Principal Mining Consultant - Underground Job in Vancouver for Mining Plus |

Principal Mining Consultant - Underground

April 28 2020
Industries Mining, Petroleum, Natural Gas
Categories Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Management, Consulting, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources
Vancouver, BC

Are you interested in joining a growth-oriented global team of professionals that present opportunities to develop you as a technical professional and industry leader?
Mining Plus continues our success story in North America - We want you to be a part of it.

Who are We?
We are the leading mining technical services provider, consisting of professionals specializing in geology, mining engineering (Surface & Underground), geotechnical engineering, mine ventilation and operations optimization. We cover the full mining lifecycle from Due Diligence and Financing (‘Define’), project technical studies (‘Plan’) through to boots on the ground execution as project partners (‘Operate’).

We are 160+ full time expert mining professionals with 9 offices in 4 countries operating as One Team. Corporately we are a part of the Byrnecut- Thyssen Mining Group (family) who are specialist underground mining contractors employing more than 10,000 people collectively around the globe.

At Mining Plus, we pride ourselves in fostering an engaging, cooperative and flexible one team working culture. Practicality and innovation is in our DNA and instilled across all facets of our business by our ability to think laterally whilst challenging traditional thinking through innovation. With our high-performance team in place and plans for further expansion, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best. We offer our employees a challenging yet rewarding career path, providing opportunities to work on interesting diverse projects on a local and international scale.

Although we work by our Company values of:

• Action
• Accountability
• Diligence

We live by our internal values of:

• Get it right the first time
• Own it as if it is our own
• Go the extra mile

Who are you?

Mining Plus has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Mining professional with demonstrated expertise in underground and/or open pit projects, to lead a diversified and powerful engineering capability in North America. As a Principal Mining Consultant, you are responsible for providing premium consulting services to our clients. You will apply your expert Mining Engineering experience to provide recommendations to Mining Plus clients and projects across a variety of metal commodities. You will have the opportunity to work with our international team of technical experts servicing projects globally.

The successful candidate will also consult on interesting and important projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing involvement in mining studies (Scoping, Pre-feasibility & Feasibility)
  • Conduct mine asset due diligence and evaluations
  • Conduct mine planning, optimization projects and mine economics modelling
  • Lead Mine Design activities and Mine Services Engineering
  • Write and review technical engineering Reports(43-101 or equivalent)
  • Support mining engineers on, or lead yourself, projects requiring technical solutions within our ‘Define-Plan-Operate’ pillars
  • Oversight of technical quality, and delivery of projects including design, review and project management according to client-approved scopes of work
  • Be a champion for practical mining solutions for projects and operations, leveraging our existing foundation of global best practices (fit for project).
  • Lead and manage multi-disciplinary project teams, work with professionals to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget
  • Actively mentor and develop staff in your team, in the interests of their long-term career objectives and operational needs
  • Manage contractors and sub-consultants on projects (as required)


  • 15+ years of mining-technical experience
  • Minimum 5 years operational mining experience required
  • Must be able to use Mine Planning software competently (Deswik or Datamine preferred)
  • Must be P.Eng. (Or Equivalent)
  • Experience as a QP under NI43-101
  • Ability to lead a Technical Team
  • Desire to lead business development activities
  • Strong technical and project management skills
  • Excellent workplace safety practices (advocate for global best practices)
  • Practically minded and a passion for technical excellence
  • Exceptional communication, report writing, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated experience in writing proposals, technical reports and general project correspondence

*Applicants residing in Canada only need apply

We want you to write your next chapter with us. For more information please visit our website at

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