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canada Geotechnical Engineer-In-Training

  • Location
    (CANADA) and Saskatoon
  • Job Reference
    19133
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

As an Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer, a day in the life involves time spent in the field as well as working in the Saskatoon, SK office on projects and assignments related to geotechnical engineering.  You’ll work closely with our tight-knit team, be mentored by industry experts, and work on various project throughout Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support in geotechnical projects including field investigation, laboratory test result 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
  • Assist senior team members in preparing geotechnical studies, prepare proposals, cost estimates and engineering reports
  • Coordinate and carry out field reviews of construction works and materials testing
  • Complete geotechnical investigations including test pitting, drilling, and cone penetration tests
  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture

What you'll bring to WSP ...

  • 0 to 2 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering with Geotechnical emphasis from an accredited university
  • Registered or eligible to be registered as an Engineer in Training in Saskatchewan
  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence
  • Openness to work away from the office and on project sites
  • Sense of initiative and be self-directed with the ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and co-operate with a diverse, multidisciplinary team
  • Commitment to safe work practices for yourself and your colleagues

‚ÄčDeadline: 7 December

About us

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

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 12,000+ 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.

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

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP.  Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

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

  • Sense of initiative and be self-directed with the ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and co-operate with a diverse, multidisciplinary team
  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence

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