Senior Mining Engineer in Lakewood

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Lakewood, Colorado View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Senior Mining Engineer in Lakewood Colorado. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Lakewood.


Position : Senior Mining Engineer

Work location : Lakewood, Colorado

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Golder is now officially part of WSP, adding approximately 7,000 consultants and service providers across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa. Golder’s world class expertise within the Earth and Environmental sector and Mining industry will be added to WSP’s platform, creating new opportunities for employees and clients. Together we become the leading global environmental consulting firm, with approximately 14,000 environmental experts. 
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. 
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Senior Mining Engineer for our St. Louis, MO office.  The following location will also be considered:  Denver, CO.  Be involved in projects with our Mine Engineering & Stability Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. Join our community of high performing engineers, scientists, and business that provide high caliber technical solutions for the development of mineral projects in a safe, cost-effective, and responsible manner. #globalmining
Your Impact

As the technical lead, perform strategic modeling, design and engineering analyses duties, including interactive mine design and sequencing utilizing various mine modeling software packages
Conduct a full range of mine engineering functions, including:

Detailed design of open pit and underground mines
Engineering trade-off studies
Cost estimation and economic analysis of alternatives
Preparation of technical documents including public disclosure documents for Mineral Resources and Reserves

Support both the engineering and geologic aspects of projects as necessary
Apply Golder’s Project Management standards to manage all aspects of projects
Work collaboratively with engineers and technical staff to develop the skills and procedures needed to effectively deliver engineering and consulting assignments
Serve as an internal technical resource and provide guidance and mentorship to junior-level staff.
Identify, develop, and follow through on new business opportunities
Mentor staff to support their growth and professional development.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mining engineering or closely related field
Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).
A minimum of 10 years relevant post education experience in engineering with an emphasis on open pit and/or underground mine planning, design and scheduling
Experience as a consulting engineer or with a technical services role within a mining company
Strong English technical writing skills with experience writing proposals and technical reports.
Strong organizational, analytical, and strategic planning skills
Experience utilizing mine planning, design and scheduling software packages such as MineScape, MineSight 3D, Vulcan, Surpac, Deswik, Datamine, Gemcom, Mine 2-4D, and EPS
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing intricate ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Strong self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients, regulators, project managers, and employees at all levels of the organization.
Works independently to provide guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, discipline-specific design software, technology, and tools.
Experienced with providing critical review for documents and preparing technical deliverables and plans with a high degree of complexity.
Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, computations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to prioritize responsibilities and quickly adapt to change in a pressure work environment.
Ability to travel internationally and to remote project locations

Preferred Qualifications 

Status, or ability to obtain status of Qualified Person for Disclosure Reporting  
Fluency in languages other than English (e.g. French, Spanish, Portuguese)

Compensation and Benefits
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. Expected Salary: $86,500 – $129,750.
WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law
Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 75%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: ST LOUIS – N BROADWAY
All locations: US-CO-Lakewood, US-MO-St Louis

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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