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GeoStabilization International®: Project Engineer

GeoStabilization International®

This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted February 21, 2021.

Who is GeoStabilization International®?GeoStabilization International® (GSI) develops and installs innovative solutions that protect people and infrastructure from the dangers of geohazards.

We specialize in emergency landslide repairs, rockfall mitigation, and grouting using cutting edge design/build and design/build/warranty contracting.

GeoStabilization International is the leading geohazard mitigation and bridge rehabilitation firm operating throughout the United States, Canada, and Australasia.

Our expertise, proprietary tools, and worldwide partnerships allow us to repair virtually any slope stability or foundation problem in any geologic setting.

Our CultureGeoStabilization’s culture is unique.It is fast-paced, family oriented, innovative & decidedly un-corporate.The mindset is geared to constant challenge and will suit people who are driven to succeed, not afraid to make decisions, courageous and resilient enough to find their own way and believe that “good enough” isn’t good enough.

Everyone working at GSI is a representation of pride, integrity, hard work, skill and overcoming challenges.

GSI’s team includes some of the brightest and most dedicated professionals in the geohazard mitigation industry.

We are a highly functioning family of gritty, hardworking, real men and women who aren’t afraid of getting dirty to get the job done.What You Will DoAs a Project Engineer working for GSI, there is no typical day.

You will not be working from behind a desk.

You will be in the field getting hands on experience building GSI’s world class geohazard designs This is hard work.

This is gritty work.

The Project Engineer is a member of the Canadian Team assisting with the priorities lined out by the Region Engineer.

The Project Engineer will work with engineering staff (Field Engineers, Project Engineers, Regional Engineers), Project Managers, Project Development Engineers, and regional leadership (Operations Manager, Regional Director) to support development, design, planning, and execution of geotechnical and geohazard mitigation construction projects.

When GSI hires you, we believe we are hiring the next leader and everything we do is about setting you up to be personally and professionally successful.

Additionally, we offer the best total rewards in the industry.

We share our success with a meaningful profit sharing plan plus an Extended Health Care program that provides reimbursement for hospital stays, access to paramedical practitioners, emergency travel assistance, second medical opinion service, an employee assistance program, reimbursement for medical prescriptions, vision insurance, dental insurance, and last GSI will contribute to your RRSP up to 4%.

How You Will Make a DifferenceProvide on-site project management and engineering support as integrated part of construction team.Work directly with the Regional Engineers and Project Development Engineers to develop economical solutions and designs for difficult and challenging geohazard issues (slope stability, rockfall, ground improvement, difficult-access shoring or foundations).Perform site reconnaissance and slope investigation through steep terrain, with high rope access and rappelling as necessary.Perform engineering calculations and analyses – including slope stability modeling, rockfall simulation, geotechnical and structural analysis of mechanical stabilization, foundation design – and prepare written engineering calculation packages.Critically review plans and specifications.

Develop project take-offs and construction estimates.Provide proposal or bid preparation and project management.Confer with management and engineering staff to implement plans and recommendations.Perform field engineering requirements, including construction support and quality assurance/observation, quality control testing, as-built documentation, quantity measurements.Troubleshoot and rectify operational problems that occur.Communicate both written and verbally with the Project Manager and/or Regional Engineer regarding design changes and approvals.Communicate with other GSI departments regarding design, design changes, and process improvements.Regularly and frequently interact with clients.Represent GSI at industry events and engineering conferences, and present technical presentations.Support internal research and development efforts.

What You Need to BringSelf-starter, self-motivated, self-monitoring.Good ” People skills” to work in an environment of teamwork and cooperation.Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.Good problem-solving abilities.Ability to manage several projects of various complexities simultaneously.Flexibility to continually prioritize tasks at hand.Ability and willingness to travel extensively and to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.Knowledge and use of proper drafting techniques.Ability to read and extract information from project plans and specifications.Technical writing skills.Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet software.Understand regional geology, geomorphology, and slope stability issues.Strong analytical, conceptual, organizational skills.Possess a valid driver’s license in good standing.Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEBachelor of Science degree in Civil, Geological or Construction Engineering with between 3 to 6 years of experience.Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and AutoCAD.

Experience in Rocscience software suite preferred.EIT or P.Eng.

eligibility required LANGUAGE SKILLS Proficient in reading and writing English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Must be able to work for long periods of time sitting and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 80lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Required to work in all weather conditions that can be very physically demanding.Required travel up to 90% of the time as needed.Must be able to perform administrative duties working from a truck, home office or out in the field.

GeoStabilization International is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.