Mining Engineering Intern

March 16 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources,
Vancouver, BC • Full time

Type of position: Trainee

Your future role on our team

By joining our team, your role will be to collaborate with members of multidisciplinary teams (engineers, technicians, drafters and other colleagues) on one or several projects. You will perform functions related to engineering such as studies, preliminary and detailed engineering or commissioning.

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

  • Participate in analyzing various types of technical problems related to engineering mining projects
  • Participate in small-scale multidisciplinary mandates as part of a work team comprised of engineers and technicians
  • Participate in carrying out study or detailed engineering mandates for clients with existing facilities or for those wanting to expand or build new facilities
  • Prepare mine optimizations, mine designs, mine planning, waste and stockpile designs, haulage simulations
  • Prepare plans and specifications based on guidelines for Mining mandates
  • Take part in preparing design criteria documents, technical memorandums, reports, specifications, and estimates
  • Assist more experienced personnel with the technical aspects of complex task

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Results-driven
  • Thirst to learn and excel
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Constantly seeking sustainable and agile solutions
  • Desire to be in the thick of the action
  • Rigour and ethical

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Student in Mining, or Geological Engineering from a recognized University
  • Asset: Relevant experience, either in open-pit or underground mining, and operations experience
  • Asset: Experience with mine planning software such as Whittle, MineSched, Vulcan, Datamine, Minesight or Deswik
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Asset: Budgeting, estimating and scheduling experience with financial modelling skills
  • Asset: Experience in mine equipment selection, capital cost and operating cost estimates
  • Asset: Bilingual (e.g., English and French, or other language)
  • Travel to domestic and occasionally international destinations

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Access to many experts and coaching
  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Opportunity for site work: an amazing career accelerator!
  • Custom training and development plans
  • Interesting growth opportunities to match your ambitions
  • Growing business with many opportunities

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 15 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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