Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Quebec operations team. This position, reporting to the Director, Mine Waste and Construction Management, can be based out of either our Dorval or downtown Montreal offices.

Wood is a global leader with an established reputation for excellence in engineering in mining and large infrastructure projects. The successful candidate will have experience with the mining or municipal infrastructure projects, with an emphasis on earth dam design, foundation design, and construction management.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Management of civil and multidisciplinary engineering projects, including management of resources, budgets and schedules;
  • The preparation of plans, construction drawings, specifications, design calculations, reports and construction documentation;
  • Technical involvement in detailed design, coordination of civil engineering design and other types of engineering for multidisciplinary projects, as well as solving design problems, which may involve managing field investigations;
  • Maintaining and developing business relationships with both existing and new clients;
  • Working closely with engineers and design professionals in a teamwork environment to achieve project objectives;
  • Coaching and mentoring of junior and intermediate technical staff.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in geotechnical or civil engineering. A graduate degree would be an asset;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a consulting role for projects in the geotechnical sector;
  • Member of the OIQ;
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize various competing assignments, while adhering to schedule and budget;
  • Providing excellent client service and pursuing technical excellence;
  • Fluency in French required, bilingualism with English an asset.