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Mining Engineer – Peace River, Alberta

Position: Mining Engineer
Company: Canadian Silica Industries Inc.
Location: Peace River, AB

Canadian Silica Industries Inc. operates an open pit silica mine, a wet process plant and a dry plant to produce industrial and quality grade frac sand for the market.

We are currently searching for a permanent, full-time mining engineer to complement our team at our site in Peace River in Northern Alberta .This position will report to the Site Manager.

This is a site-based position and the candidate must be willing to relocate.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and yearly mine plans.
  • Oversee the mining operations, tailings management, roads maintenance and site drainage works.
  • Oversee survey for pit requirements, including stockpile inventory and reconciliation, and reporting.r
  • Coordinate mining equipment maintenance to attain required availability.
  • Prepare production and other reports as required.
  • Prepare and/or coordinate mining production and operating data, equipment data and other related operations data as required for statistical analysis, technical evaluation and reporting requirements.
  • Assist in the plant operations.
  • Assist in the preparation and/or coordination of plant production and operating data, equipment data and other related operations data as required for statistical analysis, technical evaluation and reporting requirements.
  • Oversee exploration, geological, geotechnical and other research/studies that needs to be conducted at the site or adjacent property of the company.
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned.             

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS Mining Engineering degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years open pit mining experience.
  • Knowledge in using a mining software.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

To take advantage of this opportunity, please submit your resume to:

LaPrairie Group of Companies
Human Resources Department
Email: careers@laprairiegroup.com
Fax: (403) 767-9932

We encourage all who are qualified and interested to apply in confidence, however, only those in consideration will be contacted.