Geotechnical Technologist, Mississauga ON

DST Consulting Engineers - Toronto, ON (24 days ago)

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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.

Our Infrastructure Client Group has an immediate opening for a permanent full time Geotechnical Technologist based out of our Mississauga, 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.
Ability to effectively and efficiently problem-solve and tackle new assignments.

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to

Subject line: JOB #19-065

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