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Geotechnical Applications Engineer (Remote)

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 1A7

Company: Bentley Systems

About Bentley Systems


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world's infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent's leading geosciences software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $800 million in 172 countries.

Position Summary

Seequent is currently looking for a Geotechnical Application Engineer to be based in North America. In this role, you will bring your geotechnical expertise to help new and existing Seequent software users with overcoming their challenges using geotechnical analysis numerical software.

The PLAXIS finite element-based software applications for soil and rock analyses are used all over the world by thousands of engineers faced with challenging construction projects (for example foundations, deep excavations, tunnels, dikes, and offshore constructions). In addition to the software, we offer our users educational services through workshops, courses, and training, and we offer them expert advice. The educational services are offered as public events, webinars, and in-house events at the customer location.

As Geotechnical Application Engineer you will be transferring the required knowledge and skill set for achieving successful advanced geotechnical analysis results. This can be done by proving possible new users convincing geotechnical solutions, and by teaching our new and long-time users on the best-practices and geotechnical background.
We are continuously looking for new colleagues with a geotechnical engineering background. Geotechnical Engineers who are ambitious, dedicated, and interested in delivering high-quality products, projects, and services.


Your Day-to-Day
•    Helping users to select the appropriate modeling techniques
•    Explaining the results of highly complex Finite Element models
•    Teaching the users on the theoretical background of our software to understand their results.
•    Providing web-based user training
•    Providing on-site user training
•    Assisting in the creation of project proposals for both fixed fees and time and material projects.
•    Providing detailed geotechnical software training and demonstration
•    Supporting product and license sales with benefit-oriented, workflow specific demonstrations that promote Bentley and Seequent solutions using PLAXIS, Monopile Designer, and GeoStudio in close collaboration with our sales and technical teams
•    Answering complex questions on function and product best practices
•    Conveying user feedback to product development staff
•    Performing follow up, testing, and troubleshooting of products
•    Writing white papers and articles on best-practices
•    Validating software results
•    Maintaining awareness of relevant industry trends, best practices, and government regulations.
•    Be responsible for appropriate referral to other support and quality assurance areas


What We Offer
•    Competitive salary and benefits
•    A challenging job in an informal and international environment
•    Stimulating innovative and knowledge-driven work environment
•    Being part of one of the most successful engineering software companies in the world
•    We provide excellent support and mentoring to help you grow as a geotechnical engineer


What You Bring To The Team
•    Bachelor or Master Degree in Geotechnical Engineering
•    1 - 5 years prior engineering related experience
•    Knowledge of Numerical methods applied to the Geotechnical field (FEM, DEM)
•    You have prior experience working with PLAXIS, GeoStudio, or competing platforms (Flac, Rocscience, RS2)
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical details
•    Experience with or understanding of soil modelling, earthquake engineering and soil dynamics is preferred
•    Must be self-motivated and proactive, possessing a strong desire to learn
•    Flexible attitude and willing/able to travel
•    P.E. preferred
•    Fluency in English: oral and written
•    Spanish language is a bonus

About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems is a leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. Bentley’s MicroStation-based engineering and BIM applications, and its digital twin cloud services, advance the project delivery (ProjectWise) and the asset performance (AssetWise) of transportation and other public works, utilities, industrial and resources plants, and commercial and institutional facilities.

Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $700 million in 171 countries outside the United States.

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