Dovre Group Geologist Contract in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Dovre Group

Branch Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL CA

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Or would be an asset.Knowledge of engineering theory, principals practices as they relate to geological designs;Preferably significant geological experience in…

Introduction: Dovre Group is pleased to offer the following resident contract opportunity: MF Site – Geologist based in Muskrat Falls, Labrador.Start Date: ASAPEnd Date: 12 months renewable
Description: The MF Site Geologist will work closely with the MF Site Resident Engineer, Design Engineering, Construction Management and Contractors to contribute to and coordinate design information to support the Project. This includes interpreting the technical requirements or the design documents to provide clear understanding of the requirements and processing of Site Queries, Concession Requests and Change Requests including Engineering Change Notices.The duties and functions of the MF Site Geologist shall include, but are not limited to, the following: Studies Drawings and specifications issued to the field and reports to Site Resident Engineer and Engineering Manager any ambiguities, interferences or errors found on the drawings, specifications and assigned work;Inspection and mapping of foundations prior to contractor placing concrete or embankment materials;Participate in review of Contractor’s Quality Control program;Assist QA in review of Contractors material certification, surveying and materials testing;Assist Home Office in preparation and conveyance of Engineering Change Notices;Provide technical support to construction activities at the worksite;Expedite design changes for timely response to Engineering Change Notices;Advise Site Resident Engineer, Construction Manager and contractors on the interpretation of geologic related technical drawings and specifications;Advises on additional details or clarifications required from project design;Reviews proposals for field changes and substitutions and recommends action to Site Resident Engineer and Engineering Manager, and Construction Manager for approval;Work with Shift Engineers and Construction Monitors in problem recognition and resolution;Performs any other duties that may be requested by Site Resident Engineer;Review of contractor’s documentation related to geological and geotechnical works;Inspection and geological mapping of foundation surfaces of permanent civil structures;Suggest foundation treatment to be carried out before placement of concrete and fill, and approval of foundation surface before placement of fill and concrete;Inspection of overburden and rockmass excavation and embankment construction activities for recording data of the ground conditions encountered for the foundation of various civil structures including embankment construction;Inspection of rock and overburden excavation, and embankment construction areas to determine effectiveness of the dewatering systems in place and suggest additional requirement if any;To provide assistance to the Engineers on ground consolidation and stabilization, support and safety issues;To participate in construction and contractual discussions;Inspection and recording of data if required during the drilling and grouting of curtain grouting holes and drainage hole construction, installation of rock dowels / anchors and quality! proof tests;Provide assistance in supervision of dam construction activities, including material selection and placement.Inspection and supervision of geotechnical instrumentation during installation and monitoring if and when it is necessary.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Geology or Geological Engineering, with 10 years of experience in a similar role is preferred. or would be an asset.Knowledge of engineering theory, principals practices as they relate to geological designs;Preferably significant geological experience in the hydroelectric engineering consulting sector;Site inspection and construction experience with structure foundations for earth and concrete structures;Experience with foundation preparation, materials testing, specifications and drawing preparation;Interpretation of information from geotechnical field investigations;Experience in rock surface mapping and inspection;Experience in embankment dam construction, including material selection and placement;Experience in borrow area and quarry development and exploitation;Design experience for cold weather environments an asset;Good knowledge of engineering principals, standards and regulations relating to construction, inspection and workplace health and safetyWorking knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Control principals and proceduresDemonstrated experience with identification of construction problems and resolution through change noticeDemonstrated ability to verbally and graphically convey problem resolution to engineering and construction partiesStrong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with a variety of personnel, and other industry participants, both internal and externalProven skills in effectively managing multiple tasks, often under pressure and within time constraintsAbility to develop processes and articulate within the project organizationAbility to quickly assimilate new data, including highly technical informationStrong ability to use Microsoft applications such as word, excel, outlook, power point, etc.Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to the client’s vision and valuesWillingness to work a turnaround arrangementMust be able to work effectively as a key member of the Project Delivery Team within a multi-functional team environment (matrix style organization structure)Excellent leadership and communication skillsSolution orientedMust be able to work in a collaborative / supportive manner with stakeholdersSafety oriented.
Offer: Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and access to Dovre Club, our exclusive club for project professionals. Dovre Club does not only allow you to keep up with job opportunities, but also enables you to manage all work related documents, such as payroll information, time sheets and expenses. Dovre Club is accessible from any device, so you can apply for relevant job assignments or manage work related documents wherever you are and whenever you want.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, CA
Posted on: 2016-02-19
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