Project Engineer in Training (EIT) | Northern BC

Mining ProjectsFull TimeStewart, BC

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Procon Mining and Tunnelling (Procon) is one of the leading mine development contractors in North America. We are specialized in underground mine development, contract mining, underground excavations, civil tunneling and mining related construction projects. Centered by our people, our company culture is driven on the tenets of integrity, innovation, relationships and performance for our clients, business partners and the communities we work in. As a specialty contractor in a safety-sensitive business, our workforce safety is the foundation for everything we do.

Procon takes pride in our extensive history of successfully partnering with Indigenous communities. We believe in Indigenous partnerships that offer mutually beneficial outcomes through economic benefits and capacity building. Moving beyond compliance, we truly value the experience and knowledge brought to our Indigenous partnerships.

We are looking for a motivated person who is committed to growing their professional career at Procon while gaining valuable knowledge and experience.

Project Details:

Based at our project in Northern BC, this will be a 3 week on / 3 week off rotation opportunity.

Position Summary:

The Project Engineer in Training (EIT) will provide engineering and planning support to our site management in the way of assisting with planning, scheduling, contract management and administration, cost control, QA/QC of our work, and recommending process/mining method improvements.


Reporting to the Project Engineer and/or the Project Superintendent, the Project Engineer in Training (EIT) provides technical support for the project. The Project Engineer in Training (EIT) on our remote project in the Northern British Columbia is responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Follow all policies and processes at the mine site and underground
  • Perform the role safely and ensures Health & Safety is the number one priority
  • Quality Control tracking to ensure compliance with the Specifications (testing frequencies, material approvals, notice of inspections, etc.)
  • Assist site with short range planning including development, production, long hole drilling, and construction requirements
  • Daily reporting/tracking of project to head office and client
  • Tracking of delays, out of scope work and 3rd party vendors and materials
  • Tracking of costs and productivities to identify trends
  • Assist Superintendents with personnel planning and scheduling
  • Manage and Track Subcontractors/ Material Suppliers
  • Perform case studies and project works to improve site safety and performance
  • Additional or alternative duties may be allocated by the Project Engineer, Superintendent, or Regional Manager as required for site
  • Adherence to existing Master Service Agreements, labour law, OHS regulations and mining regulations

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Mining &/or industrial construction experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering or related field
  • Knowledge of general underground mining operations/processes
  • Knowledge of construction involving mines, concrete, structural steel, hoisting devices, pumps, and fans.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, MS Project
  • General familiarity with ERP Systems, AutoCAD, MS Power Point
  • Registered, or eligible to register as an Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientist of British Columbia is an asset
  • Positive attitude and enjoys being a proactive member of a high performing team
  • Residents of Northwestern British Columbia and candidates identifying as indigenous are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Drug Test
  • Medical
  • Criminal Record Check

This position involves frequent air travel to and from the work site. Applicants must meet all legislated requirements for air travel to work at the remote site camp with a work schedule of 21 days on site, 21 days off site. For this safety sensitive position, you will be required to undergo a background check, a substance test and medical.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Group RRSP
  • Ability to develop your career alongside industry leaders
  • Opportunity to create change within the workplace
  • A positive and driven work environment

We mine talent and nurture innovation. Our people truly are our strength. At Procon, whether in the field or the office, you’ll be part of a cohesive team and work alongside great people from diverse backgrounds: people who love their work and are inspired to provide solutions to our clients and exceed expectations.

If you share our values and would like to be considered for this meaningful career opportunity, please apply on our career site.

We thank all candidates who apply, however please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted, and preference will be given to candidates identifying as Indigenous and those who reside in Northern British Columbia.