Thurber Careers Hub

Thurber Careers Hub



Since 1957, Thurber has been at the forefront of exciting geotechnical, environmental, and materials engineering and testing projects across Canada.

We are a hard-working, fun-loving team of engineers, scientists, GIS specialists, geologists, technologists, and support staff.

As an employee-owned and operated company, we employ over 500 employees across 15 offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. We offer our employees a fulfilling career with access to mentorship, diverse projects, autonomy, career development opportunities, and a comprehensive total compensation and benefits package.

Discover Thurber

Why work
at Thurber


Financial support for continuing education, conferences, networking, membership


Access to senior leadership and experienced professionals
across Canada


A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and RRSP matching


Social activities and
company events


Parental leave top ups


Employee and family assistance program


Flexible workplace

“Thurber has always accommodated my career needs and family commitments. It’s a great place to grow your career.”

Lindsey Blaine
Environmental Scientist, Calgary

Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion at Thurber

Diversity makes us stronger. Thurber strives to build an inclusive and equitable workplace that attracts and nurtures the best talent in the industry. We believe that embracing diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, and ability enriches our organization and strengthens our ability to serve our clients and community. We are committed to continuously improving our practices and policies to ensure that Thurber is a place where everyone feels valued and empowered to contribute their best work.

Grounded in respect and inclusion
for all

At Thurber, our success comes from our great people and their great ideas. We value and benefit from the diverse experiences and perspectives of our team and recognize the importance of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in our industry. 

We believe that diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status, enriches our organization and strengthens our ability to learn from each other, serve our clients, and add value to the communities we serve.  

Advancing EDI is a journey, and we are committed to our continued growth and learning. We strive to continuously improve our practices and policies to ensure that Thurber is a place that provides equitable opportunities for employees to grow and advance their careers, and where everyone feels respected, valued, and empowered to contribute their best work.  

Through the launch of our EDI Framework and Indigenous Relations Policy, we are committed to integrating EDI and reconciliation into our decision-making and operational processes. Through this commitment, Thurber strives to create positive change within our company and in all aspects of our work.

Co-op students
and new graduates

Thurber hires co-op students from engineering programs across Canada. Our co-op students spend time in the field and lab applying what they’ve learned in school to real-life projects.

Co-op students and new graduates have access to Thurber’s multidisciplinary professionals who provide mentorship during the co-op term.

In British Columbia, students and new graduates can take part in our Young Professionals group to network and get support from peers.

Thurber is a member of Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia’s Accredited Employer Program. If you’re an engineer-in-training at Thurber, your application for professional registration is expedited.



"One way I found Thurber to be an ideal place to work was how many people helped train me in engaging ways. Everyone was very open and respectful and made me feel at home when at the office."

Owen Drummond
2023 Summer Student

Giving Back

Scholarships and Bursaries

  • Thurber Engineering Graduate Scholarship, UAlberta, Geotechnical Centre
  • Thurber Engineering Ltd. Aboriginal Bursary, NAIT
  • Brian Nadjiwon Memorial Scholarship

Charitable Contributions


Thurber is an active supporter of local and national charities. We participate in a variety of local charitable events and fundraising initiatives, both on a corporate level and through support of individual employee causes.

Industry Support

Thurber is active in various industry groups including the Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA), Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE), Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC), and the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS). We are part of the Canadian Underground Infrastructure Innovation Centre (CUIIC), a cross-Canada research centre based at the University of Alberta. We participate in and sponsor numerous conferences and engineering organizations across the country.


Life at Thurber