Principal Mining and Minerals Process Engineer

November 12, 2020
Englewood, CO
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At the end of April 2019, WorleyParsons combined with Jacobs - Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR) division, to create Worley. 

Together, we are a leading global provider of professional project and asset services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We have almost 60,000 amazing people in around 60 countries across the world covering the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets for our customers.

Position Summary

We are seeking individuals with extractive and mineral beneficiation experience for supporting base and precious metals front end studies. This position will also be expected to move into detailed engineering and possible commissioning and start-up activities if required. 

The purpose of this role is to support delivery of successful projects and programs by either:

  • Assisting Regional Director Mineral Processing and acting as a local functional manager to manage a small number of engineering employees within the region; or

  • Acting as a lead discipline engineer on projects; or

  • Providing a high level of recognized technical competency within the discipline on a regional and international basis as required

The purpose of this role is to support delivery of successful projects and programs by:

  • Primary lead for development, planning and coordination of complex engineering designs entailing technical specifications and detailed planning in the early phases of projects conceptual through feasibility studies

  • Develops solutions to complex problems that require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity

  • As Lead Engineer, plan the team to meet project needs

  • As Lead Engineer, ensure projects are on budget and schedule and any change is controlled effectively

  • Thoroughly understand any project contractual scope of work and raise variation requests for any work not covered as part of the work scope but required to be undertaken for job completion

  • As Lead Engineer, assume responsibility for effective and competent design, detailed calculations, drawings, specifications, sizing and selection of equipment, materials selection and vendor technical assessment

  • Ensure engineering deliverables achieve quality, completion and profit objectives.

  • Monitor overall performance and continuously analyze performance to detect and avoid problems and to seize improvement opportunities

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance

  • Audit and monitor the engineering activities within projects as directed by the Regional Director Mineral Processing

  • Provide a high level of demonstrated experience in engineering and design management and technical engineering

  • Be thoroughly conversant with codes, client and project specific specifications, procedures, vendor data, general arrangements and other requirements

  • Develops process specifications such as comminution, flotation, dewatering, pressure oxidation, heap leaching, etc.

  • Recognized Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering required. Advanced degree preferred
  • 15 years of relevant experience required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • P.Eng. license is preferred or able to obtain
  • Qualified Persons status is preferred or able to obtain
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred¬†
  • This is for two position, one to be located in the Toronto area and the other in the Vancouver area

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