Spirit Omega Inc.

Mine Performance Engineer

Spirit Omega - Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Contracted

Job Reference #: 35294

Company Overview

Do you want to work with one of Canada’s top oil and gas companies represented by an award-winning staffing agency? Look no further and join the Spirit circle today!

Our well established Oil and Gas client is seeking a experienced Mine Performance Engineer in Calgary, AB. 

What's in it for you?

  • Work with one of Canada's "Top 100 Employers," with possibility of extension or permanent placement.
  • Numbers of positions: 2
  • Term (start and end date): February, 2022 to February 10, 2023.
  • Work Schedule: 5/2 (standard Calgary office)
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits.
  • Representation by an award-winning staffing agency that takes pride in our personalized approach to staffing, ensuring you are a valued member of the team - not just a number.

Main Functions

The role primarily focuses on in-depth analysis of improvement opportunities and facilitating the implementation of these initiatives to increase productivity and reduce the costs associated with mining activities. Acting as the central point for multiple departments; projects will be varied and involve exposure to both operations and mine technical

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

Our client is currently looking for a Senior Mining Engineer to support the Kearl Asset as part of the Mid-Range Mine Planning and Performance Team. The position of “Mine Performance Engineer“ will be based in the Calgary office working a Mon-Fri schedule, requiring fly in – fly out site visits as per business needs.

The role primarily focuses on in-depth analysis of improvement opportunities and facilitating the implementation of these initiatives to increase productivity and reduce the costs associated with mining activities. Acting as the central point for multiple departments; projects will be varied and involve exposure to both operations and mine technical. Responsibilities also include overseeing the database of approved reports that support day to day business, facilitate stewardship, and provide communication to management. As a Senior Engineer duties will also include the oversight and mentoring of Engineers in Training (EIT).

Other accountabilities involve continuous improvement to current work practices and ensuring alignment across functions through appropriate change management and communication processes. As well as producing high standard technical deliverables and providing recommendations in various functions across the organization.

A successful candidate will have strong problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize work. Previous experience in open pit mining operations and mine planning are essential. The ability to collaborate across multiple disciplines within both Mine Technical and Mine Operations is required. Prior knowledge of Deswik, Tableau, Power BI, SQL or Python are an asset.

Skills and Qualifications:

Academic: Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering or related fields

Other:

  • Minimum of 10 years surface mine experience is required, including but not limited to; mine operations support and execution planning, mine scheduling, haulage optimization, drill and blast, civil projects, dewatering and tailings. Also reconciliations, performance evaluation and data analytics.
  • Previous field experience in active mine operations is required.
  • Must demonstrate the ability work in multidiscipline teams crossing various functions
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, interact and influence without authority through all levels of an organization including technical functions, operational personnel and contractors
  • Strong organizational skills, practical problem-solving skills and continuous improvement through critical thinking
  • Self-motivated and able to function at a high performing level with minimal oversight in both office environment and active mining environments
  • Must demonstrate safety leadership
  • Must demonstrate a passion and the ability to lead, train and mentor others
  • Must be willing to travel to the mine site as required
  • Ability to use or learn Deswik, Tableau, Power BI, SQL, or Python.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

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