Project Scheduler

Our Mining client is looking for a Project Scheduler, who will be working from their office in Downtown Saskatoon. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the integrated engineering, procurement, and construction control schedule ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Develop and maintain schedules in collaboration with the project manager, project engineering, construction manager and site planner as appropriate, with resource loads for all project phases (current and future)
  • Analyze project schedules and provide input to project reporting, with respect to, but not limited to, schedule variance and critical path. Complete analysis of current plan schedule variance to actual.
  • Support change management (investigation, schedule update, baselines)

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in MS Projects Software
  • 4-9 years of experience in project planning and scheduling
  • Experience supporting projects within the mining industry will be an asset 

 

If you bring the mentioned skills and experiences to the table, then we would love to have a chat with you!

 

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Power Engineer

Process Control Supervisor – Power Engineer – 1st Class

The Opportunity:

Manitoba Operations is looking for experienced and qualified Power Engineers to be responsible for our utilities processes.

Major Accountabilities

  • Manage systems within the area of accountability to achieve the following outputs;
    • Zero Harm to employees, the business, the environment and the community
    • Achieve/exceed production quality & quantity targets while maximizing economic resources and recovery,
    • Achieve total product and unit cost, and capital (as applicable) expenditure targets
  • Manage the Utilities operations area working with maintenance to execute annual plans, and mitigate impact of plant upsets. Reliably provide power and piped utilities to the Manitoba Operations, treat water from the Birchtree Mine. Provide day to day and off shift technical support to the Manager.
  • Support Manager in the development and management of the cost and capital expenditure budget.
  • Execute the implementation of new management systems.
  • Utilize data collection systems to identify and implement change to reduce process variability..
  • Lead a unionized and non-unionized workforce, talent pool development and planning to meet area requirements over the long term, including personal development. Ensure crew qualifications are kept current for required work assignments, and schedule training as required.
  • Support the Manager in the development of the annual execution plan.
  • Manage existing assets to ensure effective utilization while increasing reliability.
  • Meet objectives and comply with; Monthly Safety plans, incident reporting process, Policy/Procedure reviews, MOC system, etc.
  • Perform injury management, working with employee and health care providers to successfully return the employee to work.
  • Identify and correct negative special cause circumstances that are within authority level and escalate those that are outside authority.  
  • Continuously improve the performance of the production frontline team through effective use of established processes and procedures. This includes ensuring the completion of assigned work with increasing consistency and accuracy by;  
    • Assigning tasks, utilizing CPQQRT format, to team members so that work gets done in a safe and coordinated way.
    • Handle process and social problems as they occur.
  • Complete improvement projects, as assigned.
  • Consistently apply established policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Coach & counsel Process Supervisors on the management of employee behaviors, and take corrective actions as required, including discipline and grievance management.
  • Coach & counsel Process Supervisors and take corrective actions as required, including discipline.
  • Provide performance feedback to team members and provide input into Succession Planning
  • Provide input and work collaboratively with peers and other departments to achieve capital (as applicable), production and/or maintenance projects/schedules.
  • Continually acquire knowledge and skills related to; Interaction with people, Technical capability, and Production processes.
  • Ensure that there is adherence to the Power Engineers Act.
  • Provide Divisional month end billing statements and facilitate plant access to Utilities billing data.
  • Participates with Manager in recruitment process, training and policy & procedures review.
  • Other duties, as required. 

Education:

  • Minimum Second Class Power Engineering certificate is required.  First Class Power Engineer would be the preferred candidate.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience in operating large Utilities facilities (power distribution, steam generation, vacuum systems, compressed air systems, water distribution systems)
  • Maintenance experience – prioritize assets maintenance to ensure plant reliability
  • Control room experience – monitor complex processes and coordinate critical activities
  • Projects experience – plan, organize, budget and prioritize construction projects for the area of responsibility
  • Supervisory experience – coordinate shift engineers and maintenance resources to ensure uninterrupted services to internal customers.

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Heavy Equipment Technician

Heavy Equipment Technician

  • Thompson, Manitoba
  • Relocation costs covered up to $15,000 including housing for 60-days
  • Certification of Qualification or Red Seal required
  • Permanent, 5/4 Schedule, 12-hour shifts
  • $43.88 per hour, OT available, Shift Premiums
  • Company Paid Benefits, Pension Matching Program
  • PPE and Safety Training
  • Must be able to pass Pre-employment Medical and Drug & Alcohol Testing, Clean Shaven required

 

Are you looking for the opportunity to work with a global Natural Resource company?  Are you looking for a chance of scenery and love the outdoors?  Why not have both – a great career and tons to do on your days off in the awe-inspiring northern boreal region. If you love hunting, boating, fishing, ATVs/snowmobiles, camping, and just being outdoors.

 

Ian Martin Workforce is working with a client that is one of the largest producers of nickel. They value their people and want to do what’s right for their employees, customers, and community. With over a 100-years of history operating in Canada, and 50 years in Thompson, Manitoba, they have a strong comm

 

As our new Journeyman Mechanic, you will be in the shop and in the field  You will be responsible to troubleshoot, repair, adjust, overhaul and maintain heavy and light duty fleets as it relates to Mining. 

 

You will be:

 

  • Completing preventative maintenance and diagnose and complete repairs on all company equipment in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner
  • Completing all required paperwork and remain in compliance with all company, manufacture, and legislative requirements
  • Teaching and mentoring Apprentices at different levels by ensuring that they are properly trained on service and repairs
  • Responding to a 24-hour business that consists of routine work that can be punctuated by very busy periods as well as emergency situations
  • Lifting heavy tools and parts, and working at heights of more than 6 feet

 

Why this is the right job for you…

 

You like to be challenged and raise to the occasion when things get tough.  You’re able to follow direction and express your concerns and ideas clearly.  You like to work on your own while being apart of the team and helping each other.  You’re not afraid to ask questions and admit when you’ve made a mistake; open-mind, honest, supportive and accountable are some of the words you use to describe yourself.  Most importantly, you would never put yourself or others at risk, safety is of upmost importance to you. You are looking for a long-term career that can lead to opportunities for advancement and personal development.

 

Your qualifications:

 

  • Certification of Qualification Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Red Seal if not registered Journeyman in province of Manitoba
  • At least 4 years of experience including Apprenticeship
  • Own tools and willing to use for work
  • Experience with the following:
    • Maintenance and power transmission systems on large diesel equipment
    • Braking systems on large mobile equipment
    • Maintenance of hydraulic systems on mobile equipment
    • Complex electrical and radio remote control systems
    • Differentials and torque converters
    • Air and liquid cooled, DPU controlled diesel engines
    • 24 VDC wiring/control systems

 

Are you interested in seeing if this is for you?  Please apply or call us today!

Please submit your resume by clicking “Apply Now” to this posting.  You can give us a call at 1 (800) 567 9675 x 2283 

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Chief Engineer- Mechanical Design

The successful candidate will be a senior member of the Central Engineering Department in Sudbury, Ontario supporting North Atlantic Operations. The candidate will be responsible to provide mechanical engineering services to various plants and mines. 

The position requires the person to be capable of producing innovative engineering solutions to operating and maintenance problems. In addition, the person must have the capability of preparing project scopes of work and associated work packages for construction.

The position involves regular trips to underground mines and to the various surface plants. The candidate must possess a valid driver license.

Accountabilities:

  • Leads a team of design personnel to complete engineering designs and studies.
  • Responsible for integrity of designs produced under his/her technical direction and legally approves drawings as per the Professional Engineers Act.
  • Provides technical direction and troubleshooting to plants.
  • Highlights mechanical maintenance shortcomings and makes recommendations based on field inspections & audits and prepares the relevant reports.
  • Participates in the review of construction, commissioning and start-up functions.
  • Applies sound engineering knowledge and exercises leadership, mentoring and training to other design and engineering personnel.
  • Conducts reviews of engineering consultant's engineering designs, drawings and specifications on assigned projects.
  • Approves or reviews engineering estimates, drawings, calculations, functional specifications, data sheets, equipment specifications, scopes of work, fulfilment of PHR action items, FEL estimate packages and final design packages.
  • Responsible for the development and updating of  Standards.
  • Acts as a mentor and subject matter expert by providing engineering technical guidance to direct reports and between Central Engineering and the Plants.
  • Share plant specific knowledge within the team by closely interacting with the plants and mines and acts as a mentor for Engineers and Designers within Sudbury and North Atlantic Operations.

Education:

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • A bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Professional Engineering Designation in the Province of Ontario.

Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 15 years of experience of related and progressive experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience in mechanical design for multi-disciplined projects
  • Experience in mechanical systems for both underground and surface mining, smelting and refining installations.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Fire Code, Ontario Building Code requirements as they pertain to a mining environment both underground mines as well as surface plants.
  • Strong knowledge in the design of Industrial ventilation including dust collection systems, baghouses, make up air units, heating and ventilation units, pressurized water and steam boilers for building heating and domestic water heating. Codes and standards in the area in this area including CSA B139.1 Installation code for Fuel Fired Appliances, CSA B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.3 Code for the Field approval of Fuel Related Components on Appliances and Equipment, as well as the Ontario Fire Code. Standards from the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors association for the fabrication of metal ductwork and installation of Air moving equipment is also of benefit.
  • Strong knowledge of Fire Protection System Design, Maintenance including Automatic Sprinkler Systems, Fire Standpipes, Fire Hydrants, as well as some knowledge of clean agent self-contained fire suppression systems. Codes and standards in this area are NFPA 13 Automatic Sprinklers, NFPA 14 Standpipe and Hose Systems, and NFPA 2001 Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems.
  • Familiarity with Technical Standards and Safety Authority or TSSA along with a strong knowledge of the design of Pressure Vessels and Pressure piping systems using ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code, ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code, ASME Section VIII Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, and ASME Section IX for Welding Brazing and Fusing relating to the Boiler Pressure Vessel Code.
  • Strong knowledge in various methods of Material Handling systems and Dust Control, using Pneumatic Conveyors, belt conveyors, screw conveyors and related components such as rotary feed valves, solids flow measurement such as impact plates, or continues weighing conveyors. SMACNA Industrial Duct Fabrication and Installation Standards for material transfer for low pressure Dilute phase material transport and ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code for material transfer for Dense phase material transport.
  • Experience in planning and estimating engineering hours for design projects
  • Experience writing equipment specifications and construction scopes of work
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Understands and can apply risk assessment and Process Hazards Review processes
  • Ability to work independently to achieve outcomes with minimum supervision
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Is familiar with latest codes, acts and regulations and keeps abreast of technology and latest developments in his/her design field.

Integrated Mine Scheduler

Our client is a global leader in mining and metals.  They have an immediate need for an Integrated Mining Scheduler to join their team

Overall,  the Scheduler will continuously improve the work team performance through effective use of established processes and procedures in achieving assigned objectives. He/She will improve the effectiveness of the front-line team while meeting the business objectives. This includes ensuring the completion of assigned work with consistency and accuracy. 

Duties Include:

  • Take the 3 month mine plan and builds mine operations, in detail for future weeks. Work from three month down to the week of execution in Mine Planning system
  • Works with MTS, Production and Maintenance Planners and Schedulers as well as other key stakeholders including but not limited to Ventilation, Sandfill, Logistics, Shotcrete, Projects (ERM), etc.
  • Monitors compliance with execution schedule and updates using Deswick Schedule
  • Works with Divisional Supervisor and the Operations scheduler to identify and action improvement opportunities for mine operations schedule.
  • Develop and use work templates to improve the efficiency of the planning process.
  • Exhibit effective Team Membership behaviors.

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years’ of relevant experience. 
  • Mandatory:  previous experience within mining industry (Underground mining an asset)
  • Mandatory:  Must have knowledge or experience with Deswick Software
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering (or equivalent). 
  • Professional Engineering designation is an asset. 

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Senior Buyer Capital Projects

2-3 year contract.

Responsible for meeting purchasing needs for the Capital projects group for Contract Services, Materials and Equipment.  This includes planning, reviewing, supplier sourcing and selection, competitive bidding, order placement and follow up.  In this role the Capital buyer will help align strategic priorities between Strategic Sourcing and Capital Projects.

Duties:

25%        Communication and coordination of purchasing activities with assigned requestors, and end-user feedback. Formulate and implement plan of action for deficiencies.

20%        Supplier sourcing, negotiations, contract development and management

25%        Process purchase orders, monitor delivery, price discrepancy resolution

15%        Pursue and report cost saving opportunities and process improvements

15%        Meetings, discussions, data collection,  reports, travel, tours.

Experience:

  • Industry related experience to a competent level.
  • Knowledge of Construction projects in an industrial environment. 
  • Knowledge of contract negotiations & administration.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications.
  • Must be a team leader, interactive player, and work in a fast paced environment.

Buyer

Senior Buyer:

2 – 3 year contract position

Work closely with Capital Projects Procurement group to administer procurement documents including RFQ’s, tenders, vendor set up information, bid acknowledgements, T’s & C’s to ensure a timely and accurate procurement process.

Duties:

50% RFP/RFQ Management

  • collecting/confirming contact information for Vendors being consider on RFQ/RFP’s
  • creating the events including uploading of SOW, T&C’s Safety Docs
  • confirming bid acknowledgement and that the vendors received the packages
  • administer the RFI’s/clarifications from bidders including commercial / technical information
  • post clarifications/addendums to bidders and monitor e-forum,  include rescheduling event as required
  • download submissions and move into Livelink and share Commercial docs with Buyers and technical with Package Engineers for bid review
  • send/receive out bid clarifications
  • Send out regret letters

25% Purchase Order

  • PO expediting and PO close outs
  • confirm PO receipt and scheduling
  • administrate service agreement signatures from Vendor and Mosaic Contract Administration.

5% Vendor Set up

  • gather information for vendor setup T&C’s, Ethics , EFT, complete set up forms and expedite vendor set up internally.

10% A/P

  • assist with A/P issues

10% – General Procurement tasks

  • Other duties as assigned.

Senior Accountant

Looking for Senior Accountant in Regina Saskatchewan with one of Mining Industry.

This position is responsible for full-cycle accounting, overseeing accounts payable duties, and budgeting and will work with the corporate accounting team based in Vancouver. This is a fastpaced role that requires the individual to be able to multi-tasking, hands on, and detail oriented.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, this person will be responsible for all day to day accounting functions for the company as well as other duties including but not limited to:

  • Perform full cycle accounting duties which include but not limited to bookkeeping, monthend closing, accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, employee expense reports, and payroll duties
  • Preparation of month-end closing activities including, but not limited to, month-end and quarter-end variance analysis, bank reconciliations, preparation of balance sheet continuity schedules, month-end journal entries, and accruals
  • Work with Vancouver accounting team monthly, quarterly and annually to develop accurate and timely accounting reports
  • Assist accounting manager with notes to the IFRS financial statements and MD&A as needed 
  • Reconcile monthly inter-company transactions and expense allocations
  • Provide other financial information and requests from senior management
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets and monthly budget-variance report
  • Work closely with project team to ensure construction and project completes within budget
  • Work with project team to ensure proper accounting and internal controls are maintained on a company-wide basis
  • Provide support to external auditors’ queries and information request.
  • Preparation of GST returns, WCB and assist with other tax returns as require.
  • May involve in other duties and ad hoc assignments 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Full cycle accounting experience is required
  • Experience with mining / construction or industrial operation is preferred
  • Working experience in a public company is an asset
  • 5-10 years in an accounting role with 2 or more years in an intermediate or senior level
  • Familiar with Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting) is a must.
  • Strong command of the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting / business or related discipline
  • An accounting designation is preferred, but candidates with equivalent experience will be considered
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Travel to site as required 

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Electrical Engineer

This position is responsible for the owners overview of the electrical and instrument systems to ensure the correct systems are designed and specified during engineering, installed during construction and used and maintained during operation.

General Accountability & Objectives: Reporting to the VP Projects / VP Technology and Engineering, the Electrical Engineer will responsible, for the following tasks (and others as applicable):

  • Support Western Potash HSSE policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance to all company policies, procedures and guidelines, including all purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Confer with engineers, customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products
  • Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical and instrument systems, equipment, facilities and components
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Direct and coordinate, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and WPC requirements
  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and check electrical loads, systems, controls and operations.
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Review, and when required Prepare specifications for purchase of electrical and instrument and equipment.
  • Prepare and review technical drawings, specifications of electrical and instrument systems, and general arrangement drawings to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and WPC requirements.
  • Act as liaison between WPC and SaskPower and any sub-vendors as required
  • Prepare regular update reports and presentations to management, and participate in vendor / engineering / team and management meetings.
  • Work closely with other firms, suppliers, consultants and other areas in the company in order to deliver the best engineering, schedule and cost outcomes.

Requirements

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) is required.
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Potash Experience is strongly preferred.
  • On site field experience with construction, commissioning and maintenance is preferable.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada.
  • Able to travel both within Canada and internationally as required.

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Superintendent – Electrical Technical & Design

Superintendent – Electrical Technical & Design

The Opportunity:

The successful candidate will be a senior member of the Engineering Department in Sudbury, Ontario. The candidate will be responsible to provide electrical engineering services to various plants and mines. 

The position requires the person to be capable of producing innovative engineering solutions to operating and maintenance problems. In addition the person must have the capability of preparing project scopes of work and associated work packages for construction.

The position involves regular trips to underground mines and to the various surface plants. The candidate must possess a valid driver license.

Accountabilities:

  • Leads a team of design personnel to complete engineering designs and studies.
  • Models all power distribution networks into power systems studies.
  • Leads electrical representatives from plants to work towards standardization and to lessen future maintenance requirements.
  • Maintains the divisional electrical drawing update program.
  • Provides leadership to all plants in regards to electrical safety and maintenance requirements.
  • Responsible for integrity of designs produced under his/her technical direction and legally approves drawings as per the Professional Engineers Act.
  • Provides technical direction and troubleshooting to plants.
  • Highlights electrical maintenance shortcomings and makes recommendations based on field inspections & audits and prepares the relevant reports.
  • Participates in the review of construction, commissioning and start-up functions.
  • Applies sound engineering knowledge and exercises leadership, mentoring and training to other design and engineering personnel.
  • Conducts reviews of engineering consultant's engineering designs, drawings and specifications on assigned projects.
  • Approves or reviews engineering estimates, drawings, calculations, functional specifications, data sheets, equipment specifications, scopes of work, fulfilment of PHR action items, FEL estimate packages and final design packages.
  • Responsible for the development and updating of Standards.
  • Acts as a mentor and subject matter expert by providing engineering technical guidance to direct reports and between Central Engineering and the Plants.
  • Share plant specific knowledge within the team by closely interacting with the plants and mines by being an active member of the Mine Electrical Safety Forum and Divisional Electrical Committee.

Education and Professional Qualifications:

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • A bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a Professional Engineering Designation in the Province of Ontario.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience in electrical design for multi-disciplined projects
  • Experience in electrical systems for both underground and surface mining, smelting and refining installations.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, CSA M421, OSHA Regulation 854 and the Building Code requirements as they pertain to a mining environment
  • Experience in planning and estimating engineering hours for design projects
  • Experience writing equipment specifications and construction scopes of work
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and Easypower software
  • Understands and can apply risk assessment and PHR processes
  • Ability to work independently to achieve outcomes with minimum supervision
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Is familiar with latest codes, acts and regulations and keeps abreast of technology and latest developments in his/her design field.

Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 15 years of experience of related and progressive experience.

 

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