Senior Engineer – Ventilation

The Opportunity:

The Ventilation Engineer coordinates mine ventilation activities across the site.  The role will support integration of the long-range ventilation designs into the 4-24-month ventilation planning and support creation of the ventilation strategy. This will include appropriate technology and completing required analysis to optimize the existing ventilation systems and create business cases to support the recommended strategy for the operations.  
 
Initially, the Ventilation Engineer will play a key role in the development of the Operational Readiness plan for the future operation.  Specifically, this role will be required to provide ongoing input to the design and construction details of the mine expansion, as well as the develop ventilation systems and operating procedures and practices for the underground mine.   
 
This is a permanent position based at a northern Labrador site, on a one week on, one week off rotation with an initial assignment in the St. John’s Project Office. 
 
Accountabilities:
 

  • Develop business cases, as assigned, that incorporate new technology and ventilation strategy into current ventilation designs including the impact on production/opex/capex;
  • Lead projects to optimize ventilation systems and projects to improve the workplace environment;
  • Create mine ventilation designs using numerical modeling tools while ensuring continued communication with the Vent Design Group and Ventilation Specialist;
  • Integrate the ventilation portion of the Mine Design with the Ventilation Planning 4-24-month requirements and support the work of the Integrated Operation Schedule team;
  • Support work on ventilation standards, guidelines, design basis;
  • Communicate with site Ventilation Specialist as to potential technology that is recommended to support the 0-24-month Ventilation Plan and execution of that plan;
  • Ensure good engineering principles are applied to designs and consider safety of employees within the design; 
  • Support Base Metal FEL3 studies, as required, with participation on drawing and document reviews;
  • Provide training to foster skills and competencies within the ventilation team and others as required;
  • Supports site Ventilation Specialists with mine ventilation models to ensure they are up-to-date and calibrated;
  • Communication of ventilation issues to varying audiences, including stakeholder groups to senior leadership. 

 
Education:  

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining or Mechanical disciplines preferred) combined with a Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) Designation. 

 
Experience:
 

  • A minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a related role in an underground mining environment. 

 
Knowledge and Skills:  

  • Underground mine design, ventilation, scheduling, and understanding of mining activities.
  • General knowledge of engineering planning software.
  • Knowledge of ventilation modeling software (VNET, CLIMSIM, MineFire) is recommended.
  • Strong communication skills and development of concise documents and presentation materials.
  • General knowledge of construction planning, experience with electrical design and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of cash flow modeling techniques and economics is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and familiar with spreadsheet manipulation in Excel.
  • Be creative, not only use best and past practices but promote new ways of doing things to maximize the efficiency of ventilation systems to support economic mine designs. 

 

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Senior Engineer – Ground Control

The Opportunity:

The Ground Control Engineer is part of the Technical Services – Engineering Team. The incumbent will initially play a key role in the development of the Operational Readiness Plan, for the future underground mining operations. Specifically, this role will be required to provide ongoing input to the design and construction details of the mine expansion, as well as develop/update Ground Control & backfill procedures and practices for the underground mine 
 
The Senior Engineer – Ground Control performs tasks with some supervision, set deadlines, responsibilities, monitors, and summarizes progress of the mining activities and rock mass response to mining in underground operations and/or in geomechanical projects for the mining operations.  They will also ensure that health and safety standards are met, legislated requirements are satisfied, and strategies for improving safety and profitability of the mine are provided.   
 
This is a permanent position based at a Northern Labrador Mine site, on a two week on, two week off rotation with an initial assignment in the St. John’s Project Office. 

Accountabilities:

  • Participate in the development of procedures/standards related to the field of ground control;
  • Provide technical support, advise and assist the mine operators and technical staff regarding ground control strategies and methods;
  • Compile information of geological structures and undertake geological mapping in both underground and open pit operations;
  • Perform stability assessments and advise on potential adverse ground conditions for both the underground openings and the pit walls using both empirical and numerical modeling tools;
  • Ensure compliance with ground control related regulations, policies and standards at both underground and open pit operations;
  • Recommend action to ensure that safety and stability of underground mine excavations and pit walls are maintained with respect to geotechnical and legislated requirements; 
  • Develop solutions with respect to day-to-day ground control issues based on field observations or operation reports;
  • Evaluate mining proposals and layouts to ensure conformity with ground control practice and established procedures;
  • Complete geomechanics project work involving mining methods, stope and pillar design and mining sequencing for underground and/or surface deposits; 
  • Respond rapidly to ground control issues and failures as required. Complete appropriate reporting and initiate action plans that will remove potential future hazards both in the affected area and similar areas;
  • Regularly monitor the ground control work, including Q/A and Q/C of ground support installation in the underground operation;
  • Install and develop ground movement monitoring program by using instrumentation;
  • Support the Project team to: carry out task observations, provide training on cementing/shotcreting methods, draft technical memos and develop paste backfill testing and design, etc.;
  • Update and maintain the Ground Control Management Plan with inputs from various departments at the mine site;
  • Interact with and manage consultants as required. 

 
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering o Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Mining Engineering, specializing in Rock Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering would be considered an asset.
  • Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) designation is required. 

 
Experience:

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of Geotechnical Engineering and/or underground mining experience is required. 

 
Knowledge and Skills:  

  • A good understanding of basic rock mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering principles, assessment techniques, remedial methods, instrumentation and products.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • Ability to work closely with several departments, including: Operations, Environment, Mines Technical Service Department and Project team. 
  • Geomechanical numerical modeling and ground control instrumentation knowledge would be an asset

 

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

EWEMI

Production Supervisor

As a Production Supervisor- you will supervise the daily activities of the assembly workforce with company goals and objectives of safety, quality, cost, delivery, and efficiency. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Works directly with Operations Manager on production planning, budgeting, and KPI's. 
  • Oversees the production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, revising schedules, resolving problems, and reporting results. 
  • Improves workflow by recommending and implementing action plans and process improvements. 
  • Supervises manufacturing team by communicating job expectations, appraising job results, coaching, disciplining enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.  
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment including educating and directing personnel on established policies and procedures.  

Skills: 

  • College or University Degree. 
  • 5+ years of Supervisory experience in a manufacturing/production environment 
  • Solid managerial skills and team building
  • Experience in process improvement, quality management, safety management, tracking budget expenses, and production metrics. 
  • Ability to read/interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and contract specifications. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must possess good verbal and written communications skills and be able to function as part of multiple teams in a fast-paced and multi-task environment. 
  • Must be highly organized and comfortable working with tight deadlines. 

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Heavy Duty Mechanic

  • Located in Snow Lake, Manitoba
  • 7 days on/ 7 days off
  • $41.22/ hour with an underground bonus of approximately $10/hour
  • Full benefits package beginning day 1 of employment
  • Relocation assistance and Pension.
  • Red Seal Journeyperson OR Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician
  • This is not a Fly/in Fly/out opportunity but we do provide a camp for employees to stay at if you choose not to relocate

Ian Martin Workforce is working with a mining company that primarily producing copper concentrate (containing copper, gold and silver) and zinc metal. This is an underground role where you would be required to troubleshoot and fix large pieces of mining equipment. You don’t mind getting dirty and enjoy the adventure of working underground. You have a team-minded attitude, willingness to improve your skills and learn something new every day.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Communicate effectively with other journeyman, engineering, trade and operating supervision on methods, procedures and hazards.
  • Inspect job and determine the nature and extent of repairs, methods, materials, tools, etc.
  • You exercise sound judgement in the selection of materials and tools, and methods so that the job is performed in accordance with accepted safety standards.
  • Trouble shoots, plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, low voltage direct current, electronics and pneumatic principles, trade techniques, properties of various materials and operating and application principles of equipment.
  • Interprets prints or sketches and makes installation or repairs as specified. Consults with foremen regarding standards
  • Receives general instructions and plan of work to be performed.
  • Install and repair mechanical equipment such as compressors, pumps. generators, fans, mobile and fleet, drilling, loading and haulage equipment
  • Follows specifications on complex equipment diagrams, parts drawings and catalogs.
  • Examines reasons for failure or improper operation of engines, running gear, parts and equipment.
  • Repairs and rebuilds engines, hydraulic and electric systems of diesel, electric, propane, gasoline and pneumatic powered equipment.
  • Repairs and rebuilds transmissions, traction motors and differentials.
  • Uses precision testing equipment to determine source and cause of trouble and to perform close tolerance adjustment.
  • Test operates repaired equipment as required.
  • Makes field repairs as required to get equipment back in service
  • Keeps tools and equipment in clean and orderly condition
  • Observe all policies and procedures, observes applicable quality, environmental, safety and hygiene regulations.
  • Maintains logbooks as required by legislation and policy. Reports irregularities to supervision.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a Skilled Trades professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Workforce, we exist to connect people like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at sarah.fell@ianmartin.com or text 647-838-2522

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

1IMWJP

Technical Support

Still Growing and Hiring! – Technical Support Specialist

We are an industry-leading knowledge management company with expertise in the Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Energy sectors. We provide our customers, including some of the worlds’ most successful Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies, with end-to-end knowledge solutions including technical documentation, training, technical support and information auditing.

We are looking for Technical Support Specialists to provide excellent customer service to our customer. You will join an existing team of highly skilled technical support professionals where training and certifications are provided.

 

Location:           Saint John, NB

Type:                 Full-time, Permanent

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide top quality technical support, troubleshooting of IT networks and communications systems, including associated applications
  • Work remotely with end-users and technicians, diagnose and recommend solutions leading to resolution of issues in VoIP environments
  • Collect system and event log information
  • Document in detail all site information, troubleshooting steps, and time reporting in Customer Relationship Management Systems
  • Install, configure, and maintain lab equipment

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Logical and analytical approach to problem solving
  • GREAT communications skills
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Organized, independent, dependable, self-motivated, takes ownership and initiative
  • Proficient in written and verbal English
     

Basic Skills Required:

  • Linux shell, basic commands and use of vi editor
  • Use of tools like putty, winscp
  • Ability to know how to troubleshoot (has creativity that goes beyond written documentation to solve problems)
  • Process Skills like knowledge of following procedures on case management, interaction with customers, etc..

 

Intermediate Skills (willing to train for these skills):

  • Oracle basic sqlplus commands
  • Shell Scripting (ability to read shell script code)
  • Java Concepts

 

Optional Advanced Skills:

  • VMWare Admin
  • Certificate Admin

 

Education and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in a technical field
  • Experience in any of the following areas is considered an asset:
    • Technical Support experience
    • Previous experience using CRM database
    • Support of core PBX Technology and related VOIP networks
    • TCP/IP (IP Networking)
    • Linux Operating Systems; Windows 2003/2008 server, and telephony technologies (ISDN, SIP, H.323, etc)
    • Capable of troubleshooting converged networks, IP/VOIP issues across LAN/WAN, VPN, VLAN Routers, Firewalls, Switches, IP PBX deployment, TCP/IP (IPv4), DNS

 

Benefits at our company

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous vacation
  • Employer paid Health and Dental Premiums
  • Bonus Plan
  • Group RRSP
  • Employee Training and Professional Development

 

 

ewemi

Full Stack Java Developer

Are you an experienced full stack Java Developer who is looking to join a small, dynamic team and play a critical role in the creation of robust code for a fresh and exciting User Interface migration?  If so, we want to get to know you better.

This position requires strong communication skills, the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a team of 5, and a strong customer service orientation.  You will work with other members of the IT team and representatives from the business to deploy enhancements and new functionality to a mortgage insurance underwriting system as well as supporting applications

The position offers a competitive base salary, 100% medical and dental benefits that will start from Day One and an annual bonus scheme. If this sounds interesting, then please review the requirements of the role and the experience you would need to bring to the position to be successful.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to accurately review and assess documentation, including technical designs, task breakdowns, effort estimations, updates, testing and peer code reviews
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, i.e. experience taking ownership of problems and coordinating solutions involving multiple resources. Prior leadership experience would be an asset
  • An understanding of the importance of securing sensitive information as well as ensuring the integrity of the systems being managed
  • The ability to communicate and interact effectively with technical professionals as well as users and others who are non-technical experts
  • Demonstrated ability to listen and understand, and to establish and maintain effective relationships with users
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to follow problems through to resolution
  • Initiative and creativity to develop new approaches or solutions
  • Ability to work independently and take accountability for the quality of work
  • Equally able to work effectively and collaboratively as a team member, sharing information and ideas in a timely manner
  • Ability to plan and manage time effectively, multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines in a fastpaced, time-sensitive environment
  • Ability and commitment to acquire new skills and improve knowledge and competencies.

 

Required Technical Skills:

  • College level Diploma or University Degree in a related field, or equivalent working experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience developing and maintaining Java based web applications
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with REST Services
  • Experience with JDBC
  • Experience with Spring
  • Experience with Tomcat
  • Experience with Linux
  • Availability outside of business hours to deploy new builds (once every 1-3 months)
  • Availability outside of business hours to help troubleshoot critical production issues.

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Information Security Operations Analyst

Our client who is based in Downtown Toronto is looking for an Information Security Operations Analyst to join their small, but dynamic team, and play a critical role in the analysis and maintenance of the security and integrity of their data network.

This position requires an understanding of Information Systems as they relate to the security and the protection of sensitive data and you would have acquired this experience over the past 3-5 years of your career.

The position offers an excellent base salary, 100% medical and dental benefits that will start from Day One and an annual bonus scheme. If this sounds interesting then please review the requirements of the role and the experience you would need to bring to the position to be successful.

 

Required technical skills and Duties

• Ability to analyze and identify security solutions based on the latest industry best practices

• Familiar with various malware categories, their characteristics, and network-based indicators of compromise

• Experience with networking vulnerabilities and exploit methods such as DDoS, XSS attacks, SQL injection and how to recognize attacks in-progress

• Experience with dynamic and static web application assessments

• Solid understanding of the OWASP Top 10

• Experience performing incident triage, analysis, response, and remediation for computer network intrusions, web application and server attacks, insider threats, and malware infections

• Progressive knowledge of Next Gen Firewalls such as Palo Alto Networks, FortiNet, or Forcepoint. Hands on experience with one in this list is strongly preferred.

• Hands on experience with logging, monitoring, and alarming technologies such as Wireshark, Splunk, Tenable Nessus, or SolarWinds.

• Hands on experience using and reviewing the results from compliance scanning tools such as Nessus.

• Experience designing and implementing DLP and Endpoint Protection solutions

• Strong understanding of enterprise-level networks, networking protocols, devices, and architecture

• Hands-on experience with technologies including but not limited to; VMWare, Networking, Linux administration and Windows Administration

• Experience with mock or real security breach discovery and management

 

Key Competencies:

• Demonstrated leadership abilities; i.e. experience taking ownership of problems and working on projects involving multiple resources.

• An understanding of the importance of securing sensitive information as well as ensuring the integrity of the systems being administered;

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate and interact effectively with technical professionals as well as users and others who are non-technical experts;

• Strong customer service orientation, with a demonstrated ability to listen and understand, and to establish and maintain effective relationships with users;

• High level of analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to follow problems through to resolution;

• Initiative and creativity to develop new approaches or solutions;

• Ability to work independently and take accountability for the quality of work;

• Equally able to work effectively and collaboratively as a team member, sharing information and ideas in a timely manner;

• Ability to plan and manage time effectively, multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment;

• Ability and commitment to acquire new skills and improve knowledge and competencies

• Availability outside of business hours to help troubleshoot critical production issues.

While a College-level Diploma or University Degree in a related field would be preferred our client is more interested in your hands on work experience within Information Security and your ability to work within a small team, not be afraid to take on different challenges and help them maintain the integrity of their systems

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Senior Industrial Control Systems Engineer

Our client who is a leader in the North American Energy market with a focus on innovation, commitment, and responsible energy production and environmental stewardship is looking for a Senior Industrial Control Systems Engineer to be part of a group that supports Industrial Control Systems (ICS), SCADA and Operational Technology (OT).

How you will bring value…

In this role, you will be involved with developing and maintaining an OT cyber security program, reviewing and developing system architecture designs to support control and SCADA system communications, and providing ICS engineering technical support to Operations, Maintenance and Construction groups.

What you will be doing…

  • Prepare technical solutions to resolve highly complex and diverse ICS tasks across the Capital Power fleet. 
  • Maintain and optimize PI historian data, including system administration, graphic development, AF framework development and performance equation analytics.
  • Provide SCADA operations and maintenance support for Renewables and Control Center Operations.
  • Designs complex security and communication aspects of ICS upgrades and projects to maximize availability and mitigate risk of cyber threats. 
  • Contributes to the development and ongoing maintenance of the compliance program for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection.
  • Provides input into the Industrial Controls business plan.
  • Provides technical direction to contract and maintenance staff to facilitate the completion of ICS related tasks. 
  • Reviews, applies, and develops internal standards.
  • Takes ownership and accountability for work tasks and deliverables. 
  • Participates in the peer review process to ensure the responsible practice of engineering at Capital Power, in compliance with the Professional Practice Management Plan (PPMP).
  • Helps to ensure Management of Change (MOC) compliance and review for ICS related work across the fleet.
  • Works collaboratively and builds strong relationships with others.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring and guidance to junior staff including students and EITs. 
  • Acts to continually improve technical and management skillset through formal and informal training opportunities.
  • Ability to analyze complex technical problems and recommend timely decisions.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Engineering Degree in Computer, Process Control or Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • Professional Engineering or Professional Licensee status in Canada.
  • Other educational backgrounds will be considered depending on experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in practicing engineering including a minimum of 2 years of networking and cyber security experience with industrial control systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of Operational Technology, SCADA and ICS Cyber Security best practices.
  • OSI PI historian, SQL and data analytics.
  • Understanding of industrial communication protocols such as MODBUS, ICCP, DNP3, OPC.
  • Experience with control systems (PLC, DCS, SCADA, RTU) troubleshooting, upgrades, lifecycle management and interfacing with different vendors.
  • Familiarity with NIST, NERC CIP and other standards related to cyber security and ICS design.
  • Solid understanding of codes and standards related to controls and industrial networks design.
  • Experience with Virtual Machines and server configuration.
  • Experience with Windows server and client OS administration, patching and AntiVirus software.
  • Experience or familiarity with CMMS such as Maximo.
  • Must be able to work alone or as a part of a team. 

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com  

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI

Senior Perl Developer

Our client in the business of card payments and based in Oakville is looking to hire a Perl Developer with skills in Linux and SQL.

This Permanent full time role comes with an attractive salary and benefits and you will be joining a small close knit supportive team to help develop customer focused products and solutions.

The expectation is that you will have excellent written and verbal communications.

On joining the team you will be responsible for:

  • Verifying that requirements for development projects are clear and complete
  • The design, development, and testing of new application code
  • Participating in architecture, design, and code reviews
  • Develop technical specifications and support documentation
  • Provide technical support for production systems and customer issues
  • Adopt processes and tools to improve the efficiency and quality of deliverables

And to be successful in this role you would need to have the following experience:

  • 5+ years experience in a development role
  • 5+ years of Perl in a Linux environment
  • 5+ years of SQL
  • Knowledge of secure programming concepts

*If you have any Payment industry knowledge or experience that would be an asset.

Interested? Then please send us your resume in Word format as well as a few reasons as to why you would be a good match for this role!

We thank all applicants for their resume but only those selected for interview will be contacted