Austin Engineering Ltd. is an award-winning engineer firm located in Trail, B.C. that provides geotechnical, civil, structural, hydrotechnical and dam safety engineering.

Our team provides responsive and innovative engineering solutions to clients across British Columbia and ensures consistent, high-quality service. As an innovative industry leader, we are currently expanding our operations.

To apply for one of our current vacancies please use the form below, including a covering letter and details of the job you are interested in.

Open Positions

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead geotechnical projects
  • Undertake geotechnical investigations and participate in layout and field engineering activities
  • Geotechnical design analysis including routing studies, stability assessments, heavy industrial foundations, dams, or geo-environmental projects
  • Complete site visits and review contractor performance for rock stabilization, grouting, backfill and excavation work for both rock and soil
  • Research and resolve drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences and errors
  • Field and quality control inspections of foundation elements
  • Prepare designs, specifications, construction estimates and detail drawings
  • Coordinate with owners, engineers, contractors and third-party inspection services to successfully complete geotechnical projects

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience and currently registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with APEGBC
  • Collaborative, team player with strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic, driven, self-starter who embraces change with flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Ability to prioritize work capacity while maintaining service excellence and meeting client needs
  • Superior organizational and time-management skills and the ability to delegate effectively
  • Class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent)

Preference will be given to candidates who:

  • Have strong dam-safety related experience
  • Take pride in their work
  • Are self-directed and feel comfortable either working alone or leading a team

What we offer:

  • Growth and opportunity in an employee-owned company
  • Professional business environment and career development
  • Dedication to innovation with in-house hydraulics lab outfitted for 3D printing and hydraulic modeling
  • Commitment to driving industry standards in dam safety through cutting edge research
  • Work culture that promotes diversity and collaboration
  • Opportunity to make your mark in a growing company

Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Job Posting Download

If you are a highly motivated self-starter, please send a PDF version of your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations and why you want to work with Austin Engineering using the form below by March 12, 2021.

We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Form

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