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Geological engineers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2144

Geological engineers conduct geological and geotechnical studies to assess suitability of locations for civil engineering, mining and oil and gas projects; and plan, design, develop and supervise programs of geological data acquisition and analysis and the preparation of geological engineering reports and recommendations. Geological engineers are employed in consulting engineering companies, electrical utilities, mining and petroleum companies and in government and research and educational institutions.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Geological Engineer
  • Geophysical Engineer
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Hydrogeological Engineer - Engineering
  • Hydrogeology Engineer - Engineering
  • Supervising Engineer - Petrography
  • Supervising Engineer - Rock Sciences
  • Geological Engineer
  • Geophysical Engineer
  • Hydrogeological Engineer - Engineering
  • Geotechnical Field Technician