Senior Material Handling (Mining) Engineer

9635 David Dr, Burnaby, BC V3J 1H2, Canada, Full Time

Senior Material Handling (Mining) EngineerAdvisian (Worley Group)Vancouver, BCAdvisian is the independent consulting business line of Worley, delivering impactful solutions for our clients in the Energy Transition, Minerals & Metals, Chemicals and Infrastructure sectors. We combine deep technical engineering capabilities of Worley with excellent engineering, strategy and management consulting expertise. As part of one of the world’s largest engineering firms, we continue to push boundaries and extend our capabilities globally. Our aim is to recruit, develop, and grow with people who share our vision and strategy.We take pride in providing safe and high-quality services that exceed our customer’s expectations, which is why we manage some of the world’s leading projects.

Within Advisian, the Material Handling group is at the forefront of many ground-breaking projects that Worley undertakes, including Direct Air Capture (DAC) of CO2, advanced plastics recycling, developing new battery materials and energy storage systems, and solving supply chain logistics in remote communities. A key part of each of these projects is the ability to move materials safely, efficiently and economically.While rooted in proven engineering principles, our technologies also embrace innovation – incorporating machine learning and AI into processes and systems can give our customers a competitive edge in these exciting fields. Our team of engineers and technicians are experts at combining technologies from across industries and applying lessons learned to new processes to develop environmentally and socially sustainable solutions.Our mandate is to help to solve global energy challenges and we help our clients process and move materials and products that change the world. Many of our projects start with little more than an idea expressed in a single line, and our job is to take that idea and build it into a reality.

We design projects from initial concept sketches right the way through to design, execution and commissioning, and help our client scale from lab tests to giga-factory processes.We are seeking talented and enthusiastic people with a passion for engineering and innovation. It’s only by our collective action that we can move forward and, at Advisian, we move the world.Are you up to the challenge?. Come and join the Advisian Material Handling team and find outSenior Material Handling EngineerWe are seeking a highly skilled and knowledgeable Material Handling Engineer with a background in mining projects to join our Material Handling team. In this important role, you will be responsible for the design and development of bulk handling systems to complement our mining group developments and develop efficient and optimized sites for our clients.

Your expertise will have been gained in mine engineering and operations or in a heavily mine focused engineering operation and will contribute to the overall success of our client projects by implementing best practices and maintaining a high level of organization. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, and a deep understanding of warehouse and production facility operations.Our team includes well respected world class technical experts and a dynamic range of junior and intermediate engineers and support staff. The Senior Material Handling Engineer is a full-time position based in East Vancouver, BC.Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:The responsibilities of the role cover all aspects of projects from conceptual and feasibility studies through to FEED stages for multiple clients concurrently. These may include:· Input into mine site layout and design, working with the process and client teams to develop and implement an efficient and safe layouts for bulk handling systems, storage systems and truck or rail loading systems· Input into refinery facility layout and design, working with the process and client teams to develop and implement efficient production facilities for refinery locations including material reception and storage, additives reception, handling and storage and finished product load out and distribution.· Facility Inspection and Process Improvement· Preparation of technical specifications and reports for bulk handling and logistics systems related to mine site development and operation· Vendor Management: Coordinate with suppliers and vendors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of budget costs, estimates and documentation.· Technology Implementation: Stay up-to-date with current mining techniques and principles including autonomous equipment and operations and other relevant technologies and identify opportunities to implement automation and digitalization to streamline operations for our clients.· Ensure compliance with safety regulations and industry standards in all projects· Develop work plans, budgets, estimates and manpower forecasts· Track and report work progress· Mentor junior engineers and prepare training plans· Be available for short term assignments worldwide· Establish and grow internal and external client relationsQualifications:· A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, mine engineering, logistics or a related field· Proven experience in mine operations/engineering or mine project development including selection of handling systems and equipment· Experience with conveyor and feeder design, stockpile systems, and industry best practices· Experience with bulk bagging and packaging equipment is an asset· Registered or eligible for registration with EGBC· Excellent technical writing and presentation skills· Experience with Computer Aided Design software and Microsoft Office is preferred· Good communication skills both written and verbal· Excellent organizational and time management skills· Exceptional interpersonal skillsAdvisian offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within Canada and overseas.We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance.

Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviors, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Advisian is an equal opportunity employer.



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