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Senior Mining Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/07/2011
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Job Title: Senior Mining Engineer
Job Location: Calgary
Duration: 1 year renewable
Residency: Canadian

The Company:
Our client, a major international Engineering, Procurement & Construction company, requires expertise for their ongoing mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
• Providing mine design for open pit mining projects
• Liaising with other technical specialists including geotechnical, infrastructure, hydrogeology personnel, etc.
• Being comfortable working at scoping to feasibility study levels or providing services to operating mines
• Leading and working as an integral team member of a multi-discipline project team

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• 15+ years of open pit mining experience obtained largely from working at mine operations
• Bachelor degree in mining engineering
• Proven technical skills in various aspects of mine design
• Strong communication, interpersonal and task management skills
• Ability to multi-task between various projects and tasks
• Experience with mine design software such as Whittle, Minesite, etc.
• Knowledge of mine scheduling software such as Xpac and MineSched would be a definite asset

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Darrin Gallant at Fircroft on +1 403 705 2172

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