Senior Geologist, 15+ years

April 3 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Trades, Technicians, Construction
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.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Regular

Job Description

At BBA, our reputation is built on technical expertise by promoting a culture of commitment. We build long-term relationships based on trust with our clients and partners. BBA is a company that offers flexibility, opportunities for advancement and the prospective of having a direct impact on the company growth, in addition to the opportunities and support of a large corporation.

Our continued growth in mining and metals means that we are looking for a Senior Geologist to join our outstanding Mining and Geology team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of challenging projects with our mining team.

As a Senior Geologist, you will assist BBA to build a strong geological team and will be responsible for geological services, business development, lead geological staff and implementing corporate guidance by:

Assisting in the identification and recruitment of competent staff.
Prepare scope of services for geology and mining studies.
Actively supporting business development activities through participation in conferences, direct business development activities and strategic client relationship management.


Proactive and client-oriented in order to promote BBA and attract new business to the company.
Ability to make quality decisions.
Self-reliant and easily adaptable to change.
Creative and innovative in providing solutions.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Passion and aptitude for mentoring and sharing experiences with other team members.
Aptitude for quickly learning new software.
Ability to communicate with colleagues and clients in a professional and technical manner.


Bachelor's degree in Geology or Geological Engineering.
Member or possibility to become a member of a professional association for geologists or engineers
Extensive geological/geometallurgical modelling and mineral resource estimation experience.
Have an established client network.
Industry recognition as an expert in geology and resource estimation.
At least 15 years of relevant experience, including 10 years in resource estimation.
Experience with a variety of deposits types and commodities.
Familiar with international and public disclosure and reporting codes (CRIRSCO), including NI 43-101, JORC, SAMREC and SME.
Experience in managing databases, QA/QC protocols, geostatistical analyses and 2D and 3D modelling.
Proficient with resource audits and reconciliation studies
Experience in establishing budgets, in estimating and in scheduling.
Proficient in specialized geological / mining modelling software applications, like Leapfrog, Surpac, Datamine, etc.
Fluent in the English language with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Functionable in a second language (French or Spanish) desired.
A willingness to travel both domestically and internationally, for varying durations and at times to remote locations.

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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