Senior Geotechnical / Tailings Engineer

Mining Environmental Group

The Vancouver office of Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) is looking for Senior Tailings Engineers to support the growth of our Mining Environmental Group and contribute to our other global operations. KCB's goal is to assist clients in the assessment, design and development of interesting project across the world, many of which are in extremely challenging environments. We are looking for motivated individuals with experience working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary project teams, managing projects, mentoring and training staff, sustaining excellent client relationships and further developing the business.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Join a dynamic company of motivated and hardworking professionals committed to delivering high quality engineering and environmental services
  • Work with our team of world recognized tailings engineers
  • Lead projects focused on tailings management design with conventional or alternative technologies, dam design, mining geo-structures and operations support
  • Prepare and review technical reports, drawings, specifications, bill of quantities, and cost estimates
  • Manage and execute project management duties including project reports and presentations
  • Develop, train and mentor junior and intermediate level staff
  • Support marketing and business development, sustain client relationships and develop new business
  • Travel to project sites worldwide, and to KCB offices in Canada, Australia and Peru

If you have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology, are registered or able to register as a Professional Engineer or related designation, and have 10 years of tailings management or dam experience, we want to hear from you.

We value your:

  • Demonstrated experience working on projects related to tailings management and dam design in the mining industry
  • Knowledge and experience with applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines and standards within Canada. International experience is considered an asset
  • High quality verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated client liaison and business development skills
  • Project management skills commensurate with years of experience
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Availability to travel within Canada and internationally

About Us:

Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm with four major business units providing engineering and environmental services in the mining, hydropower, transportation, ports, infrastructure, geotechnical, oil & gas, environmental, and water resources sectors. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia, Peru and Brazil. Klohn Crippen Berger is a member of the Louis Berger Group, a leading international consulting firm with more than 80 offices worldwide. KCB is a platinum member of Canada's Best Managed companies.

At KCB, the project work is challenging and varied, and there are opportunities for travel. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer professional career development tracks and salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive benefits package.

Are you up to the challenge?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply on-line with your résumé and covering letter quoting the job reference number 1237-M16 at

We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

posted: 11 October 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.