Career Opportunities at Alpha Adroit

At Alpha Adroit, one of our major goals is to satisfy our staff with an enjoyable work environment, through providing:

    • Cooperative and caring team atmosphere
    • Assertive, clear communications and professional conduct based on mutual respect and equality
    • Ergonomic and healthy workplace
    • Exciting projects
    • Personal, technical, and professional growth opportunities
    • Vivid two-way mentorship culture: opportunity for mentees and mentors to change roles
    • Opportunity to serve the communities we operate in
    • Opportunity to produce the highest quality services
    • Appreciation to the contribution of all our employees

Some of our current career opportunities are posted here. If you feel that you contribute and adhere to our Mission, Vision, and Core Values, or have a unique talent you want to share with our team, we encourage you to contact us and send your resume, or just pick up the phone and let's talk! Even if we might not have a career opportunity for you right away we will contact you when we have a perfect fit for your unique talents.

 

Please note that only applications made through our website will be considered. Any application made through any other website will not be considered or will be at a disadvantage in processing time. We DO NOT use any agencies for hiring our employees and all interviews will be held at our headquarter's office in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.


Please review the list of our career opportunities below.  

List of Career Opportunities at Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd

 

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd is seeking Geotechnical Engineers or Geologists that have the capability and are willing to become active partners (shareholders) with the company.

Requirements:

    • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in Canada is a requirement.
    • Having 20+ years of relevant Canadian experience is considered an asset.
    • Having the interest, knowledge, money (assets or credit worthiness), and industry contacts to be a viable active partner (shareholder) is a requirement.
    • Living in Edmonton or relocating to Edmonton (or a nearby location) is a requirement.
    • Project management experience and ability to initiate, manage, and get the projects done on quality, on time, and on budget is considered an asset.
    • Ability to lead teams is considered an asset.
    • Ability to develop business is considered an asset.

There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume and we encourage you to outline ALL your capabilities, achievements, and major projects.

 

Please, send your resume and cover letter to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.

 

We are currently looking for an individual, who enjoys technical challenges and is seeking to gain a variety of project experience, to join our Edmonton Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking or contributing to a diversity of civil/geotechnical engineering projects, under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, with a focus on geotechnical projects.

This position will include the responsibilities of a Junior Geotechnical Engineer. Competency at one (or more) of the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is a must. 


More information on the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is presented at: Alpha Adroit's Geotechnical Engineering Services


This position will require traveling and working across Alberta (may include British Columbia and Saskatchewan as well). Having a Class 5 driver's license is a MUST and the candidate may be required to drive company vehicles.

Owning a truck and using it for work is considered an asset (we pay standard rate mileage) but is not a requirement.

The successful candidate fully adheres to Alpha Adroit's core values, mission, and vision, as outlined on our website, and fully follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated thorough careful attention to details and great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quick, right the first time, in a professional manner. The successful candidate shall be dedicated to the excellence of the work he/she will be doing and is always punctual and ready to do the required tasks.

Personal Attributes

The incumbents must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. The incumbents must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

    • be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower and listener
    • be honest and trustworthy
    • be respectful
    • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    • be flexible
    • demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
    • Always communicate with etiquette and conduct himself/herself professionally
    • quick learner with ability to develop skills on their own
    • The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties during communications
    • be courteous
    • organized

 

Technical Skills:

    • Visual classification of soils and rocks with reasonable accuracy is considered an asset.
    • Experience in geotechnical design (such as shallow and deep foundations and retaining walls) is considered an asset.
    • Competence in using Geotechnical Engineering software is considered an asset (Geostudio, LPile, Geo-systems, gINT, SR Wall)
    • Experience in soil compaction testing using nuclear densometer is considered an asset.
    • Experience in concrete construction QA/QC is considered an asset.
    • Experience in laboratory testing of soils, rock, concrete, oil sand, tailings, and asphalt is considered an asset
    • Competency in using Auto CAD is considered an asset.
    • CCIL certificate for concrete testing or aggregate testing is considered an asset.

 

The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:

    • The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude: is able to get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, competent in effective English writing and technical writing.

Other Requirements:

    • Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, OutLook)
    • Be willing to perform other related duties as required, these duties may not be under the category of Geotechnical Engineer
    • Note-taking skills
    • Time management skills

** In the first 3 sentences of your cover letter, you shall list your three top qualities (only 3) that you believe make you the perfect candidate for this position.

There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume. However, your resume will be judged based on the principles of effective writing.

Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.

 

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd is seeking geotechnical engineering or civil engineering EIT or technologists who own a truck and are willing to use their truck for work (we pay standard mileage rates).

This position will include the responsibilities of a geotechnical engineering E.I.T. and civil/geotechnical engineering technologist for the type of services conducted by Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd. More information on the type of services we provide is presented at: Alpha Adroit Services

This position will require traveling and working across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. Having a Class 5 driver's license is a MUST and the candidate may be required to drive company vehicles.

 

Requirements:

    • Having a class 5 Driver's license is a requirement  
    • Owning a proper truck and using it for work is a requirement (we pay standard mileage rate) 
    • A degree in civil or geotechnical engineering or technologist is a requirement (third year and plus students will also be considered)   
    • Safety training requirements: TDG Class 7 (Radiation Safety for Portable Guage Users), H2S Alive, WHIMIS, CSTS, Standard First Aid and CPR, Confined Space Entry, and Wildlife Awareness
    • Living in Edmonton or relocating to Edmonton (or a nearby location) is a requirement.
    • Professional communication skills
    • Proficiency in using MS Office (Excel, Word, Out Look)
    • The successful candidate fully adheres to Alpha Adroit's core values, mission, and vision, as outlined in our website, and fully follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures. 

 

Technical Skills:

    • Visual classification of soils and rocks with reasonable accuracy is considered an asset.
    • Training in Ground Disturbance Level II is considered an asset.
    • Experience in soil compaction testing using nuclear densometer is considered an asset.
    • Experience in concrete construction QA/QC is considered an asset.
    • Experience in laboratory testing of soils, rock, concrete, oil sand, tailings, and asphalt is considered an asset.
    • Experience in geotechnical design is considered an asset.
    • Competency in using Auto CAD is considered an asset.
    • CCIL certificate for concrete testing or aggregate testing is considered an asset.

 

Personal Attributes:

The successful candidates will demonstrate the following personal attributes:

    • be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower
    • be honest and trustworthy
    • be respectful
    • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    • be flexible
    • demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
    • Always communicate with etiquette and conduct himself/herself professionally
    • quick learner with ability to develop skills on their own
    • The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties during communications
    • be courteous
    • organized

 

If you meet the above requirements, please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.

 

 

This position will include the responsibilities of a Professional Geotechnical Engineer. Being registered as a PEng in Alberta, British Columbia, or Saskatchewan is a requirement. Expert competency level in at least one (or more) of the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is a must. 

More information on the type of geotechnical engineering services we provide is presented at: Alpha Adroit's Geotechnical Engineering Services

This position will require traveling and working across Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. Having a Class 5 driver's license is a MUST and the candidate may be required to drive company vehicles.

 

Owning a truck and using it for work is considered an asset (we pay standard rate mileage) but is not a requirement.

 

The successful candidate fully adheres to Alpha Adroit's core values, mission, and vision, as outlined on our website, and fully follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.

 

The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated thorough careful attention to details and great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quick, right the first time, in a professional manner. The successful candidate shall be dedicated to the excellence of the work he/she will be doing and is always punctual and ready to do the required tasks.

 

Our philosophy is that we hire for personality and potentials, and then we train for deficiencies in required skills, if any, and when required. As for any other learning task, the learning happens when the learners eagerly pay attention and actively engage in the learning process, mainly done by themselves and during their own time. We provide some resources, training, and educational material.

 

Personal Attributes

The incumbents must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. The incumbents must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

    • be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower
    • be honest and trustworthy
    • be respectful
    • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    • be flexible
    • demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
    • Always communicate with etiquette and conduct himself/herself professionally
    • quick learner with ability to develop skills on their own
    • The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties during communications
    • be courteous
    • organized

 

Technical Skills

    • having a degree in civil or geotechnical engineering or related field- preferably from a Canadian University, or having minimum 4 years of work experience in a geotechnical engineering position in Canada
    • visual classification of different local soils and rocks with reasonable accuracy
    • drilling experience and good knowledge of local geology of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia is considered an asset
    • previous work experience in testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt is considered an asset
    • previous work experience in construction QA/QC is considered an asset
    • previous work experience in light and heavy geotechnical design, mining, or oil and gas is considered an asset
    • competency in geotechnical engineering software is considered an asset

 

The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:

    • The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude- is able to get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, competent in effective English writing and technical writing.

 

Other Requirements:

    • Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, OutLook)
    • Be willing to perform other related duties as required, these duties may not be under the category of Geotechnical Engineer
    • Note-taking skills
    • Time management skills
    • Conflict resolution skills and ability to handle difficult communications, including also client satisfaction communications, in a professional manner

 

** In the first 3 sentences of your cover letter, you shall list your three top qualities (only 3) that you believe make you the perfect candidate for this position.

 

There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume. However, your resume will be judged based on the principles of effective writing.

Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.


This position will include the responsibilities of receptionist, office administrator, and executive assistant. The duties also include general housekeeping and cleaning tasks of the office. Working hours from 7:55 am to 5:05 pm, including 1 hour lunch break (12:00-1:00 pm), and two cofee breaks. May required extended working hours from time to time, as needed. Fluent English speaking and professional phone answering skills are absolute requiremets.

 

The successful candidate will have a very high level of care, demonstrated thorough careful attention to details and great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quick, in a calm and professional manner.

 

Our philosophy is that we hire for personality, and then we train for deficiencies in required skills, if any, and when required. As for any other learning task, the learning happens when the learner eagerly pays attention and actively engages in the learning process, mainly done by herself/himself during her/his own time.

 

Personal Attributes

The incumbents must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. The incumbents must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

    • be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower
    • be honest and trustworthy
    • be respectful
    • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    • be flexible
    • demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
    • Always communicate with etiquette and conduct himself/herself professionally
    • quick learner with ability to develop skills on their own
    • The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties
    • be courteous
    • organized

 

The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:

    • The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude- is able to get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, competent in effective English writing and technical writing competent in proof reading and copy-editing.
    • The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties during communications.
    • The successful candidate will be preferably a non-smoker, a non-drinker, and non-user of addictive drugs. The workplace is strictly non-smoking with no tolerance for alcohol use at the premises.
    • Always communicating with etiquette and conducting herself/himself professionally
    • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as, outside clients and vendors on a daily basis
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Error-free typing, self correcting skills, and accurate numerical data entry -Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Out Look, and Publisher
    • Maintaining confidential information, and security of the premises (passwords, keys, etc), in a very strict manner
    • Handling cash, bank checks, and notes of financial value
    • Handling all day-to-day operation matters, and being able to take responsibility and fill in when required and ensure that the office premises are kept clean and tidy
    • Greet and assist visitors, answer phones, direct calls, and respond to inquiries in professional and positive manner
    • Act as Executive Assistant and provide support for various responsibilities often including taking care of non-office related tasks and errands, as well as, office related tasks such as screening calls; managing calendars; making travel, meeting and event arrangements; preparing reports and financial data; training and supervising other staff; and client relations.
    • Perform other related duties as required

 

Other Requirements:

    • Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, and OutLook)
    • Stress management skills
    • Perform other related duties as required, these duties may not be under the category of receptionist or office administrator
    • Minute taking and note taking skills
    • Time management skills
    • Conflict resolution skills and ability to handle difficult communications, including also client satisfaction communications, in a professional manner
    • As the person working in this position will be handling confidential and privileged information and valuables, this position requires at least one bankable guarantor that will provide a personal guarantee for any breach of trust, confidentiality, or other contract obligations.
    • As the person working in this position will become a face of the company and company's reputation, discretion on the individual's personal social media and internet contents are required.
    • Preparing meeting agendas, meeting minutes, reports, and other documents
    • Knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping, human resources, sales, marketing, information technology (IT), and graphic design software is considered an asset.
    • Competence in using office equipment

 

** In the first 3 sentences of your cover letter, you shall list your three top qualities (only 3) that you believe make you the perfect candidate for this position.

There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume. However, your resume will be judged based on the principles of effective writing.

Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.

 

If you have inventions (with or without a registered or pending patent) in areas of civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, geo-environmental consulting or clean up, or permafrost engineering, we would like to hear from you.  Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form or call our headquarters' office at (+1) 780-708-4110.

More information on our Reserach and Development as well as Innovative Solutions is presented at: Alpha Adroit 's Unconventional Solutions

More information on our Observational Method Solutions is presented at: Alpha Adroit 's Observational Method Solutions


We are flexible; hence, we do not publish a list of requirements.
 There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume.

 

 

This position will include the responsibilities of a geotechnical engineering E.I.T. and civil/geotechnical engineering technologist for the type of services conducted by Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd. More information on the type of services we provide is presented at: Alpha Adroit Services

 

 

This position will require traveling and working across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. Having a Class 5 driver's license is a MUST and the candidate may be required to drive company vehicles.

 

Owning a truck and using it for work is considered an asset (we pay standard rate mileage) but is not a requirement.  
The successful candidate fully adheres to Alpha Adroit's core values, mission, and vision, as outlined on our website, and fully follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.
The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated thorough careful attention to details and great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quick, right the first time, in a calm and professional manner. The successful candidate shall be dedicated to the excellence of the work he/she will be doing and is always punctual and ready to do the required tasks.

 

Our philosophy is that we hire for personality and potentials, and then we train for deficiencies in required skills, if any, and when required. As for any other learning task, the learning happens when the learners eagerly pay attention and actively engage in the learning process, mainly done by themselves and during their own time. We provide some resources, training, and educational material.

 

Personal Attributes:

The incumbents must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. The incumbents must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

    • be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower
    • be honest and trustworthy
    • be respectful
    • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    • be flexible
    • demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
    • Always communicate with etiquette and conduct himself/herself professionally
    • quick learner with ability to develop skills on their own
    • The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" - eager to understand the other parties
    • be courteous
    • organized

 

Technical Skills:

    • having a degree in civil or geotechnical engineering or related field- preferably from a Canadian University
    • having passed the Ethics and Law exam (APEGA's or equivalent), or be able to pass the test within 3 months after employment
    • ability to classify different local soils and rocks visually with reasonable accuracy is considered an asset
    • drilling experience and good knowledge of local geology of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia is considered an asset
    • previous work experience in testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt is considered an asset
    • previous work experience in construction QA/QC is considered an asset
    • previous work experience in geotechnical design is considered an asset
    • competency in using various geotechnical engineering software is considered an asset

 

The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:

    • The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude- is able to get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, competent in effective English writing and technical writing.

 

Other Requirements:

    • Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, and OutLook)
    • Perform other related duties as required, these duties may not be under the category of civil/geotechnical EIT or technologist
    • Minute taking and note taking skills
    • Time management skills
    • Conflict resolution skills and ability to handle difficult communications, including also client satisfaction communications, in a professional manner

 

** In the first 3 sentences of your cover letter, you shall list your three top qualities (only 3) that you believe make you the perfect candidate for this position.

There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume. However, your resume will be judged based on the principles of effective writing.

 

Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.

 

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd is seeking a competent Engineering Technologist or Engineer-In-Training (EIT) for conducting the type of services we provide. More information on the type of Concrete Testing Services we provide is presented at: Alpha Adroit's Concrete Testing Services 

The successful candidate will be engaged in:

    • Concrete testing and aggregate testing according to CSA, ASTM, and AASHTO standards
    • Conducting field density testing on aggregates, soils, and other road construction materials using nuclear densometer
    • Lab testing on hot mix asphalt for volumetric properties and physical properties of aggregates
    • Field and lab testing for concrete materials
    • Testing different road construction materials in the laboratory
    • Proof rolling and inspection of sub-base, base, and pavements
    • Conducting maintenance of laboratory equipment and calibrate the testing equipment as necessary
    • Training seasonal staff, preparing test reports, and maintaining electronic test records and databases
    • Conducting administrative functions and ensuring smooth operations, undertaking risk assessment, and following and implementing safety procedures and instructions

 

Qualifications

The following qualifications are required (or are considered an asset when not a requirement): 

    • Civil Engineering Technologist Diploma or Civil or Geotechnical Engineering Degree
    • Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) or eligible to be certified with the Association of Science & Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET)
    • Certified CCIL concrete tester and aggregate tester (certification is considered an asset but is not a mandatory requirement)
    • Minimum two (2) year of field and laboratory experience in inspection and testing of road and embankment construction materials, specifically using nuclear densometer, hot mix asphalt testing, soil testing, and concrete testing
    • Knowledge of appropriate testing standards, specifications, Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), road construction engineering principles, routine and advanced concrete testing, soil and aggregate testing, and concrete and concrete plant operations
    • Experience with light-weight backfill, heavy-weight backfill, and soil and rock backfill materials is considered an asset
    • Experience with using industrial waste as backfill material and soil-cement is considered an asset
    • Experience with rebar inspection for reinforced concrete construction, concrete form inspection, testing of hardened concrete, non-destructive tests, and measuring tensile strength of concrete is considered an asset
    • Ability to operate field instruments and equipment are considered to be assets
    • Strong communication skill (both verbal and written), ability to interpret contract documents, drawings, and specifications according to the City of Edmonton Roadways Construction Standards (knowledge of the City of Calgary Standards is considered an asset)
    • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google applications and software
    • Experience with soil and concrete sampling systems, environmental sampling, and environmental testing is considered to be an asset
    • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's license
    • Ability to perform heavy physical effort, including work under variable or harsh environmental conditions, standing for extended periods, and lifting up to 50 pounds (lbs.)
    • Experience with testing of plastic concrete, zero slump concrete, grout concrete, mortar, shotcrete, Portland cement, and roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is considered an asset
    • Owning a truck and using it for work is considered an asset (we pay standard rate mileage) but is not a requirement.

 

** Experience in the type of testing conducted by Alpha Adroit is considered an asset.  More information on the type of testing currently conducted by Alpha Adroit is presented at: Material Testingand Construction Quality Control

 

 

 

Please send your application documents in the following format (it would help us direct your application to the right person):

  • In the first line of your resume and cover letter, please indicate if you are registered or are eligible to be registered as C.E.T with the Association of Science & Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET), as well as, the number of your years of experience in concrete testing and aggregate testing.

  • In the second line of your resume and cover letter, please indicate if you are registered with the Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL) as a certified concrete tester or aggregate tester (this registration is considered an asset but is not a mandatory requirement).

 

Please send your resume to Alpha Adroit Engineering through our Career Application Form.

 

 

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides geotechnical engineering, materials testing(soil compaction testing, concrete testing, grout testing, etc), construction quality control, environmental engineeringforensic geotechnical engineering (failure investigation, expert witness, geotechnical engineering remediation and repair design), and permafrost engineeringservices in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Fort McMurray (ABAlberta), Vancouver (BCBritish Columbia), and Saskatoon (SKSaskatchewan). Alpha Adroit provides services to international locations through its main office in Edmonton, Alberta.