Overview / Responsibilities Wood Environment &Infrastructure Solutions (Amec Foster Wheeler is now part of Wood) is currently recruiting a Junior or Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Kamloops, British Columbia. This is an opportunity to take a supporting technical role on interesting and important projects under a variety of diverse terrain and project conditions offering accelerated responsibility and exceptional experience over what might be gained in other urban locations, along with an attractive work-life balance in an affordable community. The City of Kamloops is located on the South-Central region of British Columbia, which shares the mild semi-arid climate of the Okanagan Region. Kamloops is rich with both urban amenities and amazing opportunities for outdoor activities such as Mountain biking, skiing, fishing and golfing to name just a few.
Entry to intermediate level geotechnical/geological engineering duties assisting senior staff on a wide variety of mining, transportation, municipal, terrain development, resource industry, utility, and commercial/ industrial projects Assist with preparation, proposal writing and technical reports Assist with various field and/or office activities, including but not limited to: Conducting field investigations and mapping Instrumentation installation, monitoring and data compilation Occasional laboratory and field testing for soils, rock and aggregates Assist senior technical staff in carrying-out various data analyses and evaluations of projects Construction monitoring Follow and take a pro-active role in corporate health safety and environmental programs Develop technical skills, experience and contribute to a positive team environment, and Provide excellent practical client service with a commitment to technical excellence
Skills / Qualifications University graduate with a degree in Geological Engineering or a geologically oriented geotechnical engineering program Six months to 5 years of relevant experience, which can include previous summer or co-op employment terms in geotechnical/materials engineering, engineering consulting, geological fieldwork, earthworks construction, or remote resource development work Well organized, with a sound base in the application of soil mechanics, rock mechanics, geomorphology, engineering geology, hydrogeology and interested in technical and personal advancement Currently registered or eligible for registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia Valid driver's license Excellent written and oral communication (English) skills Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal tactfully and effectively with teammates Willing and physically able to lift and hike in rugged/remote terrain conditions Ability and willingness to travel frequently to a variety of project sites All geotechnical engineering candidates are encouraged to apply, as they will be considered for alternative roles commensurate with their experience In addition to technical expertise and competencies, you are enthusiastic, resourceful, organized, and detail oriented. You demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to communicate effectively and to proactively respond to time-sensitive issues. Excellent computer and technical writing skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasked environment are essential. You also prefer to live and work in the Kamloops area and are committed to several years of professional career development and increasing responsibility at this location.
Company Overview Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.www.woodplc.com
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com