Principal Engineer and Expert, Iron Ore Processing Job in Quebec for BBA inc. | Jobs.ca
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Principal Engineer and Expert, Iron Ore Processing

July 10 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Property Management, Real Estate
Quebec, QC | Montreal, QC | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC | Val-d'Or, QC | Rouyn-Noranda, QC | Etobicoke, ON | Vancouver, BC • Full time

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

Your future role on our team

BBA is a well established private Canadian firm and provides specialized engineering services in the natural resources industry, including iron ore processing. We're currently seeking a senior engineer with extensive expertise in iron ore processing. The specific sectors of expertise we're seeking include magnetic processes (low and high intensity), gravity separation (hydroclassifiers and spirals), concentrate drying and dewatering, flotation for production of high purity concentrates, bulk concentrate management, pelletizing, direct reduction processes and operational experience. At BBA, we're proud to define and strive toward the mine of the future and green mining operations.

With us, you'll get the opportunity to...

  • Provide metallurgical expertise for all aspects of projects and studies, including EPCM projects.
  • Serve as a discipline lead for studies and supervise the work of junior and intermediate engineers.
  • Lead metallurgical tests and guide clients in developing their projects.
  • Perform due diligence audits and manage preliminary economic, prefeasibility and feasibility studies within multidisciplinary project teams.
  • Promote BBA expertise in the iron ore processing industry.
  • Liaise with clients on technical matters and professionally present reports, publications and briefings.
  • Design and simulate mineralogical processes.
  • Examine and approve mass balances, process design criteria, PFDs, P&IDs, layouts and technical specifications.
  • Lead and participate in market analyses for local and worldwide iron ore projects.
  • Prepare, review and approve professional qualifications, expressions of interest as well as proposals and service offerings.
  • Take on various interdisciplinary technical challenges to ensure factory acceptance tests and the implementation of optimization solutions for processes are performed on time, safely and cost effectively.
  • Review, analyze or develop PFDs, P&IDs, technical specifications and evaluations, material land energy balances and process design and operating parameters.
  • Assess, select and commission new technology to improve the sustainability, efficiency and profitability of client operations.


Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Results-driven
  • Thirst to learn and excel
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Constantly seeking sustainable and agile solutions
  • Rigour and ethical

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Bachelor's or graduate degree in mineral processing, metallurgy, chemical engineering or mining
  • At least 15 years of experience in mineral processing operations
  • Strong track record of successfully completing projects in the mining and metals industry
  • Qualified person as per CIM standards
  • Ability to travel frequently across Canada and abroad (> 25 %)
  • Canadian Professional engineer (P.Eng.) designation or eligible to.
  • Bilingual (English and French)

An overview of BBA's total reward

  • Annual base salary, based on 37.5 hours weekly, between $150 000 to $205 000
  • Annual bonification program for all regular employees
  • Onsite mobility premium
  • Access to a time bank
  • Cellphone Program
  • Group insurance plan starting day one including short term and long-term disabilityinsurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Premium offer through the Employee Referral Program.

BBA considers many factors to determine the annual base salary such as, but no limited to: Location of the position, education, relevant and demonstrated work experience, technical assessment, qualifications, certifications, and other relevant competencies.

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and telecommuting
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Growing business with many opportunities
  • Generous pension and insurance plan


BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

Apply now!