
Preparation of installation procedures and execution plans for the installation of geotechnical instruments to monitor geotechnical conditions of surface and underground facilities.
Carry out function testing of geotechnical instruments and data acquisition equipment prior to field deployment.
Provide technical supervision of drilling, excavation and other construction activities related to the installation, monitoring and maintenance of geotechnical and civil instrumentation.
Provide technical supervision for the installation of geotechnical and civil instruments in drillholes, excavations and civil structures, specifically: vibrating wire and pneumatic piezometers, extensometers, inclinometers, shapeAccelArrays (SAAs), settlement cells/plates, survey markers/monuments, temperature sensing cables, cable trenches, etc.
Prepare detailed documentation of the completed work, including installation reports, commissioning records and as-built drawings.
Carry out manual readings of instruments and the downloading of dataloggers connected to instruments.
Carry out data checks, data reductions, data interpretations and troubleshooting of data from various geotechnical and civil instruments.
Assist the Project Manage/Engineer with on-site coordination and timely submission of project deliverables.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills:
Civil/Geotechnical/Mining/Electrical/Electronic Engineering degree from an accredited Canadian institution or international equivalent.
Member in good standing with EGBC or eligible to apply.
5 years’ experience with civil/geotechnical instrumentation in heavy civil and mining construction environment.
Customer focused with superior written and verbal communication skills.
Strong safety management experience.
Organized, attentive to detail, strong work ethic, and well-developed problem-solving skills.
Have a Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driving record.
Willing and able to work in remote location.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for all submissions and questions.