The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent

The Junior Civil Engineer will perform routine, entry-level engineering tasks under the direct supervision of a senior engineer with the goal of developing more advanced applied engineering skills.

What you'll do


  • Provides general, entry-level support to the engineering department.
  • Verifies and tests assigned metrics on projects.
  • Enters test results into a quality control database.
  • Identifies potential areas of product improvement; recommends and assists with development
  • of appropriate solutions.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable company and client quality requirements in all assigned
  • programs, functions, products, and areas.
  • Identifies and reports problems with specific processes or products to senior engineers.
  • Assists senior engineers in the development of new methods to improve product quality and
  • process efficacy and efficiency.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What you'll need


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directions.
  • Basic understanding of ISO-9000.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software program.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Internship in related fields is highly desired.
  • Experience using a database such as FoxPro or Oracle is highly desired.

Physical requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to travel to various job sites and traverse locations to obtain necessary data.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Compliance Engineering Engineers Reports Support

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A little bit about us

GEM Health Care Group

GEM Health Care Group is a Nova Scotian, family run business which has been enhancing the lives of seniors in the communities where they operate since 1979.
We continue to remain a leader in transforming how health care is delivered to seniors in Nova Scotia and we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment.
GEM currently operates various levels of seniors' care facilities throughout Nova Scotia, Ontario, and in Hollywood, Florida.