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Intermediate Civil/Mining Engineer

June 1 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Engineering, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources
Vancouver, BC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and adaptable Civil Engineer to support the delivery of a wide range of mine site infrastructure and heavy industrial plant design projects, as well as projects in the energy (hydropower, wind and solar power, biomass), mining and land-use planning sectors.

The Civil Engineer will play a key role in engineering projects, from feasibility studies, to design and field implementation. As part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team, this role will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of exceptional technical quality, the development of new business opportunities and nurturing the professional development of members of the Civil team.

In addition, the Civil Engineer can expect to:

  • Be a key member of structural and civil projects for mine site surface infrastructure
  • Participate in the various stages of the design and production of engineering documents associated with mine site surface infrastructure projects
  • Participate in elaborating structural, civil and utilities drawings
  • Design foundations, access roads, site services as well as structures such as mill and plant site infrastructure
  • Optimize and select preferred site layouts, major and minor structures, and ancillary services
  • Prepare feasibility studies and technical reports
  • Attend construction site inspections and audits
  • Lead all areas of project managements including estimates, quantity slips, schedule, and budgets
  • Establish key client relationships and actively participate in business development
  • Provide mentorship and coaching of junior engineers and designers, actively sharing knowledge and supporting the enhancement of skills within the team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in structural/civil or geotechnical engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience with a preference for experience in consulting
  • Registered P.Eng with EGBC
  • Able to support BBA’s mandate to visit our clients on site between 20% to 40% of the time
  • Proficiency in technical writing
  • Knowledge of the Civil3D
  • Proven track record of delivering projects of rigorous, high technical quality and exceeding client expectations
  • Hands on project experience in mine plant site and infrastructure design
  • Diverse portfolio of work experience in industrial and mining projects
  • Collaborative approach to finding innovative solutions to project needs
  • High performing achiever who strives to deliver, can adapt to change and rebound from setbacks
  • Excellent communication skills; able to express ideas and expectations clearly, active listener, open to suggestions and feedback
  • An ongoing learner who seeks out opportunities for challenge and development while coaching others
  • Team player who can build positive relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Sharp business acumen that seeks out potential opportunity, develops solid client relationships and champions the BBA brand
    Strong safety awareness

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