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Job Description

  Providing expert, innovative environmental and engineering consulting services - without surprises - is what DST Consulting Engineers Inc. 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. At DST, you are not just any employee and we are not looking for just anyone.  DST Employees share common traits that enable them to thrive. They are: Results Driven, Inquisitive, Dynamic, Responsive & Zealous.  You tell us, are you a good fit at DST?If you are and you have the skills we need below, send us your CV.We are currently seeking an Intermediate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer to work out our Thunder Bay, ON office.About the JobThe civil/geotechnical engineer is responsible for leading and directing multi-disciplinary geotechnical and/or civil projects related to mining and infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating projects in one or more of the following areas;
    • Tailings Dams
    • Mining infrastructures
    • Civil infrastructures
  • Infrastructure projects including bridges, roads, water management structures, tunnels, rail, water, sewer, etc.
  • Coordinating, supervising and performing research and field responsibilities such as geotechnical investigation, geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring, etc.;
  • Generating and assisting with preparation of deliverable documentation such as proposals, technical reports, and qualification packages;
  • Managing and/or generating deliverable documentation of various projects including technical documents, research projects, case studies, and non-technical reports;
  • Conducting technical peer reviews of technical reports;
  • Consistently executing prescribed technical procedures and work plans;
  • Participating in project management meetings, office meetings, health and safety inspections;
  • Maintaining a commitment to exceeding client expectations by consistently delivering high quality of work;
  • Consistently maintaining professionalism and objectivity while working with colleagues and clients who require varying degrees of support;
  • Handling difficult situations with tact and diplomacy to maintain positive working relationships with all internal and external contacts;
  • Conducting project administration tasks as required, including timesheet generation and project invoicing; and
  • Performing other related duties as required.

About You

  • Undergraduate degree required;
  • Possession of a Professional Engineering (P. Eng.) designation required;
  • Minimum of 3-8 years’ Post-designation experience required;
  • Experience and knowledge with foundation geotechnical analyses for civil projects and mining infrastructure   
  • Experience and knowledge with Canadian Dam Association Guidelines
  • Experience and knowledge with tailings dams design and construction supervisions, tailings rehabilitation and mining infrastructures would be an asset;
  • Experience writing proposals, specifications, case studies, technical and non-technical reports;
  • Solid understanding of provincial and federal regulatory requirements acquired through experience and education;
  • Possession of valid driver’s license required; and
  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain security clearance required.


  • Strong organization and planning skills;
  • Strong research and technical writing skills;
  • Ability to present information concisely and clearly;
  • Approval in the MTO RAQS system for specialties related to pavement, foundations, soil and rock, etc. are considered an asset;
  • Proficient with use of MS Office;
  • Ability to effectively oversee contractors and subcontractors;
  • Ability to understand and focus on new ideas and concepts to coherently communicate in writing;
  • Strong listening and interpretation skills, ability to retain salient points and synthesize information on complex issues;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Flexibility and adaptability to scheduling changes and occasional overtime, evening or weekend work;
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently problem-solve and tackle new assignments;
  • Able to handle multi-tasking and maintain focus in a busy work place;
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure; and
  • Ability and willingness to travel on remote sites in Northern Ontario or any where in Canada.
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