Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Engineering, Geoscience Technician, Geotechnical Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has summer/term opportunities in our Edmonton office for Students and/or Junior Engineers/Geologists (in Training) with Geotechnical or Geological backgrounds:

Work could include :



  • Undertake geotechnical investigations
  • Providing support to PM's and senior engineers in a range of geotechnical assignments that may include analytical, technical, field/lab and reporting. Projects may include routing studies and geo-hazards, stability assessments, heavy industrial foundations, dams, mining, tunneling or geo-environmental projects
  • Related reporting and documentation




  • Undertake geological related work / investigation
  • Delivery of various assignments that may include core-logging of bedrock encountered in Alberta including the McMurray (oilsand) Formation , field investigation, laboratory testing, and earthworks construction monitoring
  • Geological interpretation and modeling
  • Related reporting and documentation


Skills / Qualifications





  • University degree (or in progress) in geotechnical, geological, or civil engineering; Master's degree an asset
  • Registered or eligible for registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Preferred industry experience in providing practical geological/geotechnical engineering services relevant to a variety of projects (petrochemical, transportation, civil municipal, commercial development, resource industries, utilities, building structures)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Must be well organized, have the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time, deliver on time and on budget


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.




Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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