Geotechnical Co-op Student

Fort St John
  1. Environment & geoscience

Designing for the future is about more than predicting what it looks like. It’s about having the know-how and the expertise to turn predictions into projects that deliver results and meet ever-changing needs. That’s what we do every day: for our clients, for their customers and for the sustainable future of our business and the world we operate in.

We are currently seeking a Geotechnical Co-op Student for our Fort St. John office for May-December 2020.


  • Perform Geotechnical, Environmental, and Materials Testing Fieldwork.
  • Perform some laboratory testing.
  • Daily field reporting and documentation.
  • Manage personal and some other staff workloads.
  • Reviewing project specific literature and summarizing relevant information.
  • Entering data and participating on various design projects.
  • Participating in field investigation which may include drilling, slope stability, risk assessments and instrumentation installation.
  • Topographic or construction surveying with GPS survey equipment.
  • Developing reports for site investigations and construction projects.
  • Developing presentation on completed projects.


  • Currently enrolled at an accredited university, preferably in 3rd or 4th year Civil, Geological or Mining Engineering.
  • Valid Canadian driver’s license with a clean driving abstract.
  • A solid understanding of MS Office.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work and travel throughout the province.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or as a member of a team.
  • Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Self motivated and a high level of energy.
  • Good organizational, team building, and technical skills.

Additional Information

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

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