Junior Mining Engineer
Ressources Appalaches - Sheet Harbour, NS

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Junior Mining Engineer Dufferin Mine Development Project

Ressources Appalaches

Since it was first established in 1994, Ressources Appalaches has targeted the discovery and development of deposits of base and precious metals located in the Appalachians and on the Quebec North Shore. In order to diversify the risks associated with its strategy, the Company holds some dozen mineral properties in various stages of development.

Ressources Appalaches has recently become the sole proprietor of the Dufferin Mine, located in Nova Scotia and intends on bringing the mine to production shortly. The refurbishment of the mine and subsequent initial operational capability compels Les Ressources Appalaches to seek qualified candidates to join us in this terrific opportunity.

We have assembled an effective mining team with a depth of experience. This team is empowered to provide leadership and ensure that the corporate philosophy is carried out within all levels of the company. We are looking to add a Junior Mining Engineer to our squad. If you are motivated, love a challenge, with unlimited potential, this position is right for you!

Job Title: Junior Mining Engineer Location: Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia

Reporting to the Senior Mine Engineer, you will work in an energetic atmosphere where environment, safety and production results are essential for success. The key functions and responsibilities of the position include:

1.Designing of mine for underground development and production phases;
2.Maintaining and updating the mine operations database; working with resource calculations software and autocad;
3.Communicating and coordinating effectively with mine operations personnel;
4.Analyzing ventilation, blasting and productivity;
5.Determining methods to extract minerals, considering factors such as safety, operational costs, deposit characteristics, overburden depth, and surrounding landscape.
6.Planning, recommending, and coordinating mining process, type and capacity of haulage equipment, such as power shovels and trucks, as well as labor utilization and scheduling in a dynamic environment.
7.Directing mine construction operations, such as location and development of shafts, tunnels, chambers, position of excavation benches, and access roads.
8.Designing, implementing, and monitoring facility projects, such as water and power supply, ventilation system, rock-dust and radon gas control, drainage, rail and conveyor systems, and material cleaning, grading, and reduction systems.
9.Assuming other duties and/or responsibilities, as required, in response to changing circumstances

Qualifications & Experience

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

1.A Bachelor's Degree in Mining Engineer;
2.3-5 years experience in an operating mine;
3.Strong organization and time management skills;
4.Proficiency with common mine software including AutoCad and A-Mine software;
5.Underground and open pit mining experience would be advantageous;
6.PEng Designation is considered desirable; and,
7.Strong commitment to safe working practices and procedures.


This junior mining position is considered to be a unique opportunity to share in the inception of the Dufferin Mine project in Nova Scotia. A competitive compensation package awaits the successful candidate.