Junior to Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer (Western Canada)


About Us

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. We work together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and disciplines. Currently there are over 450 employees, consisting of professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians, software developers, administrators, accountants, health & safety and human resources professionals. BGC has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as Colorado, US and Santiago, Chile.

Our flat management structure and unique culture create a work environment where employees can grow professionally, work with fantastic teams and enjoy perks such as lunch time yoga, companywide clubs and mentoring opportunities.

The Role

BGC is seeking a junior to intermediate level Geotechnical Engineer with a fundamental understanding and interest in soil mechanics; mining earthworks (e.g. tailings dam) design / mine waste management, and/or construction services to join our team in Vancouver, Kamloops, Edmonton, or Calgary.

Example project types that Junior to Intermediate Geotechnical Engineers may work on:

  • Geotechnical investigations, geotechnical design, or construction monitoring (CQC/CQA) for mine infrastructure such as tailings facilities, water management structures, access roads, and building foundations. On-going projects are located in Canada, US, Chile, and the Dominican Republic.
  • Mine reclamation activities, particularly in northern regions and Alberta’s oil-sands, which may include constructed wetlands, soft tailings capping, and alternative tailings management technologies.

Field rotations (2 – 3 weeks) or site visits will be required.


  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Applied Science or Engineering
  • Strong understanding of soil mechanics, fundamental knowledge of geotechnical design, hydrology & hydrogeology, and engineering geology
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Preference for candidates with a relevant post-graduate degree

BGC pays competitive salaries, provides a comprehensive benefits package, and maintains a casual but professional work environment. If you are qualified and interested in a career with BGC, please send your resume and a cover letter in confidence to: careers@bgcengineering.ca


We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity & inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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