The Opportunity

Metro Testing + Engineering Ltd. is hiring an Intermediate to Senior Geotechnical Engineer to lead the geotechnical team in Fort St. John with the support of the larger Geotechnical team based in the Lower Mainland.

Our Fort St. John Office has a significant construction material testing team and small two-person Geotechnical Team.  With significant growth opportunity in the region, the right Engineer will grow the team through business development and develop the team with technical leadership.

Who We Are

Metro Testing + Engineering Ltd. is one of the largest Geotechnical and Materials Engineering Companies in Fort St John.  We deliver the service, support, and solutions to our clients’ construction projects in the residential/commercial/industrial, oil-and-gas, mining, and infrastructure market sectors.  We continue to work hard at being the first choice in materials testing and engineering for our clients.

We currently have offices in Ft. St. John, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Edmonton, Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Abbotsford, Surrey, Burnaby, Squamish, Victoria and growing. The main business of Metro is construction materials testing with growing geotechnical and environmental engineering divisions.

Project Types & Engineering Challenges

Primary soils in the region are Glacial in nature with glacial till and glacial lacustrine clays common in the area.

  • Projects currently range from construction, pipelines, oilfield laydown, municipal infrastructure, transportation, slope stability, and the door is open to diversifying our work.
  • Work ranges across northern BC and Alberta.

What You Will Get

Salary range of $120-150k, potential to be higher with the right candidate

  • 3 weeks of paid holiday
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Relocation allowance available

Long-Term Compensation Plan

Partnership opportunities are available after two years at the company.

  • Profit sharing is currently based on regional/departmental success.

What You Will Be Doing

Provide technical expertise and act as a technical advisor to Metro’s project teams as well as directly with clients.

  • Contribute to the development of proposals and participate in the process to acquire new businesses or to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Coordinate and manage profitable projects with respect to time, budget and scope.
  • Conduct geotechnical field investigations and monitoring of construction activities.
  • Proactive business development required. Must be able to grow the geotechnical department and bring in new clients.
  • Mentorship and development of team and new employees

Who We Are Looking For

  • Experience with the Construction, Oil & Gas, Energy, and Transportation Industry
  • 10 or more years of Geotechnical Engineer experience
  • 5 or more years of project management experience as a P.Eng.
  • Eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC)
  • Experience in business development and client retention
  • Experience with preparing and reviewing proposals
  • Experience with civil and geotechnical design software such as gINT, AutoCAD, and Slide
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