Rock Mechanics Engineer-in-Training

August 8 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, HR, Training, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Training - Development - Improvement
Montreal, QC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

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Type of position: Regular


The Rock Mechanics Engineer-in-Training will be responsible for applying rock mechanic principles to surface mining, underground mining, and civil construction.

The successful candidate will provide rock mechanics / geotechnical engineering services and task execution, working with experienced geotechnical professionals keen on sharing knowledge for continued development.

Responsibilities will include the following:

Rock Mechanics applications, ranging from field mapping, geotechnical core logging, and rock mass characterization, to rock stability assessment and reinforcement design.

Technical management and coordination of geotechnical site investigations, supervision of investigation activities, laboratory materials testing and preparation of technical reports

Review and supervision of civil/geotechnical related construction activities

Terrain and slope hazard assessments, mapping and reporting

Geotechnical engineering analysis including slope stability, seepage and deformation analysis

Participation and collaboration with multidisciplinary project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables

Travel to project sites within Canada and occasionally overseas




Ability to maintain positive peer relationships

Ability to learn on the fly



Degree in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering, mining or other related field. Post-graduate degree is an advantage.

Eligible for registration as an Engineer-in-training (EIT) with Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec.

1 - 3 years of relevant professional geotechnical engineering experience

Strong academic background and solid understanding rock mechanics. Soil mechanics background is an asset.

Familiarity with geotechnical design software, such as Rocscience software suite, FLAC, and other geotechnical software is an asset

Strong written and verbal communication skills, technical writing experience as well as presentation skills is a must

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team

Ability and willingness to travel to project sites

Bilingual, English and French


  • Être orienté vers le client
  • Faire preuve d’adaptabilité
  • Entretenir de bonnes relations avec ses collègues
  • Avoir la capacité à apprendre dans l’action
  • Souci d’obtenir des résultats
  • Avoir le sens des affaires (entrepreneuriat interne/externe)


  • Baccalauréat ès sciences ou maîtrise en ingénierie des mines, en géologie technique ou en génie civil avec une concentration en géotechnique.
  • Attestation d’ingénieur stagiaire de l’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (ou respect des critères d’attestation).
  • De 1 à 3 ans d’expérience professionnelle pertinente en géotechnique.
  • Très bons acquis scolaires et très bonne compréhension de la mécanique des roches. La mécanique des sols est un atout
  • Solides aptitudes pour la communication, à l’oral et à l’écrit, expérience en rédaction technique et compétences en présentations exigées.
  • Solides aptitudes aux relations interpersonnelles et aptitude à bien travailler en équipe.
  • Capacité et volonté de se déplacer sur des chantiers.
  • Atout : Familiarité des logiciels de conception géotechnique tel que la suite Rocscience, FLAC et d’autres logiciels géotechniques.
  • Bilinguisme (français et anglais).

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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