Senior Foundation Engineer

Geotechnical · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Geotechnical
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

McIntosh Perry is growing to meet demand – and we need you! As a growing multi-disciplinary engineering and related professional services firm, we are building on our strong National reputation by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product and exceptional service. With more than 600 employees in offices across Canada, McIntosh Perry is expanding its scope and looking for new talent to join our supportive, dynamic team. Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:

 Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

 Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

 Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

 Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

 Did you dot the i's and cross the t's? - Personal responsibility

 Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun, then this could be the right opportunity for you. For more information about McIntosh Perry, to see why it's such a great place to work and one of the fastest growing engineering firms in Canada visit our website at  


As a Senior Foundation Engineer, you will be working with multidisciplinary teams on various types of projects. Your duties will include, but are not limited to 

  • Leading geotechnical engineering design and ensuring adherence to the project schedule and budget;
  • Actively leading and supporting a positive, respectful and results oriented work environment ensuring consistency with core values;
  • Ensuring proper project planning is in place for the scheduling, staffing and resourcing of the team in order to ensure the effective execution of projects;
  • Overseeing the work of engineering interns and technologists and providing guidance and mentoring to more junior staff;
  • Preparing designs and recommendations, writing or reviewing geotechnical & soil investigation reports, specifications and other deliverables related to a variety of geotechnical projects;
  • Stamping such reports;
  • Liaising with contractors including conducting site inspection/supervision, and QA/QC inspections;
  • Liaising with clients, government and/or regulatory bodies;
  • Making field decisions for geotechnical issues;
  • Preparing cost estimates and proposals for a variety of clients and sectors;
  • Managing client relationships throughout project terms including providing a technical advisory role;
  • Playing an active role in business development activities and marketing by establishing and maintaining positive client relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Specifying site investigation and laboratory testing requirements;
  • Attending site and office meetings; 
  • Other duties as may be required.  



  •  A minimum of ten-years relevant experience;
  • An undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering, a master’s degree would be considered an asset;
  • P.Eng. by Professional Engineers Ontario required and in good standing;
  • RAQ’s medium-complexity qualified or capable of acquiring qualification (REQUIRED);
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal; 
  • Commitment to health and safety regulations and desire to contribute to a safe work environment;
  • Willingness to travel out of town temporarily as needed by the project;
  • The possession of a valid driver’s license equivalent to Ontario G Class.

 McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

 McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

(Referral Program Class A)











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