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Geotechnical EIT/GIT

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Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 44170 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


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’re 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/GIT - Vancouver


Position Summary:

Hatch is seeking a Geological  EIT or an GIT (Environmental Geoscience) with interest in Geotechnics. Reporting to Geotechnical Discipline Lead, you will support offices globally working from our Vancouver Head office.



What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You:

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 on a daily basis
  • 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’re 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 ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities.



    • Support field assignments including, geological mapping, geotechnical site investigations and construction support
    • Preparation of site characterization and geotechnical investigation reports
    • 2D and 3D computational modeling
    • 2D drafting 
    • Assisting engineers with Geotechnical engineering design and calculations
    • 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, Engineering Geologists, and Hydrogeologists, 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 2020, or recently graduated, with a Geological Engineering, or a Geological/Earth Sciences degree and meet the eligibility requirements for registration as an EIT/GIT with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
  • 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 and rock mechanics, engineering geology, structural geology, geomorphology, hydrogeology, and geohazards)
  • Academic or work experience with Geotechnical Engineering Software (i.e. Rocscience and Geostudio suites).
  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites including remote sites


Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes):

  • Interested in the field of Geological Engineering/Engineering Geology
  • 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. 


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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