Electronic Initiation System Conversion Engineer

Canada - Industry - Machine & Equipment Construction - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

We’re hiring an Electronic Initiation System (EIS) Conversion Engineer for our client's Canadian operations. This is a permanent position and can be based anywhere in Canada with 60% travel.

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Samantha Binns, Account manager

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About this role


  • Support the Canadian Electronic Initiation Systems (EIS) conversion process by utilizing past experience and learning to maximize the success rate of EIS conversions.
  • The role is primarily focused on the ability to provide detailed product knowledge, conduct products trials, demonstrations and conversions, overcome performance issues and to train and hand over the EIS systems to personnel, customers and end users.
  • Provide product specialist knowledge and system application capability throughout the conversion process.
  • Provide the business and end users with learning from previous experiences with electronic delay detonators particularly with regards to customer selection, conversion methodologies, value propositions and benefit studies.
  • Conduct all initial trials, demonstration and test blasts with the EIS (including upgrades to software of language modifications) as and when they come available.
  • Where possible, rectify specific technical difficulties, faults and under performance of the system and report on and enter issues into the internal “customer dissatisfaction report” system.
  • Provide accurate and informed feedback to control equipment and detonator product designers and developers to ensure continuous improvement in design.
  • Act as a key resource for Canadian conversions.
  • Train and certify trainers/end users of EIS systems, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations and procedures relating to the use of the product.

About you


  • Engineering degree and 5-10 years’ experience in a drilling and blasting capacity
  • 4 years practical experience in both surface and underground mining
  • Explosives or blasting engineering qualification e.g. Open Pit training or Explosives engineering course (asset)
  • Experience in training methodologies (asset)
  • Knowledge and experience in a wide range of mining applications – strong hands-on knowledge & capability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to operate independently at remote sites and exhibit creative problem-solving skills
  • Confident manner with above average writing and presentation skills
  • Estimated travel approximately 60%
  • French / English is an asset

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Vacancy number: PUB211532
  • Location: Canada
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Machine & Equipment Construction
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, June 23, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Samantha Binns

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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