Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

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Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels. 

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Job title: Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

Type of position: Regular

Work location: Vancouver

Job Description:

This opportunity is for a self-motivated Geotechnical Engineer who is team oriented with outstanding experience in design and project management across industries including hydroelectric, mining and heavy civil infrastructure. The successful candidate will manage the full scope of engineering assignments and support developing business for BBA's geotechnical and engineering services, including:

  • Provide early stage technical review and risk management
  • Geotechnical engineering evaluation and assessment
  • Prepare and manage site investigation plans
  • Manage geotechnical projects
  • Perform terrain hazard assessments
  • Perform dam design
  • Perform rock mass classification
  • Perform seepage and slope stability analysis for rock and soil
  • Perform grouting design
  • Perform rock anchors design and specification
  • Perform tunnel design and construction supervision
  • Provide instrumentation and design and monitoring
  • Provide expertise in geotechnical and subsurface infrastructure solutions
  • Lead the production of geotechnical reports, specifications and drawings
  • Manage clients and contractors
  • Prepare and review geotechnical reports
  • Mentor and coach junior members of the team
  • Provide support for business development opportunities with technical expertise

Work Schedule: 37.5 hours/week



  • Entrepreneurial, client focused and quality driven
  • Be proactive, take initiative and have analytical and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable to various environments and situations
  • Comfortable presenting technical and financial information to clientRegularly update knowledge and skills to stay current in engineering and best practices 
  • Lead and represent the field of expertise to various clients and stakeholders


  • Bachelor degree in Civil /Geotechnical engineering
  • Post graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering would be major asset
  • 7 to 12 years of experience in geotechnical projects
  • Strong background in rock mechanics and rock engineering
  • Professional Engineer registered in BC with the ability to register in other Canadian provinces/territories
  • Proficiency using FLAC, SLOPE/W and SEEP/W as well as other geotechnical software
  • Strong client, sub-consultant and contractor management experience
  • Proven experience delivering technological solutions to lead business development
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who is innovative and enjoy working in a team environment
  • Passion for mentoring members of the team 

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.