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Job Description

About Us

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. We work together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and disciplines. Currently there are over 450 employees, consisting of professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians, software developers, accountants, administrators, health & safety and human resources professionals. BGC has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as Colorado, US and Santiago, Chile.

Our flat management structure and unique culture create a work environment where employees can grow professionally and work with fantastic teams. BGC offers you the potential to work on technically challenging projects alongside industry leaders, within a social environment that encourages a healthy work-life balance.

The Role

BGC is seeking an experienced intermediate to senior geotechnical or geological engineer. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background and 7 - 10 years relevant work experience since graduation. The suitable candidate should have the ability to work in multi- disciplined project teams on projects working in remote, challenging environments, and a desire to travel and work in remote conditions.

Candidates shall possess an undergraduate degree in civil, geological, or mining engineering. A post-graduate degree in geotechnical or geological engineering is desirable. Strong understanding in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology as well as proven communication skills (English and Spanish) are essential. Project management skills and a willingness to supervise and mentor junior staff are also desirable. Candidates must have a valid driver's license.

Desired Skills

Site Investigation/Characterization Programs

Dam Design

Tailings Management

Foundation Engineering

Construction Services

Working Knowledge of Design Programs (i.e. GeoStudio)

Proficient in both Spanish and English communication skills


Based in Santiago, Chile, with projects situated throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia.

BGC pays competitive salaries, provides a comprehensive benefit package, and maintains a casual but professional work environment. If you are qualified and interested in a career with BGC, please send your resume and a covering letter in confidence to:

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