Mining Engineer

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  • Post Date: January 18, 2020
Job Description

Department: Environment and Remedial Works
Status: 1 year contract
Salary Grade 6: (Min. 75,364.00 – Max. $113,046.00)
Location: Montreal

Core Functions

The Mining Engineer is responsible for planning and directing the various engineering aspects of extracting minerals from the earth. The incumbent is also responsible for addressing environmental concerns and ensuring that environmental regulations and standards are respected.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Applied knowledge of mining engineering to solve problems concerning the environment in the Eeyou Istchee territory.
  • Help plan ways of restoring the land around mine sites so that they can be used for other purposes.
  • Oversee various mining projects by effectively coordinating the team activities such as planning the work, assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project and monitoring progress against plan.
  • Consult with engineers and environmentalists regarding the preservation of bodies of water around mining sites.
  • Analyze submissions and tenders and participate in the selection of external consultants and/or projects.
  • Analyze, monitor and report on mining projects as conducted by external companies.
  • Review and comment on all new legislation relating to mining and its impact on the environment.
  • Provide assistance in interpreting environmental impact statements.
  • Keep informed of new, environmentally friendlier, methods and techniques of extracting minerals from the earth.

Interaction/Communication Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with local communities and regional entities in providing them with any research or information in relation to current and future mining projects.
  • Communicate with key stakeholders to keep them informed on the status of current and future projects as well as new mining regulations, standards and issues.
  • Participate in various environmental committees.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Oversee the maintenance and updating of mining information/data input into the mining research system.

Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering or related field.
  • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec.


  • Three to five years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Project Management.


  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in French.
  • Fluency in Cree is an asset.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
  • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

Additional Requirements

  • Willingness to work in an office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s licence.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally.

The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

Application Period

From January 17, 2020 to February 3, 2020


Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ERWD-200107-1

Valerie Mianscum

Recruitment Officer


Tel.: 819-673-2600