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Engineering Manager

Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

GMS Mine Repair has a great opportunity for an Engineering Manager with our client who is a leading mine site in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia Canada. This is a long-term/ permanent hire opportunity that will require relocation to site location. Work to lead the Engineering and team at the Client corporate office to achieve the annual medium, and long-term objectives & milestones as agreed by the Director of Engineering & Geology. As the Engineering Manager, you must demonstrate clear and visible leadership in Health, Safety and Environmental Stewardship and emphasize their importance as a critical barometer of management commitment and capability.


  • Develop and grow capability in Mine Planning and Orebody Knowledge through the recruitment and development of quality technical professionals for the corporation.

  • Ensure that Social and Political license to operate is seen as a key element for inclusion in the decision-making process.

  • Champion a culture of collaboration across the operating, technical and administrative functions within the business.

  • Develop and champion an enhanced understanding of the underlying principles of mineral economics and mining engineering to ensure that business imperatives are well understood within the project teams.

  • Assist in the development of standard systems and tools for the effective geological modeling, mine planning, and project management.

  • Develop and execute the annual/project budgets for development projects in a timely and professional manner.

  • Provide direction in the engineering related aspects for preparation of new and amended mine permits and during the permit review stages.

  • Provide support to the operating mines for mine planning and scheduling with the objective of minimizing the need for outside consultants.

  • Produce technical reports updating mine reserves for mining projects.

  • Ensure the development of a strong, professional high performing technical services team that regularly demonstrates independent but strategically aligned decision-making capability.

  • Identify, develop and implement value maximizing operating strategies for the mining projects that will have a significant, positive, impact on results.

  • Work to complete job duties utilizing high level of both tactical and strategic analytical skills to meet deadlines

  • Interaction with Clients’/Companies’ Director of Engineering and to a lesser extent CEO, CFO and Global Heads of HR, HSE, Legal and Business Development on various proposals and opportunities.

  • Regular interaction with members of the corporate operations team and with the HSE Regulatory team.

  • Regular interaction with external consultants working on specified parts of permits and projects.

  • Providing leadership, advice, and mentorship to Client’s/ Companies technical professionals.


  • Strong background in Mining Operations, Engineering, and Project Development.

  • A minimum of 12-15 years’ experience in the Mining industry, including a minimum of 5 years at Senior Operating or Technical Services positions.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a business across organizational and geographical interfaces with specific expertise in managing complex, multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed work teams.

  • Experience in various mining methods including surface and Underground Coal Mining.

  • Strong Operational, Engineering, and/or Project Development experience.

  • Strong leadership capability with strong emphasis on mentoring and developing people

  • Strong Commercial and Value delivered focus.

  • Strong leadership skills that start with leading self and align with the Vision and Values of the Company.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills enabling the writing and presentation of high-quality reports and other presentation material.

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts and ideas in a clear and concise manner in both formal and informal contexts.

Job Specifications

Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday (40 hours basic)

Pay Rate:  $95k Annually Starting (Based on Experience)

GMS Mine Repair is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Great pay and great benefits. Experienced applicants will be given first consideration. If you want to be part of North America's Premier Mining Contractor, then apply with your updated resume today!

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