Project Engineer (Contract)
This contractor position will be located in a Vancouver, BC Canada Engineering office, some remote work is possible.
Under general supervision, provides technical expertise, guidance and leadership for a variety of designated engineering projects and programs at assigned project.
- Reviews, investigates and develops appropriate recommendations regarding assigned engineering projects.
- Serves as Project Manager or technical expert, on a wide range of small to medium site construction, expansion or modification projects.
- Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.
- Provides guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable processes, practices, and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations.
- May contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated engineering areas.
- May represent the site on company sponsored steering teams, such as PDMC Mill Operations, Refinery Operations, etc.
- Performs other duties as required.
Nature of work: Works on moderately complex issues, implements solutions through individual effort but may delegate more routine tasks to others.
Level of interaction: Collaborates mostly with peers in the same functional area, and/or department and has moderate external interaction.
Autonomy/decision making: Works under frequent supervision and has limited latitude to set objectives, priorities and timelines impacting the individual assigned area of work.
Budgetary responsibility: Assists with budget preparation and monitoring.
Managerial responsibility: Does not manage people, function, projects or programs. Qualifications
Language Skills, Certifications and/or Training
- Bachelor's degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and three (3) years engineering experience in an area or areas relevant to assignment, including project management experience.
- Knowledge of principles and project engineering and project management
- Demonstrate technical competence through engineering and/or operations experience
- Proficient in MS Office and other engineering tools (CAD, analytical, mapping)
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Fluency in English
- Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering
- Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
- Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience
- Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
- Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations
- Strong analytical skills
- Experience with metal mining operations, especially with regards to geotechnical, structural, earth and concrete works.
- Skilled in related engineering software (AutoCAD/Civil 3D, ArcGIS, GoldSim), programming languages
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