Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Lead Geotechnical Engineer to lead the growth and development of our geotechnical engineering business for our Red Deer office. The ideal candidate will be capable of overseeing engineers and technologists and ensuring delivering of geotechnical and materials testing services to the local industry.
The Lead Geotechnical Engineer will be responsible for the operational management and continued growth of the Red Deer geotechnical business, including the oversight on technical quality, and delivery on projects. These responsibilities will be delivered within a framework that manages risks and prioritizes safety. We are seeking an individual with a strong operational background and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a dynamic, challenging environment, and provide sound leadership. As a key player in the organization, you will have input in the overall direction of the Red Deer office.
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has a global network of engineers, scientists and project managers, we apply ingenuity, innovative technologies and customer focus to deliver solutions for complex environmental and infrastructure challenges. We are a diverse business, with around 7,600 people in about 175 offices spanning six continents. From engineering resilient facilities to restoring contaminated sites, we provide support across the life cycle of our customers’ assets in the government, industrial and manufacturing, mining, power, infrastructure, and oil and gas sectors.
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Why Red Deer?
Red Deer is Alberta’s third largest city. It is located halfway between Calgary and Edmonton, and less than 30 minutes from the summer Paradise of Sylvan Lake. It is a young, vibrant and fast - growing city of approximately 100,000 residents. The median age is under 35 years. Residents and visitors enjoy exploring more than 110 km of trails that traverse the Waskasoo Park System, participate or watch sports, while discovering unique attractions and attending a variety of cultural events.
Living in Red Deer you benefit from access to top - notch amenities without the big - city crowds. Commutes to work are a treat compared to the neighboring metropolises to the north and south. Red Deer has an abundance of choices for schooling and is home to Red Deer College.
Red Deer is a great place for an individual looking for a place to lay down roots, or for a family looking for a great place to raise their children and be part of a community with a small - town feel.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes 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.