Intermediate Tailings Engineer


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 500 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 company-wide clubs and mentoring opportunities.

The Role

BGC is seeking an Intermediate Geotechnical or Geological Engineer with experience in tailings management and tailings dam site investigation, design, analysis or construction support. They will work in a multidisciplinary team, leading tasks related to earth dam design and construction. The ideal candidate will gain valuable industry experience working at a multinational Engineering firm, while practicing our values of One Team, Excellence, Curiosity, Common Sense, and Clarity.


  • Act as a project engineer and technical lead under the direction of the Engineer of Record for tailings projects
  • Train, mentor, and supervise technical work of Junior staff
  • Manage projects, prepare proposals, and track budgets.
  • Author or co-author reports
  • Organize and supervise field programs, including: site investigation, construction, dam safety inspections
  • Work with client representatives
  • Help promote BGC vision, values and culture amongst BGC staff
  • Travel as required, which could include extended shifts at remote sites

Required Education, Experience & Competencies

  • 4-10 years relevant work experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Civil or Geological Engineering
  • Post-graduate degree is an asset
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) as a professional engineer
  • Experience in tailings management
  • Experience in tailings dam site investigation, design, or construction support
  • Excellent communication skills

Company Benefits

BGC offers a wide range of benefits and perks:

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Flexible hours
  • Parental leave top ups
  • Social activities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Flat management structure
  • Ability to work with fantastic teams and industry leaders
  • Casual and professional work environment


BGC has offices in the following locations:

Canada - Vancouver, Kamloops, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Fredericton, Halifax
USA - Golden (Colorado)

BGC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

If you are qualified and interested in a career with BGC, please send your resume and a cover letter in confidence to

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or call the HR Team at 604-684-5900.

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