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  • Job reference: RMS0226434

Geotechnical Engineer (Intermediate)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Smithers, British Columbia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/08/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:

* Collaborate with the senior geotechnical engineers of the project to design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.
* Identify geotechnical hazards/instabilities on Project, select mitigations, and develop site specific installation designs in collaboration with the Company Geotechnical Engineering Subject-Matter-Experts (SME) for hazards impacting the pipeline and/or long-term stability of the Right-of-Way (ROW).
* Produce engineering solutions, act as the Company representative on-site with the pipeline construction contractor.
* Interface with the CGL Implementation Team, Pipeline Construction Contractor's geotechnical engineer, CGL Engineering Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and CGL Geotechnical Engineering Contractor.
* Provide engineering solutions that lead to effective monitoring, assessment and management of geotechnical hazards on pipeline assets, with consideration given for the safety and quality of the solution and life cycle costs for the program.
* This position is viewed as the Company geotechnical representative at site with an intermediate level of technical knowledge and experience. The role requires the ability to collaborate with the CGL Geotechnical Engineering team (including the Company SMEs), to make decisions and recommendations on problems presented at site, while assessing the pros/cons of the options present to provide the best solution for the specific situation.

Requirements.
* Bachelor's degree or a Masters degree in Civil Engineering with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering.
* P.Eng. designation and eligible for registration with EGBC

* Linear pipeline project experience, preferably with large diameter pipelines
* Min. of 3-8 years of experience (preferably majority of the experience is in the field)
* Knowledge in geotechnical investigations and drilling techniques in western Canada, geotechnical instrumentation / monitoring, and open cut/trenchless crossing techniques.

Other:
In addition, excellent communication skills are a key requirement for this position. Note that due to COVID-19 Travel restrictions, this position may not be based out of the field at this time. Working remotely from home - hours would be restricted to 40 hours per week. There is no overtime pay associated with this position. All hours are paid at the Straight time rate

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