Senior Mine Engineer


About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Vancouver

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

About this role: Senior Mine Engineer

Our client is a BC-based exploration and development company focused on various projects. They have just completed construction & commissioning and are moving on to phase 3.

The successful candidate will develop mining schedules which maximize the near-term cash flow and long-term value of the operation. The Senior Engineer will also work in concert with the Geology team, Mining Contractor and external Consultants in the development and execution of a strong ore control program that provides the Project with an optimal ore release and grade.

  • Work within the Company’s framework of the Environmental, Health and Safety, and Community Relation policy and procedure.
  • Lead mine planning activities including maintaining a rolling 90 Day mine plan to support operations and regularly updating the Annual and Life-of-Mine plans.
  • Lead in the design, and exploitation of the Company’s Project open pit operation. This includes but is not limited to ore control, crushing, and ore sorting applications at the project.
  • Assist in the design and execution of all ongoing mining test work, within the Company’s exploitation and exploration concessions, specifically at the Project.
  • Support the geology team in giving ore control direction to the on-site mining contractor.
  • Work with private and government agencies in the design and implementation of programs to monitor PAG materials and give location direction to mitigate effects, monitor PAG materials extraction and storage to mitigate effects.
  • Work with private and government agencies to monitor internal water quality to mitigate external effects.
  • Undertake mine economic analysis to assist in the development of economic parameters for site optimization, scheduling and budgeting as directed.


  • University Degree in Mining or Geological Engineering
  • Minimum of 7-years’ experience in an operating mine environment
  • Project start-up experience – construction, commissioning, and operation
  • Registration, or ability to register with, a professional engineering association
  • Experience in mine design software (Hexagon MinePlan preferred), Microsoft Office Suite and Google suite.


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Alyssa McLaren
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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