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Golder Associates Senior Underground Mine Engineer - Block Caving in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder Associates continued growth has resulted in the need for a Senior Underground Mining Enginee r – Block Caving to join our community of high performing engineers, scientists, and business professionals in our Vancouver Office or Mississauga.

A key part of Golder Associates Deep and Mass Mining initiative is to assess mine design reliability at the scoping through to operating stages. We strive to fo

recast realistic operating condition ranges and evaluate the scenarios that are most likely for a mine to achieve on financial return. As a safety-conscious professional, you will bring your technical and managerial strengths to helping us build our mass mining services in the following areas:

  • Utilize your expertise to conduct a full range of mine engineering functions including;

  • Mine design and layout in block caving mines;

  • Equipment selection and productivity calculations;

  • Operating cost estimation (developing first-principles cost models, cost benchmarking, conceptual cost estimating);

  • Capital cost estimation;

  • Ventilation design (knowledge of VentSim or equivalent software is an asset).

  • Apply Golder’s Project Management standards to manage all aspects of projects;

  • Identify, develop, and follow through on new business opportunities;

  • Contribute to proposal preparation and project budgeting;

  • Use your client focus to develop and maintain exceptional relations with clients;

  • Demonstrate a “Safety First” focus and act as a role model to staff;

  • Utilize your exceptional leadership skills to coach, mentor, and develop junior employees;

  • Use your high standard of ethical behaviour to promote and support Golder’s Core Values and Culture.

As a key member of the Mining Engineering and Geology Group (MEG), you will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mine Engineering;

  • Registered Professional Engineer;

  • A minimum of 15 years relevant experience with an emphasis on block cave mine planning, design, operations and scheduling;

  • Experience as a consulting engineer, or a technical services role within a mining company;

  • Previous experience managing projects;

  • Success in both leading and participating in teams;

  • Track record of delivery and client satisfaction;

  • Preparing technical reports including NI 43-101, JORC or SAMREC reporting;

  • Extensive experience in utilizing appropriate mine planning, design and scheduling software packages such as PCBC/PCSLC (or related), ARENA, Deswick, Vulcan, Surpac, Mine2-4D / Datamine, Gems;

  • Experience in other mining methods (sub-level caving, longhole stoping, etc) is an asset;

  • Fluent in English with fluency in other languages (e.g. French, Spanish, Portuguese) an asset;

  • Excellent communication skills including report writing and presentation skills.

In addition, to be successful at Golder you will demonstrate the following competencies: an ownership attitude; a client focus, technical excellence, sound judgement; communication skills; the ability to influence and mentor, innovation, leadership, and well-developed networking skills.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: Senior Underground Mine Engineer - Block Caving


Other Locations: CA-ON-MISSISSAUGA

Requisition ID: 19000847