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Job Description

Providing expert, innovative environmental and engineering consulting services - without surprises - is what DST Consulting Engineers Inc., A division of Englobe does best. We are a multi-disciplinary firm providing comprehensive services to clients across Canada.

DST’s nation-wide team is comprised of exceptional people in various stages of their career. We come together each day to make the unexpected happen. Growing our team means we are in pursuit of brilliant individuals who can rise to the challenge.

We are currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer in Training to work out of our office in Thunder Bay, ON.

Key Accountabilities/Activities

Assisting Project Managers, Engineers and Technicians in fulfilling multi-disciplinary civil, geotechnical, environmental, geosciences, remediation, groundwater and soil related projects;

Collect field samples and/or prepare laboratory samples as directed by the laboratory supervisor;

Carry out field, laboratory (i.e. moisture content, proctors, Atterberg limits, sieves, etc) and soil compaction testing;

Record test data and prepare factual reports, summaries or prepare data sheets or graphs for interpretation of test results by the supervisor;

Maintain records of data base, calibration certificates, equipment manuals and applicable standards;

Assisting in engineering design, analysis and reporting;

Coordinating and performing field work;

Interacting with clients, regulators and subcontractors regularly including presenting and discussing outcomes with clients and project teams;

Developing and consistently executing prescribed technical procedures, safe work practises and work plans while completing field work;

Generating deliverable documentation including technical reports, summaries, data sheets, graphs, proposals and qualification packages;

Conducting technical peer reviews;

Participating in project management meetings;

Ensuring technical quality of studies and project delivery;

Assisting with networking initiatives to develop new business and client relationships;

Remaining current with new advancements in the field;

Working in a safe, efficient manner in accordance with all applicable regulatory requirements and contract specifications;

Remaining flexible to travel to various locations;


Diploma or Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering;

Registered for an Engineering designation or C.E.T.;

Ability to travel between worksites locally and within the region as required;

Ability to travel for extended periods of time fulfilling field work in remote areas;

Solid understanding of provincial and federal regulatory requirements;

Ability to read engineering drawings and maps;

Knowledge of concrete and compaction testing. CCIL certification (or equivalent) is an asset;

Strong understanding of construction activities; and

Valid provincial driver’s license required.

Key Attributes

Superior verbal and written English communication skills;

Strong technical writing skills, ability to present information concisely and clearly;

Ability to understand and focus on new ideas and concepts to coherently communicate in writing;

Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;

Ability to effectively and efficiently problem-solve and tackle new assignments;

Ability to handle multi-tasking and maintain focus in a busy work place;

Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure;

Ability to obtain security clearance required;

Ability to work nights and/or weekends, if required; and

Available to travel in remote areas and on short notice for extended period of time.

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to and quote Job # 19-061

If you have a disability and require assistance or accommodation with your application, please contact Human Resources at 1-613-247-2409 or email

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.

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