This position will include the responsibilities of a Professional Geotechnical Engineer. Being registered as a PEng in Alberta, British Columbia, or Saskatchewan is a requirement. Expert competency level in at least one (or more) of the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is a must.
More information on the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is available at Alpha Adroit's Geotechnical Engineering Services.
This position will require traveling across Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. Having a Class 5 driver's license is a MUST, and the candidate may be required to drive company vehicles.
Owning a truck and using it for work is regarded as an asset (we pay standard rate mileage) but is not a requirement.
The successful candidate fully adheres to Alpha Adroit's core values, mission, and vision, as outlined on our website, and meticulously follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.
The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated through careful attention to details and a great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quickly, right the first time, in a professional manner. The successful candidate shall be dedicated to the excellence of the work he/she will be doing and is always punctual and ready to do the required tasks.
Our philosophy is that we hire for personality and potentials, and then we train for deficiencies in required skills, if any, and when needed. As for any other learning task, the learning happens when the learners eagerly pay attention and actively engage in the learning process, mainly done by themselves and during their own time. We provide some resources, training, and educational material.
The incumbents must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. The incumbents must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower
be honest and trustworthy
possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
Always communicate with etiquette and conduct himself/herself professionally
quick learner with the ability to develop skills on their own
The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties during communications
having a degree in civil or geotechnical engineering or related field- preferably from a Canadian University, or having a minimum of four years of work experience in a geotechnical engineering position in Canada
visual classification of different local soils and rocks with reasonable accuracy
drilling experience and good knowledge of the local geology of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia is viewed as an asset
previous work experience in testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt is considered an asset
previous work experience in construction QA/QC is deemed to be a valuable asset
previous work experience in light and heavy geotechnical design, mining, or oil and gas is regarded as an asset
competency in geotechnical engineering software is viewed as an asset
The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:
The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude- can get along with all kinds of personalities.
The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, a competent technical English writer skilled in proofreading and copy-editing.
Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Be willing to perform other related duties as required (these duties may not be under the category of Geotechnical Engineer)
Time management skills
Conflict resolution skills and ability to handle difficult communications, including also client satisfaction communications, in a professional manner
** In the first three sentences of your cover letter, you shall list your three top qualities (only 3) that you believe make you the perfect candidate for this position.
There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume. However, your resume will be judged based on the principles of effective writing.
Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.