Support Tunnel Engineer (Bilingual English/French) [CANADA]

Job Title:            Support Tunnel Engineer (Bilingual English/French)
Reporting to:    Senior Tunnel Engineer
Location:           Toronto / GTA; Eligible to work in Canada


Who we are:
Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation has a record of delivering high quality and innovative tunnel design solutions for public and private underground infrastructure. For us tunnelling is an art and a passion because it improves substantially urban environments by utilising the underground space to its full potential. We work efficiently with highly qualified and motivated team members, have short decision-making processes with direct access to Principal Engineers, Partners and Design Leads. 

What we offer:
As a small specialist boutique style company, we offer true involvement in our core expertise of SEM tunnelling, developing innovative solutions and counting on your participation. You will be an integral part of the team involved in all aspects of a project and your contribution will be essential to the success of our projects. You will be involved in a number of diverse engineering tasks, supporting the Senior Tunnel Engineer and working with peers and CAD resources alike.

What we are looking for:
The Support Tunnel Engineer will be involved in the timely production of key deliverables from design, drawings, reports, and analyses with supervision from our various senior team members. There will be involvement in the tendering process of future key tunnel projects in Canada. For these tasks the successful candidate may be working directly with and for the Partners of Dr. Sauer & Partners.  
The principal duties are:

  • Research into reference designs, ground conditions and rock and soil parameters. 
  • Supporting the development of excavation and support sequences.
  • Drafting reports to communicate project specific SEM design and construction principles and processes with clients.
  • Empirical tunnel design and settlement assessment analysis using FE Modelling. 
  • Producing sketches for communication of design principles between engineering and CAD teams. 
  • Developing Bill of Quantities, design and construction programmes, resource schedules, org charts and other support documents.
  • Empirical tunnel design and settlement assessment analysis.
  • Adherence to personal, companywide and clients’ quality standards.
  • Participate and embrace Dr. G. Sauer & Partners quality control procedures such as ISO 9001:2015 and the Quality Management Plan. 

What you bring:

  • Minimum of a bachelors degree in civil engineering or similar.
  • Knowledge of the structural design of tunnels and underground structures.
  • Basic understanding of geotechnical engineering and settlement analysis. 
  • Knowledge of national and international design standards.
  • Experience in FE Analyses, calculation reports and production of design documents.
  • Excellent English and French language, representation, organisation and communication skills.
  • Experience in drawing production in AutoCAD and Microstation.

Nice if you bring:

  • Experience of at least one tunnel construction and / or design project.
  • Experience in SEM/NATM design, engineering and /or construction.
  • Experience using 3D FE modelling software.
  • Experience in drawing production in AutoCAD and Microstation.

What you get:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Extended Health Care.
  • Group Retirement Plan with Company matching contributions.
  • 15 vacation days & 10 personal days.
  • Flexible working.
  • Extensive Professional Development Program.


  • Permanenet, full-time position.
  • Start: immediately.

Please submit your application and resume to our Toronto Office: