Senior Distribution Civil Engineer – Geotechnical

Full Time

Website TEEMA Group

The Engineer is a professional engineer or geoscientist who applies engineering knowledge to

provide engineering, estimating, planning, and quality management services for medium

complexity projects and/or operations safely, with quality, within budget, and on time.

What you will be doing?

• Develop safe engineering solutions by using initiative and judgement to perform tasks

including developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting

engineering specifications on medium complexity and scope assignments for our clients

projects and operations.

• Assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time

objectives by proposing changes in plans and estimated costs, recommending payment

for work completed by contractors, preparing progress reports, coordinating work

schedules and other similar tasks.

• Resolve highly technical and unusual design and field engineering problems by

conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in

selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs to

support successful operations and/or project completion.

• Participate in our clients engineering practice by conducting independent studies and

analysis, contributing to the development of technical standards, exercising judgment in

selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs, and

making decisions related to methods and designs as well as providing guidance and

advice to other engineering professionals to develop future capabilitys.

Important notes:

• Prior to commencement on assignment, the selected candidate must have their own

sole practitioner, or the use of their firm’s, Permit to Practice with EGBC.

• EGBC Registrants provided to BC Hydro through this assignment shall work under BC

Hydro’s Professional Practice Management Plan, Quality Management Pillar. The

Registrant shall apply their own or their firm’s Permit to Practice Number to work that is

Sealed by the Registrant. Retention and preservation of all project documentation

produced by the Registrant during their contract with our client will be retained by them to satisfy EGBC Bylaws.

What you need to have?

• Minimum 8 years as geotechnical engineer in British Columbia and collaborate well

working in a multi-discipline team

• Strong verbal and written communication skills – written test will be administered

during interview

• Thorough knowledge and experience in design related to Distribution plant including

U/G and O/H – may include feasibility studies, preliminary design, detailed design, field

work, etc.

• Thorough knowledge and experience in assessment and mitigation of site conditions

related to Distribution plant including U/G and O/H – including slope stability, slide risk,

erosion, etc.

• Thorough working knowledge of common industry analysis and design software

• Thorough understanding of safety in the field / thorough understanding of

environmental effects and impacts of existing conditions, construction activities, and

permanent installations

• Familiar with MMCD, MoTI Utilities Manual, CoV Utilities Design Manual, etc… and

codes and design requirements of Authorities Having Jurisdiction

  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with

Engineers & Geoscientists BC or with another jurisdiction and eligible for registration as

such with Engineers & Geoscientists BC

  • Our client uses a Digital Sign and Seal Technology. You may be required to subscribe to a

digital seal technology service offered by Notarius

  • Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken
  • Familiarity with CAD systems and drawing standards
  • Ability to use standard industry design/analysis software
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)


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