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Senior Mechanical Engineering Lead - Mining

April 9 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Property Management, Real Estate, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Trail, BC | Vancouver, BC | Terrace, 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.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Régulier

Your future role on our team

BBA is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineering Lead for mine process plants to support our continued growth Western 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

  • Develop mechanical scopes of work, budgets, and proposals.
  • Perform high level engineering on major mechanical packages such as: crushing and grinding circuits, flotation circuits, leaching circuits, dewatering.
  • Lead mechanical scope on conceptual design studies, pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies, and detailed engineering.
  • Be a key team member for small to major brownfield/greenfield mining projects
  • Participate in site visits, inspections, condition assessments, commissioning, and testing (site visits will typically be 3-10 days at a time up to twenty-five days a year. These number are negotiable during the interview process)
  • 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?

  • Lifelong learner
  • Team player, coach and mentor
  • Strong safety awareness
  • Enthusiastic about solving technical challenges with collaborative and innovative solutions
  • Ability to motivate and lead
  • Prefer a company focused on engineering over construction (BBA does detailed engineering and EPCM projects, we do not do EPC projects)

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
  • 12+ years of relevant engineering experience in the mining sector with a preference for 5+ years in consulting
  • 12 to 25 years (pay range based on experience) of relevant engineering experience in the mining sector with a preference for 5+ years in consulting
  • Must be a registered P.Eng in Canada
  • Valid driver's license
  • Available for site work and short-term assignments (3-10 days at a time up to twenty-five days a year)
  • Site experience considered a strong asset

An overview of BBA's total reward

  • Annual base salary, based on 37.5 hours weekly, between $130 000 to $210 000
  • 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 disability insurance
  • 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

  • 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.

Apply now!