Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting a Senior or Associate Geotechnical/Geological Engineer (P.Eng.) to join our team in Kamloops, British Columbia. Suitable applicants may be considered for the Office Manager role, which is also posted for this location.
This is an opportunity to take the lead 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.
Lead geotechnical/geological discipline, project engineering and/or project management roles on a wide variety of transportation, municipal, terrain development, resource industry, utility, and commercial/ industrial projects
Manage and conduct geotechnical investigations, analysis and design assignments
Preparation of technical proposals and reports
Direction and training of junior geotechnical engineering staff
Assist in the maintenance and development of client relationships
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
Provide excellent practical client service with a commitment to technical excellence
Collaborate with other Amec Foster Wheeler offices and geotechnical engineering staff on projects in Western Canada
Skills / Qualifications
Degree from an accredited university in Geological, Geotechnical or Civil (geotechnical option) Engineering
Well organized, with a sound knowledge of the application of soil mechanics, rock mechanics, geomorphology, engineering geology, hydrogeology and interested in technical and personal advancement
Currently registered or eligible for immediate registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
A minimum of 10 years of diverse, geologically oriented, geotechnical engineering experience in terrain conditions similar to or applicable to those found in British Columbia is required; 15 years or more is preferred for Associate level positions
Keen interest in a variety of geotechnical/geological engineering assignments across a variety of terrain conditions and industries
Strong technical and project management skills
Excellent workplace safety practices
Desire to provide excellent practical client service and a passion for technical excellence
Must have excellent oral and written communication (English) skills
Valid Driver's License
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal tactfully and effectively with team-mates
Willing and physically able to hike in rugged/remote terrain conditions
Ability and willingness to travel frequently to a variety of project sites
Knowledge of regional market, terrain/geotechnical conditions and/or a master's degree would be an asset
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 interior of British Columbia and are committed to several years of professional career development and increasing responsibility at this location.
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.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.