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Job Posting: Geotechnical EIT and/or Technicians, Thunder Bay, ON

Job Id: TEC-1754561998
Job Sector: Technical Services Group

Location(s) and Position(s) Available: Ontario, Thunder Bay - 2 position(s) available

Providing expert, innovative environmental and engineering consulting services - without surprises - is what DST Consulting Engineers Inc., A Division of Englobe, does best.  We are a multi-disciplinary firm providing comprehensive services to clients across Canada.   

DST’s nation-wide team is comprised of exceptional people in various stages of their career.  We come together each day to make the unexpected happen.  Growing our team means we are in pursuit of brilliant individuals who can rise to the challenge. 

DST Consulting Engineers Inc.'s Technical Services Group has an immediate opening for full time permanent Geotechnical Engineer Interns and/or Technicians based out of our Thunder Bay, ON office. 

Key Accountabilities/Activities

  • Assisting Project Managers, Engineers and Technicians in fulfilling multi-disciplinary civil, geotechnical, environmental, geosciences, remediation, groundwater and soil related projects across Southern Ontario;
  • Assisting in land surveys with Total Station or a GPS unit;
  • Collecting field samples and/or preparing laboratory samples as directed by the laboratory supervisor;
  • Carrying out field and laboratory geotechnical testing and supervision, including: soil compaction testing, concrete testing, asphalt field compaction and sampling, groundwater sampling, geotechnical drilling supervision and soil characterization;
  • Coordinating and performing pre-construction condition surveys and vibration monitoring;
  • Consistently executing prescribed technical procedures, safe work practices and work plans while completing field, laboratory and office work;
  • Ensuring environmental management, planning and regulatory compliance;
  • Recording test data and preparing factual reports, summaries, data sheets or graphs for interpretation of test results by the supervisor;
  • Help maintain data bases of records for calibration certificates, equipment manuals and applicable standards;
  • Participating in project management, site and staff planning meetings;
  • Handling difficult situations with tact and diplomacy to maintain positive working relationships with all internal and external contacts; and,
  • Performing other related duties as required.


  • College Diploma in a civil or geotechnical – field of study preferred;
  • CET or C.Tech designation is an asset or eligible to apply;
  • Understanding of and/or ability to learn technical laboratory and field testing procedures required;
  • Ability to travel between worksites locally and within the region as required;
  • Possession of or ability to obtain Security Clearance required;
  • A valid “G” Drivers license required; and
  • Knowledge of concrete, asphalt, and compaction testing. CCIL certification (or equivalent) is an asset

Key Attributes

  • Understanding of civil engineering and construction;
  • Knowledge of Total Station or a GPS unit;
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to the team’s goals.
  • Strong technical writing skills, ability to present information concisely and clearly; 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to handle multi-tasking and maintain focus in a busy work place.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Must be available on occasion to work evenings and/or weekends to meet project needs. 
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently problem-solve and tackle new assignments;

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to humanresources@dstgroup.com

Subject line:  JOB #19-037

If you have a disability and require assistance or accommodation with your application, please contact Human Resources at 1-613-247-2409 or email humanresources@dstgroup.com.

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability or any other legally protected status.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.

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