Geotechnical Engineer - Pipeline Construction in Calgary at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

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    10 to greater than 15 years
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Job Description

JobID: 379486

JSG Professional Services is currently looking for Geotechnical Engineer for 7-month plus contract. This role will work a 21/7 rotation in the field. Travel and accommodations will be provided.


  • Design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.
  • Identify geotechnical hazards/instabilities on Project, select mitigations, and develop site specific installation designs in collaboration with the Company Geotechnical Engineering Subject-Matter-Experts (SME) for hazards impacting the pipeline and/or long-term stability of the Right-of-Way (ROW).
  • Produce engineering solutions, act as the Company representative on-site with the pipeline construction contractor.
  • Interface with the CGL Implementation Team, Pipeline Construction Contractor's geotechnical engineer, CGL Engineering Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and CGL Geotechnical Engineering Contractor.
  • Provide engineering solutions that lead to effective monitoring, assessment and management of geotechnical hazards on pipeline assets, with consideration given for the safety and quality of the solution and life cycle costs for the program.
  • This position is viewed as the Company geotechnical expert at site with high technical knowledge and experience. The role requires the ability to make decisions and recommendations on problems presented at site, while assessing the pros/cons of the options present to provide the best solution for the specific situation.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferably Masters) in Civil Engineering with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering.
  • P.Eng. designation and eligible for registration with EGBC
  • Linear pipeline project experience, preferably with large diameter pipelines
  • Min. of 10 to 15 years of field and office experience
  • Knowledge in geotechnical investigations and drilling techniques in western Canada, geotechnical instrumentation / monitoring, and open cut/trenchless crossing techniques.

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