Mine Engineer - ID 210 - Regina, SK

In general, the Mine Engineer will be accountable to provide Mine Engineering services to support the execution of the UG Capital program. In general, this work package is associated with Capital Projects and will require the successful candidate to perform their work mainly underground. Percentage of working time underground is estimated to be approximately 75%

The Mine Engineers primary task will be to support the excavation scope of work as part of the ongoing Under Ground project. The Engineer will be responsible to complete regular inspections of the excavation work fronts and back conditions.
The Engineer will also be responsible to support the excavation design for an upcoming Under Ground project. Following successful completion of the design, the Engineer will provide support to the project similar to the current Under Ground project.
The Engineers other tasks will be to support the following groups by:
providing assistance to the project coordinators with determining safe storage locations and general coordination for the project.
Mine Engineering Department – providing general mine engineering assistance, as required.

Mine Engineer Role Responsibilities

The general work includes, but is not necessarily limited to the following:

The Engineer will be responsible to develop detailed cutting plans for all identified drift rehab locations.
The Engineer will be responsible to develop ground control plans for all asset installation locations, mainline belts as well as any areas identified during the regular drift inspections.
The Engineer will be responsible to develop ventilation plans to provide fresh air to the various excavation locations.
Monitor daily excavation performance to maintain safety, quality, cost, schedule and scope as detailed in the Excavation SOW.
Performs required regulatory compliance checks, job observations and actively participates in the 4 key safety priorities. Ensure that safe work habits are enforced and instruct safe methods of doing work.
Continually debrief Owner’s staff to communicate any potential issues or concerns.
Act on behalf of Owner, always.

Other Responsibilities

Operating in a team-oriented environment, the Engineer is expected to participate in group activities, share thoughts and demonstrate active listening skills, while considering customer needs to provide the best service possible.
Effectively report progress of activities to the Owner, and highlight any areas requiring support with recommendations of an action plan to address such deficiencies/improvements.
Keep peers informed on operations, particularly calling attention to changes, abnormalities and new problems as they arise. Establish and maintain effective two-way communication with employees.
Evaluate, establish, and implement safe work practices that minimize hazard exposure to employees.
Ensures that any rules or regulations contained in Owner Safety Manual, Policies and Procedures Manual, Mine Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Occupational Health and Safety Regulations or any rules posted by the Corporation on bulletin boards or in the work area are complied with by all employees.
Must comply, administer and uphold all Company standards, policies and procedures pertaining to appropriate conduct for employees, including the Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct; the Respect in the Workplace Policy; Safety, Health and Environment Policies; and any other applicable standards, policies and procedures as implemented and/or revised by the Company or by legislation.
Maintain adequate standards relating to health, safety and personnel relations. Impose good housekeeping habits and maintain good housekeeping throughout the work area.
Utilize the human resources available in a fair and efficient manner. Encourage employee participation in problem solving.
Direct his/her area of responsibility to achieve the highest standards in all aspects, including safety, employee relations, production, cost, and effective utilization of the resources available. Direct, adjust and cease work activities to ensure employees are performing safe and productive work.


Qualified is defined as a degree or experience in the fields of: mining or civil, with a minimum of five years of related field experience. Previous potash mine experience preferred. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Work term duration is for the remainder of 2019 and 2020, starting in November. Actual duration of work terms are at the discretion of Owner and shall be revised as required. Extensions will be reviewed and finalized two weeks prior to expiration of current scope of work term.

Typical rotations consist of 5 days a week, 4 on/3 off or 8 on/6 off, 10 hours per day with start time of 6:30am. Hours of work and shift rotation are subject to change, as required, by the Owner.

Reference Job ID #210

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted at this time.

"WestCorp Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential."