BESTECH, 1040 Lorne Street, Unit 3

Mine Engineer

Thrive with new professional challenges.

BESTECH is a trusted team of engineering and project delivery professionals. Recognized as a leader in innovation and as a Top Employer based in northern Ontario, we are committed to sustainable growth through client service excellence and market diversification.

We are seeking bright, talented, and ambitious candidates for the following positions:

The Mine Engineer will be responsible to participate in the preparation of mine studies, such as environmental assessments, scoping, prefeasibility, feasibility, detailed design, and Technical Reports under NI 43-101 regulations.  They will join in developing designs for a variety of underground and surface orebodies and mining methods, mine infrastructure, ventilation systems and mining services (i.e. water, dewatering, air, power, communications, etc.).

Primary Job Duties

  • Develop annual and life of mine forecasts including mine plans, mine designs, schedules and production forecasts using computer applications requested by clients
  • Integrate sustaining capital projects for infrastructure construction and maintenance into mine plans and schedules
  • Prepare mining engineering drawings
  • Help develop operating and capital cost estimations using first-principles, benchmarking and conceptual cost models
  • Prepare productivity calculations and mining equipment specifications
  • Participate in the development of end of mine life closure and remediation plans
  • Contribute to client proposals and project budgets
  • Attend conferences and workshops to promote BESTECH and learn about current mining industry trends and equipment
  • Assist with the business development process by identifying and sharing new business opportunities
  • Promote and support BESTECH’S Core Values and Culture
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Job Requirements & Experience

  • Undergraduate Degree in Mining or Geological Engineering from an accredited University
  • Minimum (3) years of mining experience as consulting engineer, or a technical services role within a mining company
  • Must have an EIT or P.Eng. designation with Professional Engineers Ontario or be eligible to registered as an EIT or professional engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Consideration given to candidates with 1) Technical Diploma from an accredited institution; 2) Membership in OACETT with C.E.T. or C.Tech. certification; and 3) Appropriate amount of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of mining, mining engineering, geotechnical applications in hard rock underground mine environments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and mine design/planning software is an asset (e.g. Deswik, SurPac, Mine 2 4D; Gems, etc.)
  • Experience in geology, mining operation, mine design, metallurgy and environmental reclamation an asset
  • Knowledge of VentSim or equivalent ventilation software is an asset
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills with strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Fluent in English with fluency in other languages (e.g. French, Spanish, Portuguese) is considered an asset
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment to meet tight deadlines
  • Valid Driver’s License with access to a personal vehicle
  • Willing to travel

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