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Stantec Consulting Services Inc. Geotechnical Engineer, Power .and. Dams in Denver, Colorado

Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 yearsto improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes tohydropower, dams, locks and navigation projects, we design with the nextgeneration in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company pairedwith the agility of a specialized power and dams group, to deliver some ofthe most iconic and cutting edge projects around the world. This proud legacyhas fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to designthe world's most impactful waterpower and dam projects projects vital toboth local and global communities.Your OpportunityWe are looking to add a full-time geotechnical/geological engineer to thePower and Dams group. If working on the most challenging water and naturalresources projects around the world, building on your talents through apremier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with someof the world's top talent appeals to you, join us.The successful candidate will work on challenging and diverse tasks for damsand hydroelectric projects, conveyance tunnels, and water resourceprojects for a variety of domestic and international clients. The successfulcandidate will be working in conjunction with other engineers and geologistson multi-discipline teams to support project activities through theapplication of engineering and geologic principles and techniques. Thesuccessful candidate should be able to work independently and with small andlarge teams to apply critical thinking skills to solve technical issues anddevelop project-specific solutions. The position will require travel toproject sites and will provide stimulating career growth opportunities.Your Key Responsibilities* Follow safe work practices and adhere to company guidelines for planning andexecuting work in a safe manner.* Work in conjunction with engineers, geologists, and scientists to solveproject challenges, performing design calculations as required.* Lead and mentor younger staff and run projects and tasks with the assistanceof 1 to 10 engineers or geologists.* Conduct field inspections; observe and participate in field explorationand testing programs; and perform site characterizations and evaluategeotechnical hazards under the supervision of more seniorengineers/geologists.* Assess subsurface conditions, including soil and rock properties andgeomechanical conditions, including review and interpretation of fieldmaps, field logs, test data, and other field documentation. Developparameters for use in technical analyses.* Select criteria for planning, design, and construction of dams,tunnels, caverns, foundations, slopes, and earth-retaining structures.* Assist with feasibility studies by conducting research to assess challengesand develop solutions.* Conduct numerical analysis using programs such as DIPS, UNWEDGE,SWEDGE, UDEC, FLAC, Plaxis, Phase2, SEEP/W and SLOPE/W under thesupervision of others.* Develop familiarity with regulatory agency requirements, technical designstandards, and industry standards and guidelines.* Prepare technical reports including geotechnical data reports,geotechnical baseline reports, field reports, technical memoranda,computation packages, feasibility reports, design and evaluationreports, construction drawings, and specifications.* Provide field engineering oversight for projects during construction.* Develop design drawings and specifications for various levels of design(e.g. 30%, 60%, 90%, 100% design).* Construction QA/QC and engineering services during construction.* Participate in professional development and training activities.Your Capabilities and Credentials* Working knowledge of the principles of civil/geotechnical or geologicalengineering.* Willing and able to travel, both nationally and internationally, toconduct field investigation or construction quality oversight type work.* Some exposure to or knowledge of numerical modeling and finite elementanalysis, and computer aided design drafting.* Pr