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Geotechnical EIT - Calgary

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Date: Jan 31, 2023

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 82147 

Job Category: Campus; Engineering 

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) specializes in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modeling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise.


Our Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) group forms an integrated core that provides clients with outstanding project execution through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise. From concept to operation, we are committed to providing traditional services alongside proprietary technologies and innovative thinking to deliver custom, cost-effective solutions.  


From studies, analysis, and design to construction supervision and monitoring, our DES group specializes in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modelling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management.  


Interested in being part of pursuing and developing new technologies, unlocking constraints, and bringing more value to our clients’ operations. Join our team today!   


Title:  Geotechnical EIT - Calgary


Position Summary:  

Hatch is seeking a Geotechnical EIT with interest in Dynamic Earth Solutions. Reporting to Geotechnical Discipline Lead, you will support offices globally working from our Calgary office.  


What Will a Career at Hatch Offer?  

You will: 

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways 
  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office on project sites  
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally 
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning daily 
  • Gain relevant experience and support in obtaining your professional designation   
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry 
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills 
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees   


We are entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities. 



  • 2D and 3D computational modeling including Finite Element Analysis (FEA) 
  • 2D drafting  
  • Assisting engineers with Civil and Geotechnical engineering design and calculations 
  • Support field assignments include the geotechnical site investigations and construction supports 
  • Support laboratory testing of the soil and rock samples 
  • Data collection and input, and other tasks as assigned, to assist the engineering team in the delivery of Drawings and Reports for various Clients 
  • An individual design project will be assigned, to be worked on when billable work is not available 
  • Will be required to function with supervision, work with Geotechnical Engineers and Drafting Lead, as well as with other Disciplines 
  • Regard for job safety, quality work, and social responsibility 


Education and Experience: 

  • Must be working towards graduating in 2023, or recently graduated, with a Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering or Civil Engineering degree.
  • Excel academically while being actively involved in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities at school or in the community 
  • Preferred academic courses (i.e. Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Structural Analysis, Concrete and/or Steel Design, Structural Dynamics, Numerical Methods) 
  • Academic or work experience with Geotechnical Engineering softwares.  
  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites including remote sites 


Competencies (knowledge, skill, attributes): 

  • Interested in the field of Geotechnical/Geological Engineering 
  • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects  
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges  
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges 
  • Adapts and embraces change 


To be considered, you must submit: cover letter, resume and unofficial or official transcript.  


For more information please visit 


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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