The person selected for this position will work on projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and designs related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work will include geotechnical computer modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and instrumentation installations. Projects will focus on geotechnical design and analysis and will include the preparation of plans and specifications (including CADD work), writing reports, and estimating costs. The position also includes field work such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; surveying; materials testing; facility inspections; and managing selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance. This job requires travel to out-of-town assignments. All applicants should include transcripts with their application.
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering
0 years of relevant experience
Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Word, as well as intermediate to advanced abilities in Excel
Familiarity with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or other CAD-based civil design software
Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
Willingness and ability to regularly travel
Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Legal authorization to work in Canada
Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship OR must be eligible to obtain a TN work permit
Acceptable driving record
2+ years of geotechnical design experience
Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; surveying; materials testing; or facility inspections
Training or work experience in slope stability, deep foundation, or rock engineering
Project or task management skills
Interest in mining engineering, power generation facilities, and fuels industries
Computer skills with gINT and AutoCAD
NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Position will require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.
Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.
We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada.
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