Senior Geotechnical Engineer

North Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #98
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
RAM is a technical consultancy providing Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, and Advisory services across Canada. RAM is searching for a motivated and energetic Senior Geotechnical Engineer for our team at our North Vancouver office. The successful candidate will be an individual that enjoys working within a professional and collaborative team and delivering on challenging projects 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Contribute to the division’s strategy and set key performance indicators for the division and staff;
  • Management and mentorship of Intermediate and Junior Geotechnical Engineers, including advising on training and professional development for staff;
  • Identify resource fluctuations and assist with recruiting key staff, as required;
  • Act as the key contact with clients and sub-consultants on projects;
  • Lead the creation of detailed Geotechnical design reports and packages;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety by design principals in the project work;
  • Prepare estimates for design and construction packages;
  • Respond to questions from construction crews, customers, utilities, and relevant third parties;
  • Review project deliverables and act as Professional of Record (POR) as required;
  • Manage scope, schedule, and budget on Geotechnical projects;
  • Chair periodic status meetings;
  • Drive Business Development and the pursuit of new clients for expansion into targeted markets, and maintaining relationships with existing clients to foster repeat business;
  • Lead, participate, and contribute to RFP processes including developing execution methodology and estimating hours and costs for various opportunities;
  • Actively contribute to growing RAM’s revenue and obtain client satisfaction by performance excellence; and
  • Collaborate with other divisions to actively promote RAM and its other services.

Idea Candidate Requirements

  • 12+ years of progressive Geotechnical consulting experience with a focus on infrastructure projects, including industrial, utilities and/or municipal;
  • University Degree in Geotechnical / Geological or Civil Engineering and appropriate experience;
  • Registered as a P.Eng. with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC) and Project Management Professional designation are preferable;
  • Ability and experience acting as a Professional of Record is an asset;
  • Awareness of adjacent scopes of practice and ability to oversee professional teams in related fields and act as Coordinating Registered Professional;

  • Experience with business development activities including the RFP process and Proposal preparation/submission;
  • Well-networked within the BC and/or Western Canada industry;
  • Project Management/Coordination for engineering assignments; and
  • Strong technical, oral and written communication skills.

Why You Should Join RAM 
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Career Planning
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • RAM Intramural teams
  • Office Social Hours
  • Business Casual Environment
  • Quarterly Office Events
  • Office Potlucks
  • Community Involvement Days
  • Quarterly Goal Setting
  • Annual Performance and Salary Reviews

For five consecutive years, RAM has made Canadian Business and Maclean’s Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses.

We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your professional career, please send your resume in confidence to RAM is committed to employment equity and hires based on merit. 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family Horizon
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • North Vancouver, BC, Canada