Company: Wood
Skills: Metallurgist / Materials Engineering
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking a Junior Materials Engineer to join our team in Edmonton!

This is an exceptional opportunity to develop your career and experience in the engineering and construction with Wood on world class projects in your own hometown!

The successful candidate will be someone who jumps at the opportunity to go to site because he/she understands that seeing what's happening is the key to understanding what needs to be done. Fieldwork is the foundation for engineering success!

Key Responsibilities
  • Materials/Geotechnical engineering on a wide variety of projects including the West Valley Line LRT, oil sands, commercial and municipal projects
  • Construction monitoring on projects including, excavations, subgrade inspection, shallow foundations, pile monitoring (cast-in-place concrete, driven steel, etc), PDA, performance monitoring, etc;
  • Geotechnical drilling and soil logging;
  • Assisting project managers geotechnical / materials staff on a wide range of site investigations;
  • Preparation of field reports, and assisting with preparation of geotechnical reports and proposals:
  • Willingness to travel within Alberta, although other opportunities for travel across Canada including working in conjunction with other Wood offices are available depending on the motivation of the individual and specific project needs.


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Geology
  • Six months to 2 years of relevant experience, which can include previous summer or co-op employment terms in geotechnical/materials engineering, engineering consulting, geological fieldwork, earthworks construction, or remote resource development work
  • Currently registered or eligible for registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.
  • Unrestricted Class 5 Driver's License valid in Alberta and a good driving record (driving abstract required)
  • Excellent written and oral communication (English) skills
  • Willing and physically able to lift and hike in rugged/remote terrain conditions
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to a variety of project sites
  • CSA Safety boots required
  • Ability to work in the laboratory and office settings
  • Willing to do a variety of tasks and able to prioritize


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 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.