Geotechnical Engineer - Branch Manager - Grande Prairie

Fort McMurray


  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: LM80964128
  • Posted: June 27, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has teamed up with our client to recruit an Engineering Branch Manager based in Grand Prairie.

Our client is a geotechnical engineering, materials engineering/testing, and environmental engineering consulting firm with 3 offices in Northern Alberta.   Reporting directly to the Manager of Geotechnical Engineering this position requires an individual experienced in team leadership as well as with coordinating and undertaking geotechnical investigations and experience with materials testing; including soils, aggregates, concrete, and asphalt.  If you are a hands on leader with previous geotechnical engineering experience, complemented by strong client facing skills, contact us today!

The Role:

  • Preparing cost estimates and detailed proposals for geotechnical investigations and materials testing assignments.
  • Coordinate and execute geotechnical investigations, provide field technical support and direct more junior staff in doing the same.
  • Identify and pursue potential clients and projects while building strong client relationships.
  • Address adverse conditions and situations, “trouble shoot”.
  • Understand the ASTM and CSA testing designations.
  • Conduct ESA Ph 1, Ph 2, site remediation projects.      
  • Oversee the day to day activities of the branch operations including policy & procedure, safety and profitability.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technical Diploma in Engineering, preferably specialized in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years of previous technical/engineering experience.
  • Progressive leadership experience. 
  • Strong knowledge and past experience in both client facing and field based positions.      
  • Excellent  customer service skills and sales aptitude. 
  • Strong leadership, mentorship, communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and organized.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Lisa Marillier, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-DNP


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