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Geotechnical Inspector

Job ID13-29-A6-49-AE-0A
CompanyBC Public Service
LocationMultiple Locations
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2022-06-28
Posted Until2022-07-21
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEngineering
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Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation

This position may be performed from the following locations: Cranbrook, Kamloops, Prince George, Smithers, Vancouver or Victoria.

Geotechnical Inspector
$68,008.54 - $89,330.28 annually plus 6.5% Recruitment and Retention Adjustment (plus $32.89 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance)

The Mines Health, Safety and Enforcement Division (MHSE) provides oversight of the mineral exploration and mining sector during all stages of mine projects. The division includes the Office of the Chief Inspector of Mines, which is responsible for mining compliance oversight, mine emergency incident response, and programs required to protect the health and safety of workers and members of the public from risk factors associated with mine operations across the province.

The Geotechnical Inspector is a technical specialist, responsible for ensuring compliance to standards and legislation related to geotechnical aspects of mine site components including tailings impoundments, waste rock dumps, open pit slopes, underground workings, water management facilities and dams, geohazards and building foundations. The Geotechnical Inspector is responsible for conducting inspections, assisting in investigations and enforcement actions, and providing technical support to the mining industry, public and other government agencies.

Qualifications for this role include:
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in geological engineering, mining engineering or geotechnical engineering. Preference may be given to candidates with a Master's Degree or PhD in geological, mining or geotechnical engineering.
- Registration (or eligible to be immediately registered) with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC as a fully licensed Professional Engineer. Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being registered as a professional member in an applicable jurisdiction and able to transfer that current membership to a BC professional association within 6 months of employment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have their qualifications reviewed by the appropriate body to ensure they have the necessary requirements for registration. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.
- Minimum 3 years post-graduation experience in geotechnical engineering or mining engineering. Preference may be given to those with mining experience and those with underground design experience
- Must have a valid BC Class 5 driver's licence.
Salary$68,008.54 - $89,330.28 per year
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