Field Geotechnical Engineer (Senior)

Great opportunity to work with one of the leading mid-stream oil and gas industry!!
Your new company
A leading oil and gas (pipeline) industry, with multiple offices across Canada are looking to onboard a Field Geotechnical Engineer (Senior) This is for a minimum 10 month contract role. This is 3 weeks on and 1 week off working schedule in Smithers, BC.

Your new role
This role offers working for one of the leading oil and gas industry.
  • 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 expert at site with high technical knowledge and experience. The role requires the ability 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.

What you'll need to succeed
  • P.Eng. designation and eligible for registration with EGBC
  • Linear pipeline project experience, preferably with large diameter pipelines
  • Min. of 10 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
  • Previously demonstrated dedication to safety
  • Ability and initiative to work independently, display creativity, and exercise sound judgement
  • Demonstrated superior organizational skills and proven ability to manage projects within scope and budget
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Skills to effectively operate in a team-oriented environment with a willingness to support team objectives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work closely with field teams, management, third party resources, and coordinate work with other appropriate technical resources
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to handle rapidly shifting priorities and multiple activities concurrently, requiring resolution of complex problems in stressful situations
  • Because of the remoteness, this position requires the ability to safely drive on the ROW and forestry roads on different weather conditions to arrive to the construction areas.
  • Computer skills are required (Excel, Power Point, among others) to record findings, records

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now at 604-648-1721.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Energy, Utilities & Mining
Oil and Gas
67-77 per hour

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Mankirat Kaur, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Vancouver (EN)
Suite 2150,, 1050 West Pender Street,

Telephone: 6046481721

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