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Job Description

  We are hiring for a Geotechnical Engineer (Mining Rock Mechanics) at our North Bay, Ontario office.Knight Piésold is a specialized global engineering consulting firm with over a century of industry experience. We have been recognized for providing an exceptional workplace for our employees and have been recognized as one of the top employers in Canada.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 Mining Engineering. The applicant must be registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with PEO. Candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in rock mechanics and the ability to communicate fluently in English. This position may include opportunities for domestic and international travel to meet the needs of our clients. A graduate degree in rock mechanics, experience in the consulting industry or an operating mine, experience with numerical modelling and the ability to communicate in Spanish or French are all considered assets.Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Planning, coordination and implementation of geomechanical site investigations
  • Rock mass classification and the selection of geomechanical domains
  • Numerical modelling and analyses including stability assessments for open pit slopes and/or underground excavations
  • Project management and coordination
  • Travel both domestically and internationally (as required) to meet the needs of our clients

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.Benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Employer RRSP contribution
  • Bonus days off and paid time off during office closure between December 25th and January 1st
  • Year-end profit-sharing bonus

Knight Piésold is committed to employment equity and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We thank everyone who is interested in our role. We will reach out to short listed candidate directly.