Senior Hydrogeologist or Engineer (Mining Sector)

Employment Type: Full Time
Employee Referral Bonus: Not Eligible

The Opportunity

BluMetric is growing! We are actively seeking an experienced Intermediate to Senior Hydrogeologist or Engineer to work within the expanding Mining sector. This position is critical to our mining contracts and can be based in Sudbury, Ontario or one of our other Ontario office locations.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Acting as client and regulatory liaison and providing exceptional client management to existing clients
  • Effectively managing and coordinating a number of concurrent projects, including maintaining project projections, timelines and budget controls
  • Ensuring high-quality technical work, including field methodology, reporting, and client deliverables, as well as mentoring technical staff
  • Complying with Health and Safety protocols and supporting BluMetric’s strong safety culture
  • Managing the entire lifecycle for project portfolios with specific Mining clients, ranging from strategic planning initiatives through project planning, execution, monitoring/controlling and closure
  • Establishing a Project Charter for each approved project defining the projects’ goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, staffing levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables
  • Meeting and communicating with clients and subcontractors, including visits to operating mine sites in remote locations
  • Developing and implementing regulatory approval strategies
  • Executing project quality assurance plans and quality control procedures

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Senior-level of experience as a consultant in the mining industry with prior experience and emphasis on mine water characterization and management studies including mine dewatering design, Front End Loading (FEL) process, project delivery and stakeholder engagement, risk assessment, remediation, soil and groundwater management plans, and other due diligence and operational investigations
  • A professional designation (P.Geo. or P.Eng.) and membership to PEO and/or PGO in Ontario is required
  • Minimum of eight (8) years professional experience in progressively more senior positions;
  • Substantial previous experience working for a professional services company with a solid understanding of the support needs of active mining sector clients, specifically within Northern Ontario
  • Experience leading Environmental Assessments and other regulatory approval processes for mining projects of significant size and/or complexity in Canada, preferably in Ontario
  • Strong leadership and business development skills, including significant experience understanding, building and maintaining productive relationships with mining clients
  • Strong experience liaising with government regulatory agencies at the provincial and federal levels
  • Prior experience liaising with Indigenous communities in relation to regulatory approvals processes would be an asset
  • Occasional business travel is required
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is considered an asset

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