Job Title Senior Rock Mechanic - Lead

2015/06/16Engineering Consulting
Senior Rock Mechanic - LeadMining
Montreal, QuebecaP.Eng
Our client in Montreal, Quebec is looking for a Senior Rock Mechanic to join their team! This individual MUST be Bilingual in French and English (verbal and written).

This is a leadership position that will include Business Development responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Support underground mine engineering at various levels from conceptual studies to detailed engineering
• Oversee the design of mine opening, pillars, stopes, and rock mass excavations, using analytical and numerical tools
• Plan, design, and monitor various projects related to rock mechanics, backfilling and ground control
• Oversee the foundation design, open put designs, slope stability analysis and determination using analytical and numerical tools
• Manage a team of engineers and technicians while providing training and coaching

Required Skills and Qualifications will include:

• Degree in Mining/Geotechnical Engineering related to rock mechanics
• 8-10+ years of relevant experience
• Experience in underground operating mine experience, or underground civil construction
• Ground support design skills
• 2D-3D computer modelling skills
• Knowledge or proficiency in numerical modelling using finite element, finite difference and/or discrete element methods
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to effectively run meetings, and communicate with clients, staff and co-workers
• Excellent organization/time management skills
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Our client is an award winning company that strives to be the leader in environmental and ground engineering in Canada and worldwide. It’s team-oriented approach and respect for all their employees ranks them as one of the “Best Employers” in Canada, and one of the “Best Managed” private companies in the engineering industry.