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Job Description

  We are hiring for the position of Intermediate Engineer in the Civil, Geological, and Geotechnical areas at our North Bay, Ontario, 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 for our employees and has 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 Civil Engineering. The applicant must be registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with PEO. A minimum of 5 years of experience related to mining, hydropower and/or infrastructure project development with a strong background in geotechnical analysis is required. The successful applicant will play a key role in a variety of mining and hydropower projects and must be able to work with multi-disciplinary teams. This position includes opportunities for domestic and international travel and will involve field assignments. Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Planning and participating in geotechnical/hydrogeological site investigation programs
  • Completing geotechnical and/or civil engineering analyses and design
  • Overseeing construction projects
  • Coordinating technical work within several disciplines and groups
  • Project management activities
  • Writing technical reports
  • Preparing detailed proposals and schedules
  • Mentoring and training junior and intermediate staff

Current assignments 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.