Career Opportunity

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

At Knight Piésold, we believe in the one-team approach, with everyone working together toward achieving a shared goal.  Staff develop their skills through working on a mix of diverse projects, our knowledge-sharing culture, career mentoring program and collaborating with top professionals in the industry.

We are seeking applicants for the position of SENIOR GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER in our North Bay office.  The successful applicant will have a Bachelor's or Master’s degree with a specialization in geotechnical engineering and must be registered (or eligible to register) as a Professional Engineer in Quebec.  A minimum of 10 years of applicable engineering experience is required.

Relevant work experience includes some of the following:

  • Geotechnical investigations and reporting
  • Geotechnical analyses and foundation assessments
  • Tailings and water management feasibility studies, design and operational support
  • Dam and embankment design, analyses and monitoring
  • Construction material evaluations
  • Civil/earthworks construction monitoring and project management
  • Preparation of design reports, drawings and technical specifications

Practical work experience specifically related to mining project development and operations is required.  The candidate must have a strong technical design background in geotechnical analyses, project management experience, excellent communication skills in both English and French (verbal and written) and a demonstrated capability to work cooperatively within multidisciplinary teams and assist in the development of junior staff. 

The successful applicant will be expected to coordinate office design and site work activities. Additional responsibilities will include geotechnical analyses, optimizing designs, writing and reviewing technical reports.  Travel to domestic and international project sites is a requirement of the position.  Experience in the consulting industry, including client liaison activities, is a prerequisite.  

Knight Piésold is committed to employment equity and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to