Junior Geotechnical Engineer or EIT
Alpha Adroit Engineering
Edmonton, AB
We are currently looking for an individual, who enjoys technical challenges and is seeking to gain a variety of project experience, to join our Edmonton Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking or contributing to a diversity of civil/geotechnical engineering projects, under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, with a focus on geotechnical projects.

This position will include the responsibilities of a Junior Geotechnical Engineer. Competency at one (or more) of the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is a must.

More information on the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is available at Alpha Adroit's Geotechnical Engineering Services.

This position will require traveling across Alberta (may include British Columbia and Saskatchewan as well). Having a Class 5 driver's license is a MUST, and the candidate may be required to drive company vehicles.

Owning a truck and using it for work is considered to be an asset (we pay standard rate mileage) but is not a requirement.

The successful candidate fully adheres to Alpha Adroit's core values, mission, and vision, as outlined on our website, and meticulously follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated through careful attention to details and a great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quickly, right the first time, in a professional manner. The successful candidate shall be dedicated to the excellence of the work he/she will be doing and is always punctual and ready to do the required tasks.

Personal Attributes

The incumbents must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. The incumbents must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower and listener
be honest and trustworthy
be respectful
possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
be flexible
demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
Always communicate with etiquette and conduct himself/herself professionally
quick learner with the ability to develop skills on their own
The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties during communications
be courteous

Technical Skills:
Visual classification of soils and rocks with reasonable accuracy is deemed an asset.
Experience in geotechnical design (such as shallow and deep foundations and retaining walls) is viewed as an asset.
Competence in using Geotechnical Engineering software is considered an asset (Geostudio, LPile, Geosystems, gINT, SR Wall)
Experience in soil compaction testing using a nuclear density gauge is deemed an asset.
Experience in concrete construction QA/QC is viewed as an asset.
Experience in laboratory testing of soils, rock, concrete, oil sand, tailings, and asphalt is viewed as an asset
Competency in using Auto CAD is considered an asset.
CCIL certificate for concrete testing or aggregate testing is viewed as an asset.

The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:

The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude: can get along with all kinds of personalities.
The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, a competent technical English writer skilled in proofreading and copy-editing.

Other Requirements:
Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Be willing to perform other related duties as required (these duties may not be under the category of Geotechnical Engineer)
Note-taking skills
Time management skills
** In the first three sentences of your cover letter, you shall list your three top qualities (only 3) that you believe make you the perfect candidate for this position.

There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume. However, your resume will be judged based on the principles of effective writing.

Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.