Geologist, Resource Estimation, 10+ years

November 24 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Estimation, Cost, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining,
Quebec, QC | Montreal, QC | Boisbriand, QC | Val-d'Or, QC | Toronto, ON | Sudbury, ON | Edmonton, AB | 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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Job title: Geologist, Resource Estimation, 10+ years

Type of position: Regular

Work location: Val d'Or

Your future role on our team

The incumbent will be responsible for establishing methods to adhere to schedules and for coordinating activities with clients and technical staff. Additionally, the incumbent will have to implement all necessary planning, scheduling and coordinating requirements.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • Enter exploration data into a database for monitoring and modelling
  • Perform geological and structural interpretation of mining projects using 3D software
  • Keep informed of changes or developments in mineral resource estimation methods and reporting regulations
  • Help draft reports and technical studies (NI 43-101, preliminary, pre-feasibility and feasibility)
  • Support resource modelling and updating at client exploration sites or mining operations and provide solutions to problems that they may encounter
  • Lead quality audits of all geological aspects for advanced exploration or development projects (drilling, sampling, analysis, QA/QC and estimation of mineral resources) and ensure important recommendations are implemented


Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Results-driven
  • Desire to motivate and develop the next generation
  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Constantly seeking sustainable and agile solutions
  • Caring mindset that puts people first
  • Rigour and ethical

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or Geological Engineering
  • Member or possibility to become a member of a professional association for geologists or engineers
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience, including 5 years in resource estimation
  • Extensive practical experience in mineral resource estimation for a variety of deposits as well as having been a Qualified Person (QP) on several occasions (please provide a reference list of technical reports you prepared as a QP)
  • Experience in managing databases, QA/QC protocols, geostatistical analyses and 2D and 3D modelling
  • Experience in establishing budgets, in estimating and in scheduling
  • Passion and aptitude for mentoring, training and sharing experiences with other team members
  • Proficient in using one of the specialized geological and mining modelling software applications, like Gems, Leapfrog, Surpac, Vulcan, Minesight, Datamine, etc.
  • Excellent ability for learning new software
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written (English and French)

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Custom training and development plans
  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Access to a profit-sharing program for all regular employees
  • Growing business with many opportunities


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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