• Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #11165
  • Salary: CA$150,000 Per Hour

MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking a Geotechnical Team Lead for our client – an innovative, reputable geotechnical engineering consultancy based in Vancouver. Over the past 15+ years, our client has completed over thousands of projects across BC, Alberta, and the Yukon ranging from the foundation design of a small laneway house to the excavation, shoring and foundation of large institutional, commercial, and infrastructure projects.

This individual will conduct comprehensive site visits, leveraging their deep knowledge of geotechnical engineering to make informed decisions and recommendations. Additionally, they will supervise field investigations, manage project coordination, ensure accurate interpretation of geotechnical data, act as a client liaison, and continuously enhance team capabilities by identifying and implementing improvement strategies aligned with industry advancements.


  • Conduct site visits and make decisions/recommendations based on a strong knowledge of geotechnical engineering
  • Coordination and performance of the field investigations
  • Supervise, guide, and support the geotechnical team, ensuring efficient workflow, resolving conflicts, and fostering a positive work environment
  • Oversee geotechnical project planning, resource allocation, and scheduling to meet deadlines and deliver high-quality results
  • Review and interpret geotechnical data, reports, and analyses, providing expertise and guidance to ensure accuracy and compliance with standards
  • Act as a point of contact for clients, addressing inquiries, presenting findings, and ensuring client satisfaction throughout projects
  • Identify areas for improvement in processes, methodologies, and team skills, implementing strategies for enhancement and staying updated with industry advancements


  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering (required)
  • Candidate must be registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with Engineers and Geoscientists BC
  • Carry a Class 5 Driver's License and own a vehicle
  • Ability to work with design teams to incorporate geotechnical aspects into site designs
  • Earthwork and foundation construction supervision and reporting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work and contribute individually or as part of a team, being a self-starter
  • Ability to multitask, organize time, and meet deadlines


Nice to Have:

  • Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering is considered a plus. 
  • Experience with CAD, LPile, and Slope Stability software is considered an asset
  • Erosion and sedimentation control and Stormwater management experience

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About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivaled expertise with our team's extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.


Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.


Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application. This position is open exclusively to individuals residing in Canada and legally authorized to work in Canada. Applications not meeting these criteria will not be considered.


Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.


Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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