Career Opportunities at Alpha Adroit

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

    • A 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: the chance 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

This page lists some of our current career opportunities at Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd. 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 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 Alpha Adroit only processes applications made through our website. Any request made through any other site 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 viewed as an asset.
    • Having the interest, knowledge, money (assets or creditworthiness), 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 in-time, within budget, and to the required quality, is deemed an asset.
    • Ability to lead teams is viewed as 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 significant 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 available at Alpha Adroit's Geotechnical Engineering Services.


This position will require traveling 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 to be 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 meticulously follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated through careful attention to details and a great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quickly, 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 the 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 deemed an asset.
    • Experience in geotechnical design (such as shallow and deep foundations and retaining walls) is viewed as an asset.
    • Competence in using Geotechnical Engineering software is considered an asset (Geostudio, LPile, Geosystems, gINT, SR Wall)
    • Experience in soil compaction testing using a nuclear density gauge is deemed an asset.
    • Experience in concrete construction QA/QC is viewed as an asset.
    • Experience in laboratory testing of soils, rock, concrete, oil sand, tailings, and asphalt is viewed as an asset
    • Competency in using Auto CAD is considered an asset.
    • CCIL certificate for concrete testing or aggregate testing is viewed as an asset.

 

The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:

    • The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude: can get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, a competent technical English writer skilled in proofreading and copy-editing.

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 three 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 vehicle 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 kind of services we provide is available at Alpha Adroit Services.

This position will require traveling 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 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, Outlook)
    • The successful candidate fully adheres to Alpha Adroit's core values, mission, and vision, as outlined on our website, and meticulously follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures. 

 

Technical Skills:

    • Visual classification of soils and rocks with reasonable accuracy is deemed an asset.
    • Training in Ground Disturbance Level II is viewed as an asset.
    • Experience in soil compaction testing using a nuclear density gauge is considered an asset.
    • Experience in concrete construction QA/QC is viewed as an asset.
    • Experience in laboratory testing of soils, rock, concrete, oil sand, tailings, and asphalt is regarded as an asset.
    • Experience in geotechnical design is viewed as an asset.
    • Competency in using Auto CAD is considered an asset.
    • CCIL certificate for concrete testing or aggregate testing is viewed as 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 the 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 available at Alpha Adroit's Geotechnical Engineering Services.

This position will require traveling 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 regarded as 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 meticulously follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.

 

The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated through careful attention to details and a great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quickly, 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 needed. 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 the 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 a minimum of four 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 the local geology of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia is viewed as an asset
    • previous work experience in testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt is considered an asset
    • previous work experience in construction QA/QC is deemed to be a valuable asset
    • previous work experience in light and heavy geotechnical design, mining, or oil and gas is regarded as an asset
    • competency in geotechnical engineering software is viewed as an asset

 

The ideal candidate would also have the following requirements:

    • The successful candidate will be punctual and possess good character and attitude- can get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, a competent technical English writer skilled in proofreading and copy-editing.

 

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 three 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 a one-hour lunch break (12:00-1:00 pm), and two coffee breaks. May require extended working hours from time to time, as needed. Fluent English speaking and professional phone answering skills are absolute requirements.

 

The successful candidate will have a very high level of care, demonstrated through careful attention to details and a great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quickly, 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 needed. 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 the 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- can get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, a competent technical English writer skilled in proofreading 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 a high degree of accuracy
    • Error-free typing, self-correcting skills, and accurate numerical data entry -Proficient in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher
    • Maintaining confidential information, and security of the premises (passwords, keys, and other security-related items), in a rigorous 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 a professional and positive manner
    • Act as Executive Assistant and provide support for various responsibilities often including taking care of tasks and errands that are not office related, as well as, duties pertaining office 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 techniques
    • 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 excellence
    • 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 contractual obligations.
    • As the person working in this position will become a face of the company and company's reputation, discretion on the individual's 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 three 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, geoenvironmental 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 Research and Development as well as Innovative Solutions is available at Alpha Adroit 's Unconventional Solutions.

More information on our Observational Method Solutions is available 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 undertaken by Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd. More information on the kind of services we provide is available at Alpha Adroit Services.

 

 

This position will require traveling 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 to be 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 meticulously follows Alpha Adroit's policies and procedures.
The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated through careful attention to details and a great sense of urgency to get things done correctly and quickly, 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 needed. 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 the 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 Ethics and Law exam (APEGA's or equivalent) within three 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 the local geology of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia is viewed as an asset
    • previous work experience in testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt is regarded as an asset
    • previous work experience in construction QA/QC is viewed as an asset
    • previous work experience in geotechnical design is deemed 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- can get along with all kinds of personalities.
    • The successful candidate will be a fluent English Speaker, as well as, a competent technical English writer.

 

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 three 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 available 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 a nuclear density gauge
    • 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
    • Performing administrative functions and ensuring smooth operations, conducting job site hazard 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 viewed as 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, especially using a nuclear density gauge, 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 deemed an asset
    • Experience with using industrial waste as backfill material and soil-cement is viewed as an asset
    • Experience with rebar inspection for reinforced concrete construction, concrete form inspection, testing of hardened concrete, non-destructive tests, and measuring the compressive and tensile strength of concrete is regarded as 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 deemed to be an asset
    • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's license
    • Ability to perform substantial 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 viewed as 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 undertaken by Alpha Adroit is viewed as an asset.  More information on the kind of materials testing currently conducted by Alpha Adroit is available at Materials Testing and 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 designated 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 soil compaction testing, 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 viewed as 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 headquarters office in Edmonton, Alberta.