Geotechnical Engineer Job in Quebec for BBA inc. |

Geotechnical Engineer

July 10 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Quebec, QC | Montreal, QC | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC | Boisbriand, QC • Full time

Type of position: Regular

Working at BBA means becoming part of a team of talented people who have a passion for success and a willingness to push themselves to offer their clients the best.

Known for its field experience and high-level technical expertise, BBA has been offering a wide range of consulting engineering service for over 35 years, from studies to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA is a stimulating, friendly place to work. We focus on building teams with complementary talent and provide our employees with a work environment that fosters their professional development.

BBA is ranked by Aon Hewitt as one of the Best Employers in Canada and has been named a Platinum Level Best Employer, a title reserved for those companies that have been named Best Employers for over six consecutive years. BBA's presence in such prestigious company testifies eloquently to our rigorous practices and to the unique relationships that we maintain with our employees and our clients.

Your future role at BBA

As geotechnical engineer, you will perform tasks and provide services in the field of geotechnical engineering. You will be responsible for performing geotechnical site investigations and analyses, preparing and reviewing deliverables and reviewing design and construction, within the context of the overall management objectives set for each project.

An overview of your mandates and responsibilities

  • Carry out the technical management and direction of geotechnical site investigations, supervise activities in the context of these investigations, evaluate materials in the laboratory and prepare and review technical reports
  • Review and supervise civil and geotechnical construction activities
  • Conduct field evaluations and assess risks of landslides, perform mapping and produce reports
  • Manage geotechnical instruments: prescribe, supervise installation, monitor and record results
  • Analyze geotechnical characteristics, including slope stability, compacting, seepage, deformation and other characteristics
  • Conduct soil mechanics and classification activities, assess slope stability and design reinforcing and supporting structures
  • Ensure the technical quality of deliverables, as a member of multidisciplinary project teams
  • Collaborate and participate in technical discussions with team members and clients
  • Participate in the process of preparing and presenting proposals
  • Travel to project sites within Canada, and occasionally overseas

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Client focus
  • High degree of adaptability
  • Importance of good relations with colleagues
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Action-oriented and results-driven
  • Business acumen, entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial spirit

Job requirements at a glance

  • B.Sc. or Master's degree in Mining Engineering, Technical Geology or Civil Engineering, with a focus in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Ten or more years of relevant professional experience in geotechnical engineering
  • Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, technical-writing experience and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well on a team
  • Mastery of geotechnical design software (FLAC, SLOPE/W, SEEP/W); other geotechnical software an asset
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites
  • Asset: bilingualism (English and French)

With us, you'll get many benefits

  • An annual bonus program for all regular employees
  • Access to a time bank
  • Group insurance plan that starts on Day 1, including short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Opportunity to mentor our next generation: we invest in our people and help them develop
  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Involvement in innovative projects
  • Promotion of our subject-matter experts both externally and internally

About BBA
For over 40 years, we've been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada's leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 18 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow's industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people's passion and excellence make BBA a Canada's Best Employer and one of Canada's Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we're committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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