LVM Maritime Testing, a subsidiary of Dessau, is a consulting engineering and environmental firm that provides professional services in the fields of Construction Materials Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Environmental Services. Formerly Maritime Testing, our firm has joined with LVM, a national firm that employs more than 1,400 people.
Currently, we are seeking an ambitious engineer to enhance our geotechnical and geo-materials capabilities in our Dartmouth, Nova Scotia office. Being familiar with the local soil and rock conditions and having local business contacts would be a great asset and assist in salary negotiation. The successful candidate would work in cooperation with our geotechnical group and assist the team with further business and expertise development.
Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be responsible for:
Expand geotechnical and geo-materials capabilities of the office, including development of clients, managing projects, budgets, equipment, chargeability, etc.
Coordinate project work, conduct inspections, carry out investigations, schedule laboratory tests, prepare reports and invoices for various projects related to construction of buildings, retaining walls, engineered fills, roadways, infrastructure, towers, bridges, wharves, landfills, etc.
Ability to carry out detailed assessment with the assistance of relevant software, techniques, advanced testing, specialized professionals, etc.
Preparing Proposals, Liaison with clients, contractors, field personnel, etc., Project Management, Scheduling technicians for field testing and inspection tasks, Reviewing test results.
A minimum of 5 years relevant geotechnical experience and be eligible for enrolment in the Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia;
Excellent leadership and business development abilities;
The successful applicant will have strong analytical, interpersonal, managerial, and report writing skills.
Dessau adheres to employment equity and equal opportunity programs and encourages all women, visible minorities, Aboriginals and disabled persons to apply.
Only selected candidates will be contacted. The masculine gender is used throughout without any intent to discriminate but solely to make the text easier to read.