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Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation

Senior SEM Engineer (4 Openings)


Posted Apr 191401980

Company Information

The Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation performs feasibility studies, design and construction supervision as well as project management and risk management services for tunneling projects in a variety of environments. Special expertise is available for the design and construction of large NATM tunnels in weak rock and soft ground conditions, and in urban tunneling. DSP also performs Value Engineering Services, providing cost-effective alternatives to base designs to contractors and clients.

The experience of the firm’s design staff covers all aspects of tunneling, including cost estimating and scheduling, geotechnical investigations, structural design, rock support and waterproofing. DSP’s construction support staff has a vast knowledge of the day to day operations on site which is essential in monitoring the contractor’s performance and in evaluating and settling claims.

DSP provided consultancy and construction supervision services to a wide range of clients including owners, consultants and contractors.

Job Description


Job description

The Senior SEM Engineer will head the SEM Team and implement the "Required Excavation and Support" ("RES"). The Senior SEM Engineer reports to the contractor’s tunnel manager. He manages the site supervision team, which includes the SEM/Geotechnical Engineers and the Senior SEM Inspectors, to ensure compliance with the design and to provide QA/QC Oversight as far as it concerns the excavation and support work of the running tunnels and mined stations.


In the field the Senior SEM Engineer will evaluate and assess geologic and hydrologic conditions and approve or if required, direct use of ground support categories and local measures. Furthermore, the Senior SEM Engineer will manage the documentation of geologic conditions and monitoring data. He will review daily, weekly and final reports produced by the contractor and the SEM Team members. He will also coordinate with the contractor, track the construction schedule and provide input to improve production based on information received from the Senior SEM Inspectors, if required. The Senior SEM Engineer will produce a monthly status report and attend all required meetings.



At least 15 years of experience in SEM Tunneling and 5 years of experience on international projects. You should be experienced and knowledgeable in all construction steps, materials and equipment used.


Base Salary

CAD 60 - 95 Hourly Rate/ OT as approved by client / Project Bonus after successful completion of project

Career Level Required

Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Experience Required

More than 15 Years

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

Job Type

Temporary / Contract

Job Status

Full Time




Additional Benefits

Candidate eligible for lodging and travel allowance and per diems, if relocating 500 km to work site


Disability-, Dental-, Extended Medical Benefits as well as paid Holidays and Vacation Time

Contact Information

Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation
Bente Kapitz
Office Administrator