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Job Description

  About Us   
BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international applied earth sciences professional services firm. We are proud of our talented team of over 700 employees, spanning the fields of Engineering, Geoscience, Software, Geomatics, Data Science, Accounting, Administration, Health & Safety and Human Resources.  Alongside our clients and industry partners, BGC works collaboratively as ‘One Team’, dedicated to solving the world’s most critical applied earth science challenges. BGC has Canadian offices located in Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Sudbury, Fredericton, Halifax, and offices in Golden (Colorado), Santiago (Chile), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) and Brisbane (Australia).  

Our flat management structure creates a culture of innovation, excellence and transparency and a casual, dynamic and inclusive work environment. BGC prides itself on offering training and mentoring opportunities to further our employees’ professional growth as well as social and wellness activities that contribute to the connection and wellbeing of our team.   We believe in One Team, Excellence, Curiosity, Common Sense and Clarity. 
The Role BGC is seeking graduate engineers and geoscientists with a passion for applied earth sciences and a dedication to lifelong learning in a technically challenging and inspiring team environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, relevant work experience and a desire to travel and work in diverse and remote conditions.  BGC provides an opportunity to develop an exciting career that builds on fundamental skills gained during university. Graduate engineers and geoscientists at BGC can expect a mix of field and office work. Typical field work includes site investigations (including drilling and downhole testing, testing pitting, field mapping, geophysical surveys, instrumentation installation, river/stream inspection, and geohazard assessment) and construction monitoring. Field work typically involves 2-3 week long field stints in remote areas, and often multiple shifts, or a scheduled rotation. Typical office work includes reporting and interpretation of field data, engineering or geoscience analysis including material and site characterization, interpretation of instrumentation data, and contribution to designs. This role is a fulltime position based in Brisbane, Australia with opportunities to travel to our Canadian offices and work on projects internationally.
Required Education, Experience and Competencies 

  • Enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a relevant undergraduate degree in Civil (Geotechnical/Hydrotechnical/General) or Geological Engineering, Geoscience, Geology, Geophysics or a related field
  • 0-5 years of experience
  • Excellent written, presentation and oral communications
  • MS Office skills
  • A post-graduate degree is an asset

 Familiarity with the below topics is an asset:

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrotechnical (Water Resources) Engineering (Hydrology and Hydraulics)
  • Surface Water Hydrology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geomorphology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Technical Writing
  • Field Mapping
  • Dam Design

Position Requirements  Drug & Alcohol Testing 
To ensure we meet our client’s compliance requirements and our workplace health and safety commitments, BGC has a drug and alcohol policy that applies to this position.  The policy states that an employee may be required to take a drug and alcohol test prior to engaging in field work. This testing could be requested within an employee’s first week or in the future, as required. It is important to note that some clients also require random drug and alcohol testing, and/or testing in the event of a health and safety accident or incident.  
Driver’s License 
BGC requires that employees have a valid driver's license, and that employees can drive a field utility truck.  Upon hiring, BGC will require a driving record to allow for a safety review of your driving history.  
Travel and Vaccination  
BGC is committed to maintaining a safe work environment to ensure the health and safety of employees while on business travel and during field assignments. To meet travel and client requirements, employees may be required to receive vaccinations such as yellow fever, COVID-19, malaria, etc. If you require an accommodation or wish to discuss your situation, please contact Human Resources. BGC requires that you have a current passport for this position.   
COVID-19 Vaccination 
BGC is committed to maintaining a safe work environment, and we are following current public health orders to ensure the health and safety of our employees while maintaining their privacy and respecting their individual circumstances. As of July 4, 2022, the BGC COVID-19 vaccination policy has been suspended until further notice. If BGC resumes this policy, all employees will be required to submit all COVID-19 vaccination records to HR.  If you require any accommodations or are not able to comply with this request, please inform Human Resources  
Company Benefits  BGC offers our employees the following: 

  • Our ‘One Team’ culture supporting health, wellness, safety and diversity 
  • Professional development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Flat management structure 
  • Flexible workplace with office and home arrangements 

     BGC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation with your application, please contact us.