Junior Engineer

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. Prince George, BC $1.00 per year



Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. – an employee owned, western Canada based company, is looking for a Junior Engineering professionals and technologists. We are in search of individuals with education and/or experience in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering and Mining disciplines.

 If you have this experience and/or education and would like to further your career, the opportunity exists with Terracon.

What you can Expect

You’ll be able to apply your experience and technical abilities towards projects involving geotechnical/civil engineering, QA/QC construction monitoring, site investigations, foundation inspections, soils and concrete lab testing, for a variety of clients which range from open pit mining environments to municipal work sites.

These roles are fulltime, field-based positions, which require close alignment with Terracon’s S.I.T.E. values (Safety, Integrity Teamwork and Entrepreneurism). Terracon’s goal is to support its employees in developing their careers by providing a wide variety of technical and leadership opportunities allowing for continued progression of skills and competencies.

This opportunity exists as local to Prince George, BC and/or on remote projects.

What You’ll be Doing

·         Earthwork monitoring quality control

·         Concrete testing

·         Piling monitoring and inspections

·         Monitoring, documenting, and verify field construction activities to evaluate compliance with design specifications

·         Be involved in multi-discipline projects in the areas of geotechnical design for foundations, retaining & shoring systems, mining facilities, slope stabilization, roads, and other infrastructures

·         Preparing technical reports, project scheduling & resourcing, meeting project deadlines and budgets

·         Performing geotechnical testing and installations – Slope Inclinometers (SI), Vibrating Wire Piezometers (VWP)

·         Data collection for groundwater monitoring, pump testing, hydraulic conductivity testing, soil sampling, surface water sampling, sediment sampling, and other environmental field services

·         Driving in an active mine and interacting with heavy equipment

·         Communicating verbally using two-way radio system

·         Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients

·         Participating in local and remote projects, working up to 12 hours per day/night


What We’re Looking For

·         Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering, or Technology, or an equivalent combination of education and field experience

·         Professional designation in good standing with EGBC or ASTTBC

·         Legally authorized to work in Canada

·         Must have a valid driver’s license, with clean driver’s abstract


Additional Assets

 ·         Experience in a technical field-based role is an asset

·         Civil construction or Engineering industry experience an asset

·         Experience driving a 4x4 off road and in winter conditions

·         BSO/CSO, H2S & CCIL certification are considered assets

·         Preference will be given to those who have previous mining experience


Terracon’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission is to help ensure projects are designed, built, and maintained with the sound application of geotechnical, geoscience, environmental and safety standards so that they operate effectively and safely.  Our Vision is to be an industry leader by building best in class technical, safety, and professional standards into everything we do.  We are at our best when our collective and individual actions are guided by our SITE Values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Entrepreneurism).

Why Work for Terracon?

Come work with a group of people who have a passion for excellence and share common values.  In your role at Terracon, you will have an ability make a difference every day, working along side a wide range of dedicated engineers, geoscientists, technologists as well as a talented group of people who support the business.  You will have an opportunity to share your expertise and develop solutions working with various clients on interesting projects.  We offer a competitive employee package including health & dental wellness plans, employee incentives, and RRSP/TFSA financial wellness plan.  Apply to learn more about your future with Terracon.

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Terracon is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our employees and clients including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities and person of any ethnic and national or socio-economic background.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted


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