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Intermediate Engineer / Scientist (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

OKC is accepting applications for a Intermediate Engineer / Scientist in our Calgary, AB Office on a contract basis with potential for full-time permanent employment. The Intermediate Engineer or Geoscientist position will be focused primarily on conducting activities related to mine site closure with specific focus on modelling using GoldSim, GeoStudio, Geochemist’s Workbench software or other similar software. Candidates must embody OKCs Core Vision (Solving Tomorrow’s Problems Today in Optimized Mine Waste Management) and Values: Passionate, Smart and Clever, Positive, Thoughtful and Caring, and Humble.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Apply technical capabilities to projects in the areas of engineering, mine waste management, and mine closure.
  • Apply an intermediate understanding of geological, geoengineering, and environmental engineering or Geoscience (Earth or Environmental Sciences) principles to assist in the delivery of new approaches to solve basic problems.
  • Complete background reviews in support of conceptual model development.
  • Complete simulations of geochemical, hydrologic and hydrogeologic conditions for a given model domain developed through robust conceptual model analysis (as directed by senior technical staff).
  • Plan and complete field investigations such as material sampling programs and construction QA/QC projects.
  • Supervise or perform field studies for the collection and maintenance of data from scientific instrumentation installed at mine waste management reclamation monitoring sites.
  • Update and maintain databases.
  • Prepare technical documentation and reports in area of technical discipline.
  • Demonstrate care about the wellbeing of yourself and others, through actively participating in OHS activities / requirements.

Candidates will ideally possess the following key qualifications, experience, skills, and qualities:

  • Bachelor of Geological, Hydrogeological, Geoenvironmental or Geotechnical Engineering or Bachelor of Geological (Earth) or Environmental Sciences.
  • Strong educational background in hydrology, hydrogeology, geoenvironmental engineering, and geotechnical engineering.
  • Experience working in GoldSim, Geostudio, Geochemist’s Workbench or other similar software.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Experience working in the mining industry is an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong skills in the areas of time management, planning and organizing.
  • An ability and willingness to communicate and work with staff in varying time zones.

You can find out more about who OKC are and what we do by visiting our website www.okc-sk.com. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply through indeed or submit your resume and cover letter to careers @okc-sk.com.

For more information about this position please email questions to careers@okc-sk.com.

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Junior Engineer or Geoscientist (Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada)

OKC is accepting applications for a Junior Engineer or Geoscientist in our Cranbrook, BC Office on a contract basis with potential for full-time permanent employment. The Junior Engineer or Geoscientist position will be focused primarily on conducting activities related to mine site closure with specific focus on closure design development for mine waste facilities ranging from completion of design support studies to design implementation. Candidates must embody OKCs Core Vision (Solving Tomorrow’s Problems Today in Optimized Mine Waste Management) and Values: Passionate, Smart and Clever, Positive, Thoughtful and Caring, and Humble.

Responsibilities of the Junior Engineer or Geoscientist role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Apply basic technical capabilities to projects in the areas of engineering, mine waste management, and mine closure.
  • Prepare technical documentation and reports in area of technical discipline.
  • Apply a basic understanding of geological, geoengineering, and environmental engineering or Geoscience (Earth or Environmental Sciences) principles to assist in the delivery of new approaches to solve basic problems.
  • Complete QA / QC checks on data captured by field monitoring systems or from laboratory testing programs.
  • Update and maintain databases.
  • Perform field studies for the collection and maintenance of data from scientific instrumentation installed at mine waste management reclamation monitoring sites.
  • Install field instruments for monitoring performance of reclaimed watersheds and / or mine waste cover systems and / or mine waste storage facilities / landforms.
  • Complete field investigations such as material sampling programs and construction QA / QC projects.
  • Complete background reviews in support of conceptual model development.
  • Complete simulations of geochemical, hydrologic and hydrogeologic conditions for a given model domain developed through robust conceptual model analysis (as directed by senior technical staff).
  • Demonstrate care about the wellbeing of yourself and others, through actively participating in OHS activities / requirements.

Candidates will ideally possess the following key qualifications, experience, skills, and qualities:

  • Bachelor of Geological, Environmental or Geotechnical Engineering or Bachelor of Geological (Earth) or Environmental Sciences.
  • Up to 3 years relevant experience.
  • Field experience an asset (but not required).
  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours in the field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong skills in the areas of time management, planning and organizing.
  • An ability and willingness to communicate and work with staff in varying time zones.

To apply, please submit Resume and Cover Letter through Indeed or by emailing careers @okc-sk.com.

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Field Technician (Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada)

OKC is accepting applications for a Field Technician for our Cranbrook, BC Office. This position is a six-month contract position with potential for permanent employment upon completion. Candidates must embody OKCs Core Vision (Solving Tomorrow’s Problems Today in Optimized Mine Waste Management) and Values: Passionate, Smart and Clever, Positive, Thoughtful and Caring, and Humble.

Responsibilities of the Field Technician role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Complete QA / QC checks on data captured by field monitoring systems or from laboratory testing programs.
  • Perform field studies for the collection and maintenance of data from scientific instrumentation installed at mine waste management reclamation monitoring sites.
  • Install field instruments for monitoring performance of reclaimed watersheds and / or mine waste cover systems and / or mine was storage facilities / landforms.
  • Complete field investigations such as material sampling programs and construction QA / QC projects.
  • Update and maintain databases.
  • Graph preparation.
  • Create and organize sample shipments.
  • Demonstrate care about the wellbeing of yourself and others, through actively participating in OHS activities / requirements.

Candidates will ideally possess the following key qualifications, experience, skills, and qualities:

  • Relevant Technologist or Technician Designation (C.T. or C.E.T. an asset but not required).
  • 3-5 Years’ Experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong skills in the areas of time management, planning and organizing.
  • An ability and willingness to communicate and work with staff in varying time zones.

To apply, please submit Resume and Cover Letter through Indeed or by emailing careers @okc-sk.com.

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CAD Drafter/Designer (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)

Position Summary

OKC is accepting applications for a full-time, permanent Computer Aided Drafter (CAD)/Designer to work in our Saskatoon office. The successful applicant’s primary duties will be producing engineering drawings for civil and mining earthworks, site work, lab work and other duties of a drafter as required. Candidates must embody OKC’s Core Vision (Solving Tomorrow’s Problems Today in Optimized Mine Waste Management) and Values: Passionate, Smart and Clever, Positive, Thoughtful and Caring, and Humble.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare sketches, figures, conceptual and detailed design drawings.
  • Plan and manage design requirements for projects under engineering supervision.
  • Collect, validate and reduce data, perform data filtering and calculations, develop graphicrepresentations of data, and prepare charts and tabulations.
  • Prepare technical documentation.
  • Attend site visits for instrumentation installation and maintenance (on-the-job training provided).
  • Perform laboratory testing (on-the-job training provided).
  • Apply an understanding of key design principles to assist in the delivery of new approaches to solve basic problems.

Requirements

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Associate Degree, Certificate or Diploma in Civil or CAD Engineering, Drafting or relevant discipline.
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Software Suite (experience with Civil 3D highly regarded), Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong skills in the areas of time management, planning, and organization; with the ability to manage requests and expectations from multiple project staff.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work a shift (12 pm – 9 pm) 2-3 days a week or as required.
  • Willingness to travel to work sites as required.
  • Field experience is an asset but is not required.

To apply, please submit Resume and Cover Letter through Indeed or by emailing careers @okc-sk.com.

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Junior Engineer or Geoscientist (Brisbane)

OKC is accepting applications for a Junior Engineer or Geoscientist in our Brisbane Office.  The Junior Engineer or Geoscientist position will be focused primarily on conducting activities related to mine site closure with specific focus on closure design development for mine waste facilities ranging from completion of design support studies to design implementation.  Candidates must embody OKCs Core Vision (Solving Tomorrow’s Problems Today in Optimized Mine Waste Management) and Values: Passionate, Smart and Clever, Positive, Thoughtful and Caring, and Humble.

Responsibilities of the Junior Engineer or Geoscientist role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare technical documentation and reports in area of technical discipline.
  • Apply a basic understanding of geological, geoengineering, and environmental engineering or Geoscience (Earth or Environmental Sciences) principles to assist in the delivery of new approaches to solve basic problems.
  • Complete QA / QC checks on data captured by field monitoring systems or from laboratory testing programs.
  • Update and maintain databases.
  • Perform field studies for the collection and maintenance of data from scientific instrumentation installed at mine waste management reclamation monitoring sites.
  • Install field instruments for monitoring performance of reclaimed watersheds and / or mine waste cover systems and / or mine waste storage facilities / landforms.
  • Complete field investigations such as material sampling programs and construction QA / QC projects.
  • Complete background reviews in support of conceptual model development.
  • Complete simulations of geochemical, hydrologic and hydrogeologic conditions for a given model domain developed through robust conceptual model analysis (as directed by senior technical staff).
  • Demonstrate care about the wellbeing of yourself and others, through actively participating in OHS activities / requirements.

Skills and experience

Candidates will ideally possess the following key qualifications, experience, skills, and qualities:

  • Bachelor of Civil, Geological, Environmental or Geotechnical Engineering or Bachelor of Geological (Earth) or Environmental Sciences.
  • Up to 3 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong skills in the areas of time management, planning and organizing.
  • An ability and willingness to communicate and work with staff in varying time zones.

 

Please apply with your CV and Cover Letter through SEEK or by emailing careers@okc-sk.com.