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Our client in Calgary, is looking to add a Geotechnical Engineer to their team for a fulltime seven-month contract.  The Geotechnical Engineering team is responsible for the in-house design, analyses and surveillance of earthen structures including fluid retaining structures (dams), earth fill waste dumps, roads, and mine pit walls. If you are interested in the position, please apply today!  Please note: Local candidates preferred.

Job Description

  • Interpret instrumentation readings, develop instrumentation scopes, writing reports and assessing lab/field test results
  • Prepare technical documents for regulatory reporting requirements and work scopes for new construction and to address remedial actions for existing structures’ integrity and dam safety
  • Work under direction of senior engineers to support geotechnical investigations and analyses including slope stability, seepage, liquefaction, hydraulic fracture, settlement, and freeboard
  • Collaborate with other teams including Short and Long Range Mine Planning, Tailings Planning, Operations and Reclamation to understand plans, optimize designs and make geotechnical recommendations

Candidate Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical, Civil or Geological Engineering
  • Must be a Professional Engineer or eligible for membership in APEGA 
  • Two to ten years of related experience
  • Geotechnical experience with mining, tailings, and oil sands operations is an asset
  • Strong computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office Applications, in particular Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and works effectively in both a team and independently
  • Highly motivated individual with exceptional time management skills 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with ability to communicate to various levels in the organization
  • High attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to safety

People are the heart of every business. At BOWEN, we support that truth every single day. We champion inclusive cultures and harness diverse talent. We encourage applications from all, including people of any ethnic or national background, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.


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