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Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer - Lethbridge, AB

Explore a different kind of company - one that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards.

We provide world-class engineering and scientific solutions to our clients in the Mining, Energy, Transportation and Development sectors.

Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds and fields of study.

They represent the best in their respective disciplines and specializations.

Together, they make it possible to assemble multidisciplinary teams that provide clients with a full-service approach to their unique needs.


From our roots (as EBA Engineering Consultants), and now Tetra Tech Canada, we have progressively expanded since our inception in 1966 and, today, clients are served by more than 1000 engineers, scientists, technologists, and support staff from offices across Canada.

We are a values-based consulting engineering and sciences company that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards to our employees.

Since 2010, we are part of the Canadian family of Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) companies, with over 16,000 employees worldwide.

Tetra Tech is currently looking to hire an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to be based out of our Lethbridge office.  This is an opportunity to work with world-class engineers dedicated to working on civil and geotechnical engineering projects from conceptual design to construction reporting.

On occasion your expertise may be needed by our parent company on some of their challenging international projects.


• Planning, conducting, and supervising geotechnical investigations

• Evaluating geologic conditions and geotechnical characteristics for assessment and design of shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures and earth structures

• Conducting foundation investigations for commercial, industrial, and high rise developments

• Completing shallow and deep foundation design

• Conducting seismic assessments

• Conducting dam safety reviews and completing remediation designs

• Conducting slope stability and embankment assessments and completing designs

• Participating in small run of the river hydroelectric projects

• Conducting pavement evaluations and completing designs

• Analyzing field data and preparing detailed engineering reports and recommendations

• Communicating with clients and sub-consultants and internal stakeholders

• Conducting construction monitoring activities for various projects

• Degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical or Geological

• 5 to 10 years of experience

• Knowledge of site reconnaissance and investigations to assess site suitability for development of buildings, subdivisions, small dams; slope stability assessments would be considered an asset

• Experience working in a consulting engineering environment at a project management level

• Knowledge of AutoCAD, GeoStudio 2007 Products and MS Office

• Knowledge of geotechnical investigations

• Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

• Must be or eligible to register as a professional engineer in the Province of Alberta

• Good time management skills, the ability to work with minimal supervision and the ability to contribute to the project by being a team player

• Travel will and may be required in this position, and candidates must be prepared to undertake field assignments

• Must be physically capable of performing the manual field duties required

• Must possess a valid Alberta Class 5 driver's license (or equivalent)

Additional Information

All qualified candidates will be considered for the role and will be eligible for relocation allowance if selected (if located outside of Alberta).

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We offer a great place to work, and an engaging culture that is based on innovation, collaboration and integrity.

Our compensation plan includes a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement.

Online applications are preferred.  Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.