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Job Description

  *This position can be based at any of BGC’s office locations*
About Us
BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international applied earth sciences professional services firm. We are proud of our talented team of over 700 employees, spanning the fields of Engineering, Geoscience, Software, Geomatics, Data Science, Accounting, Administration, Health & Safety and Human Resources.  Alongside our clients and industry partners, BGC works collaboratively as ‘One Team’, dedicated to solving the world’s most critical applied earth science challenges. BGC has Canadian offices located in Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Sudbury, Fredericton, Halifax, and offices in Golden (Colorado), Santiago (Chile), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) and Brisbane (Australia).   Our flat management structure creates a culture of innovation, excellence and transparency and a casual, dynamic and inclusive work environment.  BGC prides itself on offering training and mentoring opportunities to further our employees’ professional growth as well as social and wellness activities that contribute to the connection and wellbeing of our team.  We believe in One Team, Excellence, Curiosity, Common Sense and Clarity.
The Role BGC is seeking a Senior Mine Closure Engineer/Specialist with experience in mine closure planning and landform and cover design. The successful candidate will join our growing team of closure specialists and have a leadership role in advancing the strategic vision and direction of BGC’s mine closure practice. They will work closely with BGC’s mining team, project managers, engineers, and geoscientists, and will provide technical guidance, leadership, and mentorship on large, multi-disciplinary mining projects.
This position can be based at any of BGC’s office locations.

  • Act as technical lead and/or technical reviewer on mine closure projects
  • Provide specialty expertise in one or more technical disciplines involved in mine closure, such as soil mechanics, hydrogeology, hydrology, geochemistry, landform design, landscape evolution
  • Integrate with BGC’s multidisciplinary teams and with partners specializing in other disciplines such as ecology and soil science
  • Project management of technical deliverables, budgets, and schedules
  • Train and mentor junior and intermediate staff in the field and office
  • Participate in business development and proposal preparation
  • Author reports and present results to internal and external groups
  • Work with client and partner representatives
  • Travel as required to remote project sites
  • Promote BGC vision, values, and culture amongst BGC staff

Required Education, Experience, & Competencies 

  • Undergraduate degree in geology, earth sciences, geological, civil, mining, or environmental engineering (graduate degree an asset)
  • Registered P.Eng. or P.Geo. with EGBC or other Canadian engineering association
  • 10+ years of mine closure engineering experience
  • Experience preparing mine closure plans
  • Experience with landform and cover design and construction
  • Experience with options analysis and risk assessments
  • Experience with variably-saturated soils, and geotechnical, hydrogeological, or hydrological modelling
  • Strong familiarity with Canadian provincial and federal regulatory environments related to mine closure

Position Requirements
Drug & Alcohol TestingTo ensure we meet our client’s compliance requirements and our workplace health and safety commitments, BGC has a drug and alcohol policy that applies to this position.  The policy states that an employee may be required to take a drug and alcohol test prior to engaging in field work. This testing could be requested within an employee’s first week or in the future, as required. It is important to note that some clients also require random drug and alcohol testing, and/or testing in the event of a health and safety accident or incident. Driver’s LicenseBGC requires that employees have a valid driver's license, and that employees can drive a field pickup truck.  Upon hiring, BGC will require a driver’s abstract to allow for a safety review of your driving history.
Travel and Vaccination BGC is committed to maintaining a safe work environment to ensure the health and safety of employees while on business travel and during field assignments. To meet travel and client requirements, employees may be required to receive vaccinations such as yellow fever, COVID-19, malaria, etc. If you require an accommodation or wish to discuss your situation, please contact Human Resources. BGC requires that you have a current passport for this position.  COVID-19 VaccinationBGC is committed to maintaining a safe work environment, and we are following current public health orders to ensure the health and safety of our employees while maintaining their privacy and respecting their individual circumstances. As of July 4, 2022, the BGC COVID-19 vaccination policy has been suspended until further notice. If BGC resumes this policy, all employees will be required to submit all COVID-19 vaccination records to HR.  If you require any accommodations or are not able to comply with this request, please inform Human Resources.
Company Benefits
BGC offers our employees the following: 

  • Our ‘One Team’ culture supporting health, wellness, safety and diversity
  • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Health, Dental and Vision coverage
    • LTD, Life, AD&D and Business Travel Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
  • Maternity/Paternity leave top ups
  • Professional development and mentoring opportunities
  • Flat management structure
  • Flexible workplace with office and home arrangements
  • Social and wellness activities
  • Casual and professional work environment 

The estimated base salary range for this position is $130,000 - $185,000 CAD per annum, however base pay will be commensurate with job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. BGC's compensation package also includes a training allowance and a comprehensive medical and dental plan. 
BGC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation with your application, please contact us.