Geotechnical Standards Engineer
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July 25, 2013
Engineering and Related Level 2
Alberta Transportation aims to be a Centre of Excellence for transportation in North America. We contribute to Alberta's prosperity and quality of life by providing and supporting a safe, innovative, and sustainable provincial transportation system and water management infrastructure. To learn more about the Alberta Transportation, follow the link to
If you are seeking to establish or advance your career within the public service, the Technical Standards Branch of the Engineering Services Division has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for the Geotechnical Standards Engineer position. If you are an experienced Civil Engineer with expertise in geotechnical design and analysis, this position may be the right fit for you so don't wait and apply today!
As the Geotechnical Standards Engineer you will be responsible for the design and analysis of geotechnical works and the development of standards, best management practices, and guidelines for geotechnical, and erosion and sedimentation control projects. Part of your role will also be to undertake complex technical and analytical assessments to confirm that geotechnical design aspects of projects align with the department objectives and offer the best value.
In addition, the Geotechnical Standards Engineer promotes the department?s geotechnical objectives through developing and nurturing relationships with industry stakeholders. Furthermore, you will be expected to put your leadership talents into use by working with Alberta's geotechnical community to promote awareness and appreciation of complexity of highway geo-technology.
A university degree in civil engineering and membership or eligibility for membership with APEGGA plus a minimum of five years of experience in geotechnical design and analysis are required. A Master's degree in the engineering filed is preferred. Proven in-depth knowledge of Canadian and Alberta geotechnical design requirements and best practices in erosion and sedimentation control is required. Working knowledge of highway issues such as roadside safety, geometrics, construction equipment capabilities and limitations and environmental liabilities is an asset. Demonstrated ability to conduct geotechnical and erosion design analytical procedures using computer software is desired. Proven outstanding interpersonal, consulting, communications and organization skills are preferred.
$2,883.32- $3,992.18 bi-weekly
Candidates with lesser experience may be considered at a lower classification and salary level. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies. This position works out of the Twin Atria building located at 4999 - 98 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.
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What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan:
- Pension plan:
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
As an organization we strive to provide our staff with a work-life balance including reasonable hours of work to ensure time with family and to accommodate outside interests. We encourage and support staff training to ensure we remain a 'centre of excellence' in the industry. We provide staff with the tools and support needed to excel. We believe in building careers and to provide opportunities for growth within the organization.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Rachel Skocilas, Infrastructure and Transportation, 6950-113 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6H 5V7. Phone: (780) 644-1575; Fax: (780) 422-5138.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Rachel Skocilas at Phone: (780) 644-1575 or e-mail: email@example.com. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
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