Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Description


Senior Geotechnical Engineer - ( 210002HI )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Stantec strives to be a leading global design firm and our Geotechnical Engineering team provides a solid foundation to our civil projects. From field exploration and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex Geotechnical structures, our team does work that’s rock solid. We perform Geotechnical studies to solve pressing infrastructure and construction rehabilitation issues. Sometimes, we break new ground with our ideas. Other times, we’re bringing stability to a project. We push the boundaries as leaders and experts in our field and encourage our fellow team members to do the same. Join our team today!

Your Opportunity

The role of the Senior Geotechnical Engineer provides the opportunity to work on Engineering and Geotechnical projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. Working in our St. John’s, NL office it is expected that your technical skills will help continue the growth of the geotechnical team. This role will allow you to leverage your more than 10 years of local and practical geotechnical project experience, participating in technical project work.

This position offers an excellent opportunity for professional development and career advancement.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Working on a variety of projects spanning from mining, transportation, commercial/industrial developments, water and wastewater, transmission, and oil & gas

  • Collaborating with our senior staff to complete Geotechnical Engineering design/analysis, recommendations, and prepare Geotechnical reports to address applicable issues, such as site preparation, ground improvement options, foundation design (shallow and deep foundations), slope stability, liquefaction assessments, and others

  • Preparing proposals (developing scopes and budgets)

  • Project managing multiple geotechnical projects

  • Client and contractor management

  • Overseeing work performed by Technicians and EIT’s


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Familiar with local bylaws, and design codes (eg. NBCC, CSA-S6-14)

  • Strong client, sub-consultant and contractor management experience

  • Proficiency with common geotechnical software (e.g. GeoStudio™, LPile, and Settle 3D)

  • Experience with software such as Plaxis and FLAC would be an asset

  • Professional Engineer in good standing with PEGNL, with P.Eng. designation

  • Excellent organizational ability, report writing, and verbal communication are essential

Education and Experience

Post Graduate degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering from a recognized university;

10 years of experience in geotechnical engineering design and consulting.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work 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,

Primary Location : Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. John's

Job : Geotechnical Engineer

Organization : BC-1216 Environmental Services-GE-Canada East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 8, 2021, 12:08:51 PM

Req ID: 210002HI

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


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