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Job Description

  We are hiring for the position of Junior Engineer in the Civil / Geological areas at our Vancouver, Canada office.Knight Piésold is a specialized global engineering consulting firm with over 100 years of industry experience. We have been recognized for having an exceptional workplace for our employees and have been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2022.At Knight Piésold, we believe in the one-team approach, with everyone working together towards a shared goal. Our professional staff develop their skills through working on diverse projects and collaborating with top professionals in the industry, while benefitting from Knight Piésold’s strong knowledge-sharing culture and mentoring program. We offer unique opportunities to work on projects around the world.An ideal candidate for this position will have a Bachelor’s or graduate degree in Geological or Civil Engineering. The applicant must be registered or eligible for registration as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with EGBC. The successful applicant will work on a variety of mining and hydropower projects with multi-disciplinary teams. This position includes opportunities for domestic and international travel and will involve field assignments. Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Site investigations
  • Laboratory testing
  • Data analysis
  • Geotechnical analysis and design
  • Construction monitoring  
  • Report preparation
  • Modelling and GIS

Projects that the successful candidate may be involved with include tailings dams, geotechnical support to operating underground and open pit mines, mine infrastructure, water retaining dams, pipelines, and hydropower facilities.We place an emphasis on developing practical solutions to meet our Client’s needs, and preference will be given to individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills in addition to strong technical competence.