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Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

  1. Minerals & metallurgy
  2. Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto
R-107900

Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

    

AtkinsRéalis’s Minerals and Metals team in Canada is made up of more than 400 employees who work on large-scale projects to support mining sustainability, pit-to-port opportunities, metallurgical plant engineering, or mine closure and capabilities in the study, design, and construction of mining projects across a wide range of mining and processing methods and commodities. The team combines global-caliber expertise to provide tailored solutions for projects of any size, scope, or complexity. We believe in working openly and transparently, together, delivering world-class projects. We work collaboratively with teams across the world, from Canada to Brazil in the south to India in the east, delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. To support our growth initiatives, we are expanding our team and are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenges and want to add value to project success, both locally and internationally.     

  

We are seeking a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join our Global Minerals & Metals (M&M) team and to support our growth to align with the demand to supply responsibly sourced critical minerals. The Geotechnical Engineer will lead multidisciplinary teams to design civil engineering works related to the containment of mine tailings. Supported by intermediate and junior engineers as well as by CADD technicians, the senior engineer will be involved in all stages of the design of structures, from concept to construction. The tasks also include participating in technical reviews (e.g. peer reviews), tailings dam inspections, dam safety reviews, and other studies related to the design and construction of mine waste facilities.

This opportunity will be to support the M&M business located in any of the major cities of Canada: Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto.

Your role within the team:

  • Lead and oversee the project team responsible for tailings containment facility design and other mine waste facilities.
  • Review field investigation plans and provide support technical support during Geotechnical investigation campaign.
  • Prepare technical drawings, specifications, and geotechnical investigations.
  • Play a key role in technical reviews concerning the management of mine tailings and waste rock.
  • Develop geotechnical engineering recommendations regarding, but not limited to, seismic analysis, soil mechanics, soil and rock engineering parameters, deep and shallow foundations, frost issues, soil dynamic parameters and site development.
  • Play a key role in technical reviews concerning the management of mine tailings and waste rock. Actively participate in project meetings related to geotechnical aspects.
  • Lead, review, and participate in proposal preparation.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?  

  

Because we offer:  

  • 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.  

  

The ideal candidate:
 

  • Bachelor's degree or advance degree in Geological, Civil (with geotechnical focus), Geotechnical, Geo-environmental or related field
  • Registered as Professional Engineer in Ontario or be eligible for P.Eng status in any Canadian province.
  • 15+ years of experience leading multidisciplinary teams of large- and small-scale projects within Mining and Metals
  • Experience in the dams’ design, seepage and stress-strain software and dynamic and seismic analyses. Geotechnical engineering knowledge on mining projects and pursuits, including tailings strategies, mining dam safety, mine infrastructure, dam stability and dam safety review.
  • The ideal candidate must possess a demonstrated ability for teamwork within multidisciplinary engineering teams composed mainly of geotechnical engineers, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, and environmental specialists.

 Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

Expected compensation for this role is (between Pay Range $116,560- $160,270 annually) (Only Applicable to British Columbia). Base salaries are determined according to several parameters like skills, experience, and potential impact on the role. Internal and external competitiveness are also taken into account in our offers.

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