Intermediary Geotechical Engineer
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
1d ago

Your Opportunity

One of our many activities in our geotechnical group is the design and modeling covering the life cycle of mine tailings and tailings dikes of our mining clients across Quebec and Canada.

Due to growth in the department, we are looking for an intermediate geotechnical engineer who will provide solutions for different customers, and for different phases of the projects, from design, construction, maintenance to closure and mine rehabilitation.

Your responsibilities

Modeling, design and evaluation of the different options, considering new methods while respecting project specifications.

Prepare & write technical reports, offering clear, precise and refined solutions

Interface and consultation as needed with geochemists, hydrogeologists, hydrotechnical engineers, mining engineers, or biologists

Inspections of sites throughout Quebec (often) and elsewhere in Canada (occasionally)

Your background

Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering

5 to 10 years of geotechnical engineering with solid field experience related to tailings, mine development and mine closures.

Experience with Geostudio (slope / w, seep / w, vadose / w, sigma / w), settle3d or other geotechnical models. Working knowledge of geochemistry, hydrogeology, dam safety and water management would be an asset.

Bilingual English and French is an asset

Flexibility to travel approx. 20% of on-site time for inspections, drilling samples and customer visits

Member of the OIQ or able to become one

Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt quickly as projects change

Willingness to strengthen and make safer mining sites and their communities.

What we offer

Regular full-time position : 37.5 hours / week.

  • Competitive compensation;
  • Flexibility in your work schedule

  • Reimbursement of your professional association membership fees;
  • Flexible group insurance plan;
  • Group RRSP;
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan;
  • Training and Skills Development Program


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