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Junior Geotechnical Engineer/Engineer-In-Training

  1. Toronto
  1. Minerals & metallurgy

Junior Geotechnical Engineer/Engineer-In-Training

Why join us?

The Sustainable Mine Development division is currently seeking applications to fill a Junior Geotechnical Engineer position in its Toronto office.

The Junior Geotechnical Engineer will participate in multidisciplinary teams in the design of tailings management facilities. Under the supervision of intermediate and senior engineers and the support of designers, the Engineer will be involved in all stages of the design work from concept development to construction. Its tasks also include tailings dam inspections, dam stability reviews and other studies related to the design and behavior of tailings facilities.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Participate in the design of tailings facilities;
  • Participate in the preparation of technical plans and specifications;
  • Participate in the planning and carrying out of investigations and studies of mine tailings sites;
  • Participate in project meetings for aspects related to your discipline.

What will you contribute?

  • Degree in geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, geo-environmental engineering or other related field
  • Member of the Professional Engineers Ontario;
  • Minimum of 2 years of geotechnical experience;
  • Fluency English, Spanish would be asset;
  • Knowledge of office software ideally with SeepW or SlopeW
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • The candidate must demonstrate excellent teamwork skills within multidisciplinary engineering teams composed mainly of geotechnical engineers, hydrologists, hydrogeologists and environmental specialists.
  • Experience in mining would be an asset.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes
  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 2 weeks of vacation time
  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities


Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


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