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Job Description

Who we are?Englobe is distinguished by its wide range of services, its presence across Canada, its client satisfaction, and customized approach with a wide range of services from consulting, turnkey project implementation, and soil treatment facilities. Over the years, Englobe has acquired credibility and a reputation for people-centered values.Englobe is proud to have been recognized with prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation for overall business performance and sustained growth.  What we offer:

  • Full benefits package (group insurance with cost-sharing upon hiring)
  • Group RRSP after 3 months.
  • Annual reimbursement of physical activity costs.
  • Skills development opportunities.
  • Flex time and possibility of a compressed schedule.
  • Policy to encourage telework.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses.

We are currently seeking a Mining Engineer to work out of our Thunder Bay or Sudbury, ON officeAbout the Job

  • Application of geotechnical and rock mechanics principles to surface and underground mine design problems including slope stability, ground support design, ground control monitoring and planning, ground stabilization and rock mass classification and other geotechnical data collection.
  • Performing rock mass characterization analyses of field data;
  • Employing empirical mine design methods for geotechnical design parameters;
  • Performing stability analysis of mine extraction sequences;
  • Competent report writing; and;
  • Consulting on projects for North American clients, requiring travel as necessary
  • Managing and/or generating deliverable documentation of geotechnical projects including technical documents, research projects, field supervision and coordination, case studies, and non-technical reports;
  • Developing technical procedures and work plans;
  • Preparing proposals, bid documents, contracts and specifications including cost estimates;
  • Conducting technical feasibility studies, cost benefits analyses and;
  • Preparing factual and interpreted geotechnical reports;
  • Ensuring staff are trained, instructed on and operating in compliance with Health and Safety regulations;
  • Establishing and maintaining a mentoring relationship with technologists and technicians to support growth and retention;
  • Consistently maintaining professionalism and objectivity while working with colleagues and Clients who require varying degrees of support;
  • Handling difficult situations with tact and diplomacy to maintain positive working relationships with all internal and external contacts.

About You

  • Master`s degree in Mining Engineering, Geotechnical and/or Geological Engineering with an emphasis on rock mechanics, slope stability, or related areas, or equivalent experience;
  • 5 to 10 years` experience in rock mechanics, slope stability, and geotechnical engineering - preferably in operational/mine setting, some consulting experience is considered a plus,
  • Professional Engineering license required;
  • Knowledge of and application in software: Vulcan, Leapfrog, SBlock, FLAC, FLAC3D, Slide, Phase2, and GeoMos;
  • Ability to employ sound knowledge/judgment on geotechnical topics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven leadership and mentoring experience
  • Recognized as an established consultant and has developed specialized knowledge in a particular field within geomechanics;
  • An established network of contacts, including management level in mining industry.
  • Valid G Driver’s License is required.
  • Superior verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Strong research and technical writing skills, ability to present information concisely and clearly;
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent project and financial management skills;
  • Strong organization and planning skills;
  • Ability to understand and focus on new ideas and concepts to coherently communicate in writing;
  • Strong listening and interpretation skills, ability to retain salient points and synthesize information on complex issues;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently problem-solve and tackle new assignments;
  • Ability to delegate and supervise the work of others on specific projects;
  • Ability to handle multi-tasking and maintain focus in a busy work place;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure; and
  • Comfortable marketing our services to existing and potential Clients.

Key Attributes

  • Strong organization and planning skills;
  • Strong research and technical writing skills;
  • Ability to present information concisely and clearly; 
  • Proficient with use of MS Office;
  • Ability to effectively oversee contractors and subcontractors;
  • Ability to understand and focus on new ideas and concepts to coherently communicate in writing;
  • Strong listening and interpretation skills, ability to retain salient points and synthesize information on complex issues;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Flexibility and adaptability to scheduling changes and occasional overtime, evening or weekend work;
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently problem-solve and tackle new assignments;
  • Able to handle multi-tasking and maintain focus in a busy work place; and 
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure

How to applyPlease forward your resume and cover letter to humanresources@dstgroup.com and quote Job #20-035