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Senior Geotechnical Engineer


Winnipeg, MB, Canada


$120,000 - $160,000 annually

Employment Type


Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The successful applicant will be a Senior Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer with a proven technical and project management track record.

This role will include the execution of complex and major programs, supporting complex proposals, mentoring of junior staff, as well as acting as a strong technical reference.

Candidates should have the right flare and ability that will help us develop and expand our mining and industrial geotechnics capability by building on the existing portfolio of our rapidly expanding, flexible and outward looking team that can tackle work across a broad spectrum of sectors.

Job Duties

• Undertake geotechnical assessments, complex analysis, design calculations and detailed designs with efficient use of specialized software such as GeoStudio, Rocscience and PLAXIS.
• Contribute to the development of project proposals/cost estimates and participate in the process of securing new business opportunities or expanding the scope of existing projects.
• Supporting senior leadership with field evaluations, manage and contribute to geotechnical investigations and undertake design assessments and complex analysis calculations.
• Understand construction drawings and design reports to support construction and provide guidance and troubleshooting for QA field testing and performance of materials such as soil, concrete, and asphalt.
• Analyze and prepare recommendations and reports for projects relating to foundation design, infrastructure, shoring, retaining walls, slope stability, ground improvement, settlement and deformation analysis, seismic & liquefaction assessments, road structure design, dikes and dams, materials testing, and other geotechnical related projects.
• Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to mentor junior engineers.
• Excellent communication skills and confidence to liaise with clients.
• Excellent report and proposal writing skills to produce quality deliverables.

Employee Benefits

• The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
• An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
• A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
• Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
• A work environment focused on health and safety.

What You Bring

• Degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Geology
• 10 or more years of experience in Geotechnical Engineering.
• Extensive experience in one or more of the following sectors: highways, rail, municipal, industrial, mining, commercial or residential geotechnics.
• Eligible for a Professional Engineering License as P.Eng. in Manitoba, with existing registration or be already registered in another Canadian province.
• Proven experience of acting in a senior role in a fast-moving engineering consultancy environment.
• Project management - experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to the engineering consultancy and design markets, including relationships with clients, and work planning.
• Proven geotechnical design experience including application of Design Standards and Guidelines in a design and ground investigation environment.
• Proven geohazards and geotechnical investigation experience.
• Experienced in general geotechnical numerical software.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, technical skills and the ability to support the development of teams.
• Excellent report writing skills with the ability to peer-review and produce quality deliverables.
• A willingness to travel on short assignments both within Manitoba, Saskatchewan and nationwide.
• A valid driving license.

How to Apply

If you or your candidate are interested in this position, please fill out the Candidate Referral Form. Crystal Woligroski will be in touch to schedule a screening interview. 

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