Senior Mining Engineer

July 9 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering,
Etobicoke, ON | Sudbury, ON • Full time

Type of position: Regular


At BBA, our reputation is built on technical expertise by promoting a culture of commitment and relying on the complementarity of talents and we build long-term relationships based on trust with our clients and partners. BBA is a company that offers flexibility, opportunities for advancement and the prospective of having a direct impact on the company growth, in addition to the opportunities and support of a large corporation.

Our continued growth in mining and metals means that we are looking for a Senior Mine Engineer to join our outstanding Mining and Geology team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of challenging projects with our mining team.

As a Senior Mine Engineer, you will be responsible for mining services, business development, mentoring staff and implementing corporate guidance.

The successful candidate will be a mining professional with an interest in both business development and professional practice who has relationships with clients in the base metals / precious metals mining market. He or she is a dynamic, creative and innovative mining engineer who can provide high-quality consulting services to our growing base of clients.

The selected candidate could be working either in our Sudbury or Toronto office.

More specifically, you'll be required to:

  • Provide mining engineering and design services for mine studies, such as scoping, prefeasibility, feasibility, detailed design, and NI 43-101/SK-1300 technical reports
  • Coordinate mining engineering projects with the mining team and other engineering disciplines, such as electrical, mechanical, civil/structural, etc.
  • Prepare and oversee preparation of mining engineering drawings
  • Prepare mining equipment specifications and assist with mining equipment procurement
  • Prepare CAPEX and OPEX cost estimates
  • Manage multidisciplinary large projects (technical, people and/or commercial)
  • Determine mine infrastructures and mining services.
  • Collaborate with staff assignments within the department
  • Collaborate with other BBA offices for project and task assignments
  • Mentor mining engineering staff
  • Promote cross selling through new and existing Clientele
  • Actively supporting business development activities through participation in conferences, direct business development activities and strategic client relationship management
  • Develop business relationships that will favour continued "repeat business"
  • Support promotion of BBA's Mining and Metals services, internally and externally.
  • Prepare and contribute to proposals and assist with business development process
  • Author and contribute to study reports
  • Ensure quality service to clientele aiming to preserve BBA's professional image
  • Participate in developing and implementing standard work methods.
  • Plan, manage and control technical and commercial risks.
  • Ensure effective inter-team and inter-departmental and inter-office coordination.


  • Proactive and client-oriented in order to promote BBA and attract new business to the company
  • Assisting in the identification and recruitment of high-quality staff
  • Self-reliant and easily adaptable to change
  • Passion and aptitude for mentoring, and sharing experiences with other team members
  • Creative and innovative in providing solutions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make quality decisions
  • Autonomous and organized


  • Minimum of 15 years of mining experience in operations, engineering and/or project evaluation
  • Member of PEO or the possibility to become a member of a professional association for engineers
  • High level of proficiency with mining design and planning software packages such as Deswik, MineSight, Datamine, Vulcan or Surpac
  • Operational and engineering experience with either open pit or underground mining such as cut & fill, bulk mining (VRM), sub-level block caving and block caving.
  • Experience in mine equipment selection, capital cost and operating cost estimates.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, scheduling and financial modeling.
  • Understanding of the various components required to make a mine a successful operation (processing, tailings, infrastructure).
  • Passion and aptitude for mentoring, training and sharing experiences with other engineers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and oral
  • Technical and project management skills
  • Proactive and client oriented
  • Enthusiasm for prospection and growth of the firm
  • Fluent in the English language with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Asset : Functionable in a second language (French or Spanish).
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues and clients in a professional and technical manner;
  • A willingness to travel both domestically and internationally, for varying durations and at times to remote locations

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

About BBA
For over 40 years, we've been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada's leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 18 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow's industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people's passion and excellence make BBA a Canada's Best Employer and one of Canada's Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we're committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
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