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Geotechnical Mid Level Engineer, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 141001 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering has an immediate opening for a mid-level Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Construction Engineering Services group in Burnaby, BC.  


The selected candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team that includes civil, structural, drainage, rail, and mechanical engineers as well as estimators, schedulers and other construction professionals to identify geotechnical risks and develop designs for appropriate means and methods to facilitate construction of a full range of challenging engineering projects.  You will also be responsible for facilitating the production of engineering designs necessary to support our diverse construction operations across Canada.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects.  Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk.  Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety.   Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.


Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.  On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building retirement savings, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.
 

Location

This position is based out of our office in Burnaby, BC and includes travel opportunities to project offices and work sites. 

Responsibilities

In this role, you will utilize your geotechnical engineering knowledge to complete technical engineering assignments in support of Kiewit Corporation business, including:

  • Providing project support during the project build phase working with various team members to identify and evaluate innovative and cost-effective design solutions to geotechnical problems and challenges.
  • Undertaking and/or coordinating geotechnical designs and input to the designs of temporary structures in support of ongoing construction. 
  • Working with the pursuit team during the proposal/bid phase to help identify key design risks and develop plans to mitigate risks.
  • Working on EPC/design-build projects to develop design recommendations and producing design deliverables.
  • Training and developing staff engineers.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of progressive geotechnical design experience in the infrastructure market (min. 5 yrs of experience in North America).
  • Professional engineering registration, required.
  • Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferable.
  • Demonstrated broad technical knowledge of geotechnical engineering solutions including: design of deep foundations, shallow foundations, evaluating slope stability, seismic engineering, earth retention and support of excavations, rock mechanics, settlement of compressible soils, ground improvement techniques, support of excavation and dewatering, working surfaces, pile drivability. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with a demonstrated focus on interdisciplinary design coordination, coordination between Engineering and Construction teams, experience working in a team setting, and directing/reviewing the work of others.
  • Strong interpersonal skills resulting in exceptional rapport with people.  Proven success in initiating, promoting, and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships amongst the team.
  • Ability to travel to project sites and the physical ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environmental conditions.

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Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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