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Stantec Intermediary Geotechical Engineer in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Build the foundation for a lasting and successful career in geotechnical engineering by starting with a good team. When we say that we’re full-service, we mean it. You’ll find us in the office, on site and in the lab. We work indoors and out, above and below ground, over and under water, across projects large and small. From field exploration and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical structures, our team does work that’s rock solid. Join our team today!

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


Job: Geological Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-Quebec-Saint-Laurent

Other Locations: Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Quebec-Longueuil, Canada-Quebec-Montréal, Canada-Quebec-Laval

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190002V2