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canada Geotechnical Engineer-in-Training

  • Location
    (CANADA) and Edmonton
  • Job Reference
    16626
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 9,800+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

The Opportunity:

WSP Golder is seeking an Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our Prairies & North Geotechnical Engineering & Laboratory Group in WSP Golder’s Edmonton office on a full-time basis. The roles and responsibilities will entail a combination of technical work and involvement in developing our geotechnical engineering business including proposal writing, and client development.

Why WSP Golder?

We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging

Our Flexible Work Policy – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.

A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.

Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP Golder is the fabric of Canada.

Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.

A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

A day in the life:

  • Provide technical support in geotechnical projects including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation; design and construction; and geotechnical analysis 
  • Complete geotechnical analyses including bearing capacity, settlement, slope stability and seepage under the direction and supervision of intermediate and senior engineers
  • Complete geotechnical investigations including test pitting, drilling, and cone penetration tests
  • Complete construction inspection and material testing including bearing soil review, pile inspection, compaction testing, and concrete testing
  • Complete soil laboratory testing
  • Contribute to sections of technical reporting under the direction and supervision of intermediate and senior engineers 
  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture

We'd love to hear from you if you have ...

  • 0 to 2 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering
  • Currently registered as an E.I.T. in Alberta

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. 



Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence
  • Be able to work in diverse teams
  • Be diligent and hard working to deliver high quality results
  • Can prioritize time and demands
  • Eager to learn, be challenged, and grow your career
  • Commitment to safe work practices for yourself and your colleagues
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