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Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation

Senior SEM Supervisor/Inspector (4 Openings)


Posted Apr 191401982

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 Supervisor/Inspector will maintain a presence at the heading, inspect the excavation sequence and support measures and document all SEM activities through forms and daily reports. The Senior SEM Supervisor/Inspector will be present during day and night shifts to monitor the proper implementation of the design. In order to fulfill this requirement, the Senior SEM Supervisor/Inspector will monitor: excavation; installation of support; equipment usage; and safety compliance. The Senior SEM Supervisor/Inspector will report on the ground conditions encountered and support measures installed in daily reports provided to the Senior SEM Engineer and the SEM Geotechnical Engineer by the end of each shift.


In addition, the Senior SEM Supervisor/Inspector will observe and monitor the tunnel crews’ performance and will provide recommendations for improvements to the Senior SEM Engineer, which will discuss the recommendations with the contractors Site Manager. These recommendations will either be a direct result of their observations or could be based on changes in geology, which allow a change in excavation length or installation of support measures.




At least 15 years of hands-on field experience in SEM tunneling. Ideally you have previously worked for a Contractor as shifter, walker and tunnel superintendent. You should be experienced and knowledgeable in all construction steps, materials and equipment used.





Base Salary

CAD 40 - 60 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


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
Isabella Lambauer
Office Administrator