Summary/Essential Functions:

  • Planning and executing Construction activities
  • Estimating projects
  • Manage contractor(s) on site
  • Provide technical expertise 
  • Vendor relation
  • Assist in the development of Project Policies and procedures
  • Liaison with OGC operations and maintenance groups
  • Recognized for responsible environmental management.
  • Demonstrated and positively recognized social responsibilities with communities.
  • Established positive government relations that enable company activities.
  • Realize the potential of our people to build a high-performance organization.
  • Maximize the value from our mineral resources, plant, and equipment.
  • Value enhancement through cost management and continuous improvement processes. 
  • Ensure a pipeline of quality projects to deliver growth in shareholder returns. 
  • Effective common framework.


  • 10 years + Heavy Civil/Mining experience in a leadership role
  • 15 years + Construction Experience 
  • Dealing with regulatory entities
  • 5 years QA/QC experience
  • Engineering Degree (or similar relevant tertiary qualification).
  • Project Management qualifications (e.g. PMP)
  • Must possess the ability to apply common sense or logic to a problem-solving solution
  • Able to troubleshoot issues
  • Efficient at writing detailed reports, estimates and budgets
  • Advanced professional report writing


  • Role will be split about 50/50 between field and office
  • Role would have 2 project engineers reporting to him (small team, so we do not have a ‘civil engineering team’ that does this work for you)
  • Construction activities completed by contractors, so looking for strong contract management and earthmoving experience
  • Must have detailed experience in heavy civil/geotechnical construction (civil engineer or geotechnical background) with focus on soil characteristics and fill placement,
  • Have a PE or able to obtain a PE would be an advantage
  • Experience in Geomembrane liner placement
  • The role is not a technical design role, it is a doing role, here’s the design – go build it.

Upcoming projects to emphasize the key skills:

  • Construct lined water ponds and associated pumping infrastructure
  • Tailings dam downstream wall lifts and geomembrane placement
  • PAG (potential acid generating) rock storage lined facility (similar to a leach pad) fully geomembrane lined facility with underdrain piping infrastructure and gravity feed to ponds

 Leadership/Management/Practical Skills:

  • Develops and maintains a positive working relation with others
  • Promotes high levels of accountability and employee empowerment
  • Committed to continuously improving the safe and efficient operation of the mine
  • Acts with a sense of urgency when troubleshooting and resolving problems
  • Team building skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Acts in a manner that builds trust and demonstrates integrity
  • Ability to work with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate professional conduct
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to think analytically
  • A motivated self-starter who can operate autonomously when required
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural teams
  • Strong results orientation and ability to consistently deliver against the plan
  • Excellent planning, organizing and prioritization capabilities


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