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CAREERS AT KCB

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At KCB, we have many great opportunities and we’re always interested in people with strong skills, experience, passion, and a drive for excellence.

If you are looking for a rewarding career that offers you growth, unique experiences and opportunities to work alongside the best professionals in the world, we’d like to hear from you. We encourage you to apply for positions that match your qualifications or submit a general application for a future opportunity.

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INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR GEOLOGICAL ENGINEER

Location: Canada - Vancouver Job Code: 1374-P18

DESCRIPTION

As an Intermediate / Senior Geological Engineer in our Power & Transportation group you will have the opportunity to work on railways, roads, hydroelectric and marine civil infrastructure projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. Working in the Vancouver office you will be responsible for developing cost effective, practical engineering designs and construction solutions for our clients. Our current need for this position is for project and technical management of projects involving risk management of geohazards relating to the design and construction of rail infrastructure. The successful candidate should be comfortable assessing field conditions and can turn field observations into practical, long term design solutions, for time sensitive construction, all in accordance with our award-winning quality management standards.

You will have excellent opportunities to grow your career with the company, work alongside some of the most talented and knowledgeable professionals in the industry and be part of a dynamic organization that strives to ensure client satisfaction and rewarding careers for our employees.

This Intermediate/Senior role will give you the opportunity to:

work with diverse teams of engineers, designers and drafters from conceptual design through preliminary and final design.

manage challenging design projects.

plan and execute complex geological engineering investigations.

prepare geological engineering factual and design reports.

prepare and present technical papers and contribute to advancement of earth science in our area of technical specialization.

be a role model and technical mentor for our younger staff.

travel within Canada and internationally.

If you are currently registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer in BC, have 10 to 15 years broad-based experience, including on heavy civil and geohazard projects requiring geological engineering skills, and a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Geological Engineering, we want to hear from you.

We value your:

ability to understand multidiscipline design projects and interface effectively with the various disciplines (environmental, geotechnical, civil-structural, hydrotechnical, electrical and mechanical).

Aptitude for effective terrain analysis and field assessment leading to practical design solutions.

strong technical design and analytical skills.

ability to work with state-of-the-art software and remote sensing technology (I.e. Photogrammetry/LiDAR) for analyzing rock and soil slope failure modes; change detection; runout dynamics; geostructures; settlement; hydrogeology; stream erosion; inundation models; and, ultimately, risk control measures.

effective verbal and written communication skills in English.

strong business acumen and demonstrated ability to develop and sustain long-lasting business relationships with clients.

interpersonal skills and ability to effectively lead, manage and motivate project teams.

excellent organization, planning and execution skills.

About Us:

Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm with four major business units providing engineering, geoscience and environmental services in the mining, hydropower, transportation, ports, geotechnical, oil sands, oil and gas, environmental and water resources sectors. KCB has been one of Canada’s leading geotechnical consultants for over 60 years. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia, Peru, Brazil and the US.

Klohn Crippen Berger is a platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer professional career development tracks, competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive benefits package.

Are you up to the challenge?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply online with your resume and covering letter quoting the job reference number 1374-P18.

We thank all candidates for applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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