Civil Engineer
in Sydney, NS

Sydney, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Build Better.

AlterBiota applies cutting edge nanomaterials, big data and digital technology to decarbonize the concrete industry while improving costs, performance and quality for our customers. We are a fast growing, cleantech company that is deeply committed to circular, net zero production of our products while remaining anchored in practical, value-driven solutions for industry.

We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Civil Engineer to join our growing team as a full time, permanent team member. This is a unique opportunity to meaningfully impact the early success of the company and contribute to the advancement of our transformational hydrous Bio-Graphene Oxide admixture and DIGITAL AGGREGATE products. 

The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently with a strong sense of purpose and responsibility. As you will be advancing new technology, there is no playbook; critical thinking and practical problem-solving skills are essential. You will be working shoulder to shoulder with your colleagues in a hands-on, innovation driven environment to develop, test and deploy new technologies to market.


  • Plan, manage and evaluate concrete product development and deployment activities, including pilot projects with industry partners.
  • Develop and implement projects with partners, including establishing key customer value propositions, performance metrics, revenue models, "go-to-market" and pricing strategies.
  • Participate directly in the design, development and piloting of new products and services.


  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Some experience working with aggregate and concrete products
  • Concrete QV/QA and project management experience will be considered an asset
  • Data analysis (at minimum Excel, ideally MATLAB, Python, SQL)
  • Proven capabilities in writing reports and other technical documents
  • Ability to work independently with accuracy and urgency
  • Articulate and capable of conveying the ?lter?iota mission to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships in a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated English communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must have a valid driver's license


  • Familiarity working with computer vision and machine learning concepts
  • Sound competence with field testing and instrumentation

Work With Us

We offer a competitive salary, ESOP, and health benefits.

We strive to be an organization of inclusion and diversity. Please feel free to indicate in your cover letter if you belong or self-identify in one of the underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. 

Submit a combined PDF document of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience with a cover letter outlining why you are ready to join our team.

All applications will be reviewed, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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