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Principal Mechanical Engineer - Mining

July 17 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Etobicoke, ON • Full time

Type of position: Regular

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.

Your future role on our team

BBA is seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer for mine process plants to support our continued growth Central Canada. The selected candidate will play a key role in all phases of engineering projects from front end-studies through to field implementation with a focus on detailed engineering. As a senior member of the mechanical engineering team, the candidate will be responsible for ensuring technical quality, developing new business opportunities, and fostering team development.

With us, you'll get the opportunity to:

  • Perform high level engineering on major mechanical packages such as: crushing and grinding circuits, flotation circuits, leaching circuits, dewatering, heavy machinery, conveyors, and pump systems.
  • Develop mechanical scopes of work, budgets, and proposals.
  • Ensure that work complies with budgets, schedules, estimates and established procedures.
  • Lead mechanical scope on conceptual design studies, pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies, and detailed engineering.
  • Supervise or carry out design calculations and ensure that plans meet guidelines as well as legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Assign and review the work of junior engineers (engineers-in-training), technicians and drafters assigned to projects and assess technical scope.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients to define their needs.
  • Present technical information, concepts or study results.
  • Verify and produce files for tenders, specifications and other technical documents.
  • Occasionally supervise contractors on site.
  • Be a key team member for small to major brownfield/greenfield mining projects
  • Participate in site visits, inspections, condition assessments, commissioning, and testing.
  • Provide mentorship and coaching of junior/intermediate engineers, actively sharing knowledge, and supporting the enhancement of skills within the team
  • Foster a culture of having fun at work while producing high quality professional deliverables.
  • Process plant layout design oversight: Strong asset

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Ability to see beyond established standards
  • Ability to share and pass on knowledge
  • Rigour and ethical
  • Thirst to learn and excel


Overview of certifications and job requirements:

  • Proven track record with strong technical skills as a Mechanical Engineer on mineral process plant projects
  • Experience in base and precious metals: asset
  • Ability to interpret PFD's and process design criteria from process engineering, oversee plant layouts, mechanical equipment selection, technical bid evaluation and validation and pump sizing
  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 20+ years of relevant engineering experience in the mining sector with a preference for recent 10+ years in consulting
  • Must be a registered P.Eng in Ontario, Canada
  • Valid driver's license
  • Available for site work (3-10 days at a time)
  • Site experience considered a strong asset

An overview of BBA's total reward:

  • Annual base salary, based on 40 hours weekly
  • Annual bonus program for all regular employees
  • Access to a time bank
  • Cellphone Program
  • Group insurance plan starting day one including short term and long-term disability insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Premium offer through the Employee Referral Program.

At BBA, you get many benefits:

  • Opportunity to mentor our next generation: we invest in our people and help them develop
  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • Promotion of our experts (SMEs), both externally and internally
  • Access to a profit-sharing program for all regular employees
  • Be part of a growing business with many opportunities
  • Fair utilization/productivity targets that allow for innovation, business development, operations, training and unassigned time.

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.



About BBA
For over 40 years, we've been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada's leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 18 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow's industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people's passion and excellence make BBA a Canada's Best Employer and one of Canada's Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we're committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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