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Job Description

At EXP, we know that great experiences start with the right people. We believe that work should be challenging, and the challenge should be fun. We also believe that exponential possibilities are more likely to occur with a respectful, satisfying and empowering company. We value and respect our employees - their experience and expertise as well as their energy, passion and diversity - and their innovative approach to work and to life.

Your Challenge

EXP is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our engineering team in Ottawa, Ontario. Reporting to the Geotechnical Division Manager, the successful candidate will provide technical services to a variety of projects, which they will be assigned to him.

Your Responsibilities

•Developing and maintaining business relationships with clients;

•Preparing proposals for projects for geotechnical services for civil engineering projects that include cost estimates and timelines;

•Planning and carrying out assignments requiring familiarity with a broad range of geotechnical engineering with reciprocal knowledge of the work on other field of technical work;

•Utilizing combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures and methods developed in other assignments when analysing each unique project;

•Co-ordinating with clients, suppliers and third parties to accomplish the required project objectives;

•Managing projects to achieve the objectives, which are required by the client, including briefing and control of staff and contractors allocated to the project, scheduling work, cost control (expenses and budget control as well as utilization management);

•Directing field activities, including investigation, monitoring and testing services on construction projects;

•Attending project meetings and carrying out site inspections when senior technical guidance and support is required;

•Reviewing and interpreting monitoring information from geotechnical instrumentation programmes;

•Carrying out analysis of data, including computer analysis;

•Writing and reviewing technical reports;

•Working with senior staff when dealing with difficult, complex and unusual matters and decisions;

•Performing independent studies, analyses, interpretations and conclusions;

•Working independently with little supervision, depending on the complexity of the assignment;

•Liaising with clients, contractors, consultants, municipal staff, and other stakeholders;

•Continuing own technical skills development and propagation of those skills to others;

•Coaching, mentoring and developing junior and intermediate Geotechnical employees.

Job Requirements

The Skills, Knowledge and Abilities We Seek

•P.Eng. Designation from Ontario is required;

•Bachelor’s Degree in Geotechnical, Civil or Geological Engineering with a post-graduate degree preferred;

•A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in Geotechnical engineering, preferably predominantly obtained in a consulting engineering environment;

•5 years experience as a Senior Project Manager in a geotechnical investigation, design and construction control capacity;

•Management of engineering teams consisting of intermediate and junior professionals and technicians;

•Development of comprehensive scopes of work to the client’s requirements;

•Use of high level engineering principles;

•Ensuring that standards and criteria have been met;

•Maintaining budgetary control, including changes in the scope of work due to client requirements and physical/geotechnical conditions; and

•Accurately and appropriately reporting project assignments on schedule.

•Management of multiple projects at one time;

•Proven business development skills to generate geotechnical services on projects and to take on new clients;

•Experience with complex geotechnical investigations and design work;

•Proven mentoring of junior engineering staff;

•Other skills, including:

•Strong verbal and written (English) communication;

•Ability to exercise diplomacy and tact when interacting with fellow staff, clients, consultants and contractors;

•Strong organizational and time management skills, including multi-tasking and prioritizing;

•Strong problem solving skills;

•Familiarity with standard construction procedures and methodologies;

•Ability to work in a team environment;

•Advanced computer analysis experience;

•Valid driver’s license and vehicle.

What EXP Can Offer

With a mission to understand, innovate, partner and deliver, EXP provides engineering, architecture, design and consulting services to the world’s built and natural environments.

Our heritage dates back to 1906, when the earliest of EXP’s predecessor companies started its engineering infrastructure practice. Today, over 3,000 creative EXP professionals across North America provide the passion and expertise needed to deliver successful projects around the world.

Our promise is to offer you a challenging career in a positive and dynamic work environment, and it's a promise we take seriously.

Join a dynamic team at EXP that provides you with innovative projects, the capacity to develop your career, a full range of benefits, flexible working hours, and much more! When you explore what EXP has to offer, you’ll find exponential possibilities.

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