Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Tumbler Ridge, BC
Protecting Our House
Conuma Coal Resources is currently seeking a
Senior Geotechnical Engineer. Conuma Coal Resources was founded to be a positive contributor, influencer and supporter in the community. We are committed to earning security for all of our partners. Our goal is to build a first-class organization based on a character of true integrity.
Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
- Responsible for oversight and management of geotechnical controls for three open pit coal mines and their associated infrastructure. This includes pit slopes, waste dumps, tailings impoundments, sediment ponds and access roads. - Conduct regular inspections of pit slopes, waste dumps, sediment ponds, tailings facilities, roadways and drainages. - Oversee construction of waste dumps, ponds, tailings facilities and drainage systems. - Coordinate with EORs to develop best practices for management of geotechnical risk. - Develop systems for the efficient collection, analysis and response to geotechnical data. - Proactively liaise with Operations and Environmental teams on geotechnical hazards and mitigation strategies. - Use predictive modelling techniques to analyze proposed pit slope and dump designs in collaboration with Mine Planning team. - Supervise and mentor junior engineers and technicians responsible for the collection of monitoring data. - Work in compliance with all Health and Safety rules and regulations. - Ensure all applicable safety codes, regulations and guidelines are met by appropriate design and use of technology.
- A bachelor's degree in mining or geological engineering or in a related discipline is required. - A Professional Engineer (P.Eng) designation, registered in British Columbia or able to readily obtain such a registration, is a must. - Career to date should show progression of responsibilities in geotechnical focused roles.
Location: Tumbler Ridge/Chetwynd, British Columbia
Schedule: Full-time Monday to Friday position
Conuma Coal provides competitive wages and benefits. Benefits include paid vacation, RSP program, and extended healthcare.
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