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TECHNICAL SUPPORT GROUP is currently recruiting for a CIVIL ENGINEER for an opportunity to work in a mining environment.

Job Description:

  • Liaise with the Capital Project Manager(s) to identify and advise on strategies for civil scopes of work required for the project.
  • Liaise with design vendors, internal and external engineering to progress the design from the detailed engineering stage through to detailed SOW and drawing packages.
  • Support civil engineering/geotechnical projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation; design and construction; geotechnical analysis; and dykes safety, inspections and reviews
  • Review geotechnical analyses and provide technical expertise with a focus on soil mechanics, foundation design, soil-structure interaction and dam engineering
  • Manage quality control and risks during geotechnical and design work, including critical review of results in coordination with project management team and “Engineer of Records”.
  • Support daily execution activities including quality assurance and quality control activities and ensure contractor activities follow the construction work packages.
  • Communicate execution progress as required to the project manager.
  • Provide engineering and field supervision to field contractors for the assigned projects.
  • Work within a multi-discipline engineering and project team (project engineering, cost control, scheduling, procurement, etc.) to ensure project is designed and executed in accordance to the agreed schedule and budget.
  • Provide engineering support to development of engineering deliverables
  • Monitor and track progress of field execution of work scopes using defined Earned Value metrics, project schedule.
  • Identify and report project risks during engineering design and field execution
  • Monitor execution of project scope and ensure it is executed in accordance to technical drawings, standards and specifications
  • Monitor schedule and manhours in the field with field contractors and ensure the manhours, progress and schedule reported by field contractors is accurate.
  • Liaise with internal engineering groups, external engineering contractors, operations and project management team to resolve engineering and/or construction conflicts and risks.
  • Respond to RFIs originated in the field and ensure they are addressed in less than 24 hours to minimize construction delays. Ideally use his/her technical experience to resolve RFIs in the field as soon as they arise.
  • Assist with the development and execution of Transfer of Care, Custody and Control (TCCC), Mechanical Completion Declaration (MCD), and Pre-Start-up Safety Review (PSSR).
  • Review technical shop drawings.
  • Participate in daily field coordination meetings and Contractor weekly management meetings.
  • Participate in technical bid evaluations and in the selection of field contractors.
  • Review and approved change management originated from field contractors (FCN, CCO, etc.)
  • Follow up and Review and approved field redlines from field construction.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Geotechnical, or Mining Engineering
  • Current registration or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Saskatchewan
  • 10+ years of civil, geotechnical, mining or industrial engineering experience
  • Experience in industrial civil earthworks such as dams, dykes, tailing areas, brine ponds, pump houses
  • 10+ years of earthwork and surface utilities experience
  • Knowledge of fundamental requirements of geotechnical engineering and the basic requirements of other engineering fields
  • Potash mine experience would be a strong asset
  • Good understanding of computer programs and applications (MS Office 365 applications, SAP)
  • Experience with Civil 3D software such as CAD would be an asset
  • General Mine Safety Awareness (GMSA) Certification required
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; strong report writing skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to work and produce results under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential

Pay rates or salaries will be based on experience and current market standards. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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