Senior Mine Engineer (Mining, Underground Production)



  • Industrial
  • Job Code: 9T395258830
  • Posted: August 31, 2017
The Job has been filled
Don’t miss the opportunity to make your career mark at one of Canada’s most exciting mining projects. It is an excellent time to join the team as the organization plans for a prosperous and long-term future at a flagship operation that is a bright light in Canada’s mining sector. 

Senior Mine Engineer will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of underground production. This includes overseeing all short-range mine plans and developing mid-to-long-range mine plans including infrastructure, mine services, and production.  

This position includes an industry competitive compensation package and the option of fly-in fly-out rotational scheduling.

The Role:

  • Supervise the development and application of short term mine plans;
  • Lead development of mid-range production forecast (0-3 months) with team of short range mine engineers;
  • Play a leading role in long range (LOM) mine plan design, scheduling, and development;
  • Ensure coordination between long term objectives and monthly mine plans;
  • Provide technical support to mine operations in achieving short-term objectives;
  • Assist mine operations by providing judicious information and guidance to limit potential issues that would affect the monthly plan;
  • Apply knowledge of mine ventilation, pumping and ground control to help resolve basic problems by working with other groups of the engineering department;
  • Integrate long term infrastructure requirements, construction, and maintenance projects into mine plan;
  • Provide leadership in conflict resolution between short-term and long term requirements;
  • Mentor and coach the junior staff in scheduling and production;
  • Oversee underground project team through design approval and project scheduling;
  • Participate in budgeting process;
  • Support Chief Engineer by having an active role in various projects around the mine.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • BSc in Mining Engineering with a minimum 6-8 year of underground mining experience;
  • Excellent knowledge in underground narrow vein mining (long-hole preferred);
  • Experience in underground construction project management would be seen as an asset;
  • Supervisory experience in a production environment is desirable;
  • The individual should have demonstrated, leadership, a high level of energy, self-motivation, and strong organizational skills;
  • Exceptional attention to detail, able to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment;
  • Genuine sense of urgency in production matters and being proactive in solution finding;
  • The incumbent will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, Autocad and Promine is required.

To apply, please submit your resume in confidence to

We appreciate all applicant’s interest, however, please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.



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