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Senior Mining Engineer
Business Line Energy, Resources and Industry
ID # 15324
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable




WSP is currently seeking a Senior Mining Engineer to join our Resources Group, located at our Toronto or Vancouver office.  Reporting to the Manager of the Mining Group, this position will be responsible for business development, providing mine designs, advisory services, operation support and technical studies. Require experienced person to work independently, ensure accuracy of design engineering work, and meet established deadlines. Experience in both operational and consulting is preferred. 


  • Promote the company and attract new business;
  • Prepare scope of services for mine studies (PEA, PFS, FS);
  • Conduct site investigations for mine design projects;
  • Evaluate new technology, mining equipment and methods;
  • Conduct data analysis including preparing parameters for mine design;
  • Provide coordination with various departments and disciplines as required for project implementation, mine design, and inspection;
  • Mentor junior staff;
  • Project manage mine design studies, due diligence reviews;
  • Perform engineering calculations;
  • Provide cost estimating review and assistance;
  • Write and review technical reports and construction specifications;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Travel to various client sites, attend project meetings, and conduct field reviews, typically on short notice;
  • Must be able to attend mine sites and observe all applicable safety regulations;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to work and complete tasks independently, make informed decisions, and take responsibility on technical matters,
  • Must possess a team player attitude and be able to work in project team environment.



  • Undergraduate degree in Mine Engineering;
  • Professional Engineer in Ontario or able to transfer license;
  • 20+ years of experience, underground mine design experience preferred;
  • Understanding of open pit operations;
  • Mine ventilation design experience;
  • Extensive grasp and sound technical knowledge of mining engineering fundamentals and techniques used for underground operations;
  • Strong knowledge of geology, rock mechanics, and mineral processing;
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong working knowledge of a mining software: Surpac, Whittle, Vulcan, Deswik;
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues and clients in a professional manner;
  • Flexibility to travel as required for project work;
  • Fluent in the English language with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Functionable in a second language (French or Spanish) desired.




Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.


Toronto, ON

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