You will use your expertise to:

  • Complete geotechnical inspections of assigned work areas and raise issues and report anomalies
  • Perform geotechnical monitoring and testing for earth dam construction, foundation approvals, compaction testing/lift approvals, materials sampling at placement areas, pit inspections to assess geohazards and borrow source material
  • Conduct instrumentation readings including slope indicators, piezometers and standpipes if required to support construction
  • Complete scope modifications or decommissioning of instrumentation in assigned area of responsibility
  • Create, maintain and follow up of both documented reporting and informal communication loops required for the completion of field activities (non-conformance reporting, monthly area surveillance reports and cross shift reporting)

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or geotechnical engineering
  • Engineer in training with a year of experience in geotechnical construction monitoring, instrumentation monitoring, including drilling, installation and reading of slope inclinometers, piezometers, and other dyke monitoring activities
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of portable moisture and density testing gauges
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills in geotechnical field engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple and changing priorities under tight deadlines with strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a strong sense of ownership and leadership
  • Understand complex processes with a focus developing, implementing continuous improvement and creative process enhancements
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Eligible for APEGA membership preferred
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Experience with SAP/GTILT
  • Familiarity with American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) sampling, testing methods and procedures

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our camp-based Fort Hills mining site, located in Alberta’s Athabasca region, 90 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • The shift schedule is a 4 days on / 3 days off rotation