Geotechnical Engineer Toronto

Geotechnical Engineer


Terrapex is currently seeking an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, and goal-oriented individual to the role of a Project Manager within our Geotechnical Service Line. Our geotechnical group currently consists of 35 dedicated and talented staff, including 5 licensed engineers and a fully accredited soils and concrete laboratory. Our client base includes leading infrastructure GCs, major landowners, and top-tier developers in the GTA and Ottawa, a variety of government and related agencies, commercial/industrial landowners, construction companies and architects/engineers. We are leaders in in-situ testing, precision monitoring
and ground improvement technologies.

Working under the leadership and support of our geotechnical services manager and geotechnical staff in Toronto, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and regular communication with clients.
• Project coordination, technical leadership, and technical design for public and private sector clients in Ontario.
• Experience in developing and administering project proposals, work plans, and project costing/budgeting.
• Responsible for invoicing clients on a monthly basis as assigned by senior management.
• Directly responsible for the health and safety of any person working on an assignment; conduct project site inspections to ensure compliance with all safety and government regulations.
• Provide training to junior and intermediate staff.
• Oversee multiple geotechnical projects simultaneously.
• Conduct and or manage field investigations to acquire appropriate data.
• Prepare and review geotechnical reports.
• Geotechnical and materials engineering on a wide variety of projects including commercial, industrial, infrastructure and others
• Construction monitoring and inspection on projects including, excavations, subgrade and shallow foundation inspections, pile installation monitoring, embankment performance monitoring, etc.
• Installation and monitoring of geotechnical instrumentation.
• Preparation of field reports and assisting with the preparation of geotechnical reports and proposals.
• Willingness to travel within Ontario including working in conjunction with other Terrapex offices.
• Maintain and develop client relations.
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

• a degree from an accredited university in Geological, Geotechnical, or Civil (geotechnical option) Engineering;
• registered as a Professional Engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario;
• a minimum of 6 years of diverse geotechnical engineering and inspection and testing experience;
• strong technical and project management skills;
• superior verbal and written communication skills;
• valid Driver’s License; and
• knowledge of local geotechnical conditions and the regional market.

Successful candidates will also possess:

• Entrepreneurial spirit with previous business development experience;
• Energetic, self-motivated, results-oriented go-getter;
• Composed, confident demeanor, comfortable in a variety of settings (e.g. clients, contractors, technical staff, executives);
• Flexible, responsive can-do attitude, with willingness to take on wide scope of responsibilities to build geotechnical business.

Terrapex offers a flexible work environment including work from home options. As this is a leadership position, we are ideally looking for a candidate who will maintain a regular presence in our Toronto (North York) office. However, we are open to considering candidates who wish to be based in our Durham,
Hamilton or Ottawa offices.

~ Integrity ~ Technical Excellent ~ Respect ~ Personal Service ~ Practical Approach ~

TERRAPEX is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, TERRAPEX will make every effort in providing accommodations to applicants with disabilities upon request during the
recruitment process.

Interested applicants are asked to please email resumes to

Although we appreciate all interested applications, please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Disclaimer: Unsolicited referrals and/or resumes submitted from vendors, including recruiting, search and staffing agencies in the absence of a signed recruitment agreement shall not be considered binding and will become the independent property of Terrapex.