Wood is currently seeking an Entry-Level Civil/Geotechnical Engineer. The successful candidate will provide civil and geotechnical engineering support to our project managers responsible for delivering geotechnical and mining engineering projects to our clients. AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency would be an asset for this opportunity.
The ideal candidate will have a solid educational background in engineering fundamentals with an emphasis on geotechnical engineering, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be a proactive problem solver. This position offers the opportunity to work with, learn from, and be mentored by senior engineering staff while executing the following roles/responsibilities:
Perform geotechnical field investigations and construction oversight
Provide technical drafting and design engineering modeling in AutoCAD Civil 3D and support for mining infrastructure including tailings storage facilities, dams, ponds and impoundments, waste dumps, piping, roads, drainage, and other mine infrastructure
Perform basic support and design engineering computations, including quantity calculations, foundation design, slope stability, etc. under the guidance of a senior engineer
Design complex layouts and drawings from general written or verbal specifications from the project team
Prepare civil / geotechnical design reports under the guidance of a senior engineer
Will travel - Approximately 30-60% overnight travel
Well-rounded opportunity to also support transportation and industrial design and field work
Skills / Qualifications
B.S. in Civil Engineering and (preferably) M.S.in Geotechnical Engineering, or related engineering degree
0 - 3 years + relevant engineering experience
Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D including grading, 3D modeling, volume estimation, etc.
Slope stability software experience is a plus but not required
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics and engineering principles
Self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to follow instructions, organize and prioritize work to meet scheduled deadlines
Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients
Work well in a team environment
Ability and willingness to travel to project sites
Physical requirements may require lifting up to 40 pounds and traversing over rugged terrain
Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com