Oil Gas Job Shell Canada July August 2010

July 20, 2010 · Posted in Geologists Geophysicists 

Shell CareerShell Canada

At Shell, we are celebrating almost a century of operations in Canada. For nine consecutive years, we have been named one of the country’s top employers and recognized as a leader in sustainable development since 1991. Our focus on innovation and technology has made us a leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of refined petroleum products. We are Canada’s largest producer of sulphur and one of the largest oil sands developers in the country.

As we look ahead to the next 100 years, we need creative, ambitious and innovative professionals who can help us achieve our goals and help grow our business. We will provide you with the resources to put your ideas into action, global opportunities to advance your career, and outstanding benefits and rewards that support your quality of life. Join us and let’s make a real difference together.

Geotechnical Design Engineer (U21210)

Shell Canada is currently seeking a Geotechnical Design Engineer (U21210) for their Calgary location.


* Under the technical direction of the Geotechnical Design Team Lead or Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer,completes geotechnical design tasks in compliance with provincial regulations,national or international design guidelines and locally established geotechnical practice.
* Checks calculations of consultants.
* May sign and stamp geotechnical design reports.
* Authors technical sections of designs relating to geology and geotechnical foundation conditions,site investigation data,laboratory data,results and methods of analyses.
* Coordinates and directs geotechnical investigation,sampling and laboratory programs.


* Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical, Mining, Civil or Geological Engineering
* Professional Geotechnical Engineer registered or eligible for registration in Alberta.
* Previous experience in open pit mining operations
* 4+ years geotechnical experience
* Individual must be comfortable working in a multitask environment
* Must be able to work well with operations personnel in order to achieve objectives
* Must be prepared to occasionally work in harsh environmental conditions
* Skilled in dyke and dump construction activities, including planning, constructing, monitoring, and reporting
* Knowledge in oil sands tailings planning activities, including analyzing and classifying materials, creating storage plans, monitoring placement of materials, and reconciling planned to actual tailing storage
* Knowledge of oil sands tailing engineering, including collecting and analyzing data from deposits, predicting and modeling slurry/deposit behaviour, selecting investigation and test methods, assessing tailings behaviour
* Skilled in geotechnical engineering, including assessing and analyzing foundation conditions and construction materials, stability analyses, seepage analyses, planning geotechnical structures, and monitoring and interpreting data from lab and field investigations
* Knowledge of ground water engineering, including selecting and specifying testing methods and procedures, interpreting and analyzing results, and creating aquifer models and reports
* Skilled in managing geotechnical drilling and instrumentation planning, including selecting appropriate drilling methods, selecting monitoring instrumentation, interpreting instrumentation data
* Knowledge of Oil Sands Geology related to mining and geotechnical operations
* Knowledge of Oil Sands Mineral Processing principles
* Knowledge of Oil Sands Mining practices

Apply Online at www.shell.ca/careers

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