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Piteau Associates Engineering Ltd.

Numerical Modeller - Geotechnical

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Wednesday, 4th October 2017
Thursday, 30th November 2017
Location: Vancouver
Job Type:
Numerical Modeller - Geotechnical

Job Description:

Piteau Associates is seeking one or more individuals to join our Geotechnical Group and become involved with projects relating to open pit mine design with a particular focus on numerical modelling in FLAC3D and/or 3DEC to assist with:

• Assessing rock mass strength parameters and structural geology for model inputs

• Developing complex geometries utilizing Rhino and Griddle software

• Developing numerical model geometries with FLAC3D

• Assessing slope monitoring data for model calibration

• Analyzing design scenarios

Preferred Skills:

A B.A.Sc. or higher in Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, or similar discipline. Experience with FLAC3D and/or 3DEC software and prior experience resolving geotechnical engineering challenges is preferred; however, consideration will be given to candidates with numerical modelling experience using other three-dimensional numerical codes. Willingness to learn and take on challenging assignments, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are preferred. The position will mostly involve desk studies based out of our North Vancouver office but could involve some travel for field work if the need arises. The successful candidate must be eligible for registration as a P.Eng. or EIT in BC.


In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package, this opportunity offers significant potential for professional growth, and may lead to an equity position within the company.


Please e-mail cover letter and resumes as a single PDF document to


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