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Parsons Corporation Geotechnical Engineer - Mining in Virtual Office, Ontario

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Job Description:

Combining Strong forward-thinking and cutting-edge technology improves our world. Parsons success is striking the balance between big ideas and the technical ability to bring them to life. We deliver innovative environmental solutions around the globe that makes the world safer, and healthier, and have been doing it for 75 years.

We are looking for a Geotechnical Engineer with mining experience that exhibits great problem-solving skills, a “can do” approach, and thrives in a high energy environment. In this role, you will work with a team of experts, supporting various mine closure investigations, designs, and construction projects, and oversight. Willingness to periodically travel to field sites is expected.


  • Performs a variety of civil/environmental engineering tasks to complete remedial designs for mine waste and other geo-environmental applications.

  • Familiarity with hydrology, open channel hydraulics, or fluvial geomorphology

  • Develop and oversee investigation programs.

  • Analyze and interpret laboratory geotechnical test results.

  • Review boring logs and develops subsurface soil profiles.

  • Perform geotechnical engineering calculations, such as slope stability and settlement.

  • Assist in developing design drawings and writing technical specifications.

  • Write technical design reports and memos.

  • Complete investigation and construction field assignments (as needed),

  • Obtain the necessary management skills to grow into a Task Manager/Project Manager/ Technical Lead position.

  • Work effectively and collaboratively with the project team.

  • Candidate must also implement behavior-based safety tools to achieve incident-free operations (no personal injuries, property damage or environmental releases) for both client and Parsons.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineer or related field.

  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred (not required).

  • 5 or more years of related work experience in geotechnical investigations and design.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft software and various computer software applications.

  • Requires a demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication skills.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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