The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting research efforts in geomechanics, mining, and civil projects including:
Research related to:
- Fracture mechanisms, Hydraulic preconditioning applied to mining
- Natural stress measurement via field testing
- Tensile and shear fracturing
- Numerical models to solve excavation stability problems to predict underground excavation convergence
- Estimation of rockmass strength
- Available to provide support in off-site projects as required
- Conduct and assist with laboratory testing
- Preparation of a journal paper and reports
- College graduate with a degree in mining engineering, civil engineer, geotechnical engineering, geology or a related program who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university.
- The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program.
- The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Lab and in situ testing experience is appreciated as well as experience in Map3D, Rocsience software and Flac3D.
- Exceptional time-management, organization, and prioritization skills to meet deadlines.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Self-motivated and committed to continuous learning.
Job Type: Full-time