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Construction Engineer

1361 Paris Street, Unit 101, 1361 Paris Street, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Req #395
June 28, 2024


Are you looking for an opportunity to…


  • Make a meaningful difference and leave a positive impact on the environment?
  • Work in a close-knit group of like-minded, motivated professionals where relationships matter?
  • Solve some of the most complex problems faced by the mining industry?


What makes us stand out?


KCB is an employee-owned mid-size consultancy with a reputation that exceeds our size. Our tag line “Down to Earth / Up to the Challenge” says a lot about who we are. Our staff are inquisitive, curious, and dedicated to solving complex problems. Our size allows us to draw on colleagues across the globe just as easily as if they were across the hall. We also advocate for continued professional development and encourage this by hosting a range of internal and external training sessions and encouraging staff to participate in conferences. In broad terms we think KCB’s differentiators are our:


  • size - large enough to win intriguing projects, small enough for the President and CEO to know you by name
  • creative perspectives that come through diverse and inclusive teams
  • access to some of the sectors leading talent
  • international reputation for technical excellence, everyone maintains a technical focus
  • appetite to tackle problems with unique complexities

What you would engage in:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Construction Engineer with a strong background in civil earthworks. The ideal candidate will be a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with hands-on experience in both design and site-based projects. The role is based in Sudbury ON, but may support fly-in-fly-out from one of our designated office locations.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead and manage civil earthworks projects from conception through to completion, ensuring adherence to project specifications and standards.
  • Perform site inspections and provide on-site engineering support to ensure construction activities comply with design plans, contract commitments and safety regulations.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including clint, engineers, and project managers, to deliver high-quality project outcomes.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential issues, and recommend solutions to keep projects on track and within budget.
  • Review dam safety instrumentation data/readings and provide recommendations.
  • Prepare and review technical reports, documentation, project proposals, construction summary reports, and drawings.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, standards, and best practices in civil earthworks and construction engineering.



What we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in civil earthworks, including both design and site-based roles.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing construction projects.
  • Strong understanding of construction methods, materials, and legal regulations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and creatively.
  • Effective communication, with the ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in engineering software and tools used in design and project management.
  • Commitment to safety and quality in all aspects of work.



You will excel in our team if you have:

  • An ability to find creative solutions and know how to present them.
  • An ability to build rapport with clients, colleagues, and industry partners.
  • Demonstrate that you are flexible and seek solutions rather than focus on problems.

Along with continued career development, KCB offers:


  • Annual performance and salary review
  • PSMJ’s supported track record of profitability, leading to above average bonus payouts
  • Vacation policy that aligns to your experience
  • Paid OT, and wellness days
  • Flexible benefits, including RSP, social, and mental well-being initiatives
  • Dedication to WEF’s “Four Pillars” of Environment Social Governance framework, Governance, People, Planet and Prosperity


We are a global organization committed developing a respectful workplace founded on the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strive to be a workplace where our employees, clients, and the communities in the regions we operate, feel valued and are treated equitable. We respect the uniqueness that makes you, you.


We encourage applications from all qualified career seekers, regardless of gender, sex, religion, or nationality. We offer professional career development tracks and salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive benefits package and thank all candidates for applying; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


To learn more about projects you could be a part of check out Projects - KCB (klohn.com) and our Careers page for more details.

Other details

  • Job Family Engineers
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 1361 Paris Street, Unit 101, 1361 Paris Street, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada