Geotechnical and Rock Mechanics Engineer - EIT

February 6 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Geological, Geotechnical, Mining,
Labrador City, NL | Quebec, QC | Sept-Iles, QC | Montreal, QC | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC | Mont-Tremblant, QC | Val-d'Or, QC | Rouyn-Noranda, QC • Full time

Type of position: Regular

Your future role on our team

The Rock Mechanics Engineer-in-Training will be responsible for applying rock mechanic principles to surface mining, underground mining, and civil construction. The successful candidate will provide rock mechanics / geotechnical engineering services and task execution, working with experienced geotechnical professionals keen on sharing knowledge for continued development.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to

  • Rock Mechanics applications, ranging from field mapping, geotechnical core logging, and rock mass characterization to rock stability assessment and reinforcement design
  • Technical management and coordination of geotechnical site investigations, supervision of investigation activities, laboratory materials testing and preparation of technical reports
  • Review and supervision of civil/geotechnical related construction activities
    Terrain and slope hazard assessments, mapping and reporting
  • Geotechnical engineering analysis including slope stability, seepage and deformation analysis
  • Participation and collaboration with multidisciplinary project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables
  • Travel to project sites within Canada and occasionally overseas

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Results-driven
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Desire to be in the thick of the action
  • Ability to see beyond established standards
  • Rigour and ethical

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Degree in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering, mining or other related field. Post-graduate degree is an advantage.
  • Eligible for registration as an Engineer-in-training (EIT) with Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • 1 - 3 years of relevant professional geotechnical engineering experience
  • Strong academic background and solid understanding rock mechanics.
  • Familiarity with geotechnical design software, such as Rocscience software suite, FLAC, and other geotechnical software is an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, technical writing experience as well as presentation skills is a must
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites
  • Bilingual, English and French

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Access to many experts and coaching
  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Opportunity for site work: an amazing career accelerator!
  • Custom training and development plans
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Growing business with many opportunities

About BBA
For over 40 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada’s leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 15 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow’s industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people’s passion and excellence make BBA a Canada’s Best Employer and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we’re committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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