Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Mine Water Solutions 2022
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Skarn Associates Since early 2020 Skarn Associates has established itself as the market leader in quantifying and benchmarking asset-level greenhouse gas emissions across the metals and mining sector. It is a fully remote, fast-growing company delivering ground-breaking research to the largest stakeholders in mining. We have an exciting opportunity for a Water Analyst to join our team to assist in the research, data collation and modelling of ESG data. This is an interesting opportunity for an innovative mind, looking for a career change with previous experience in academia, research, consultancy, and direct exposure to the mining, sustainability and/or water sector. Reporting to the General Manager – Skarn Water, you will: • Seek to continually improve skarns data visualisation files, modelling worksheets and overall flow of information. • Help conceptualise and implement refinements to the Skarn Water Model. • Interact with clients (e.g. Mining companies, Fund Managers, Asset Owners, Technology Providers, Consulting Companies, ESG Agencies) • Assist with update of production and ESG data with clear references to relevant data sources and summary of assumptions in the analysis. The ideal Candidate has a technical academic background: Mineral processing, Chemistry, Hydraulics, Environmental Sciences. The candidate is expected to have: • Exposure to water management in the mining industry, including development and evaluation of water balances. • Knowledge of technical unit processes in mining operations • Exposure to ICMM, GRI, WAF, CDP water disclosure reporting • Data research and good Microsoft Excel skills • Ability to generate time trend models and distil information into key indicators that can be assessed. • Language skills: English (primary), additional language skills for document analysis is desirable (e.g. Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese)
Intermediate to Senior Water Balance/Water Quality Modeller
Stantec We are seeking an Intermediate to Senior Water Balance/Water Quality Modeler to work as an integrated member of our Water Resources Team in British Columbia. As an experienced practitioner, you will work both independently and as a team member of larger projects. This is an opportunity for you to grow your career by working in specialized and multidisciplinary teams (including Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, Water Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems) on a variety of projects. The successful candidate will play a role in the growth of the team and obtaining work in a variety of different sectors. This individual will help shape and develop our talented local team all while being an integral part of Stantec’s continued growth in the region and country.
Your Key Responsibilities
· Water balance/water quality modelling using GoldSim software, other water modelling experience is an asset · Contributing to environmental assessments, permit applications, and other regulatory applications and processes · Performing tasks independently, efficiently, and accurately, using standard methods and techniques · Preparation of technical reports and development of proposals to Stantec’s quality standards · Preparation of project plans, coordination, and scheduling of project activities · Collaboration with Stantec’s team of water balance/water quality modelers and other scientific and engineering professionals within the Stantec community across Canada and internationally · Supporting on-going business development efforts for the Water Resources Team. Developing and maintaining client contacts · Proposal development, including the development of work plans, scope and budgets · Actively participating in promoting and implementing a strong health and safety culture
Senior Water Quality Scientist
Stantec Does working with clients and regulators to design solutions that protect the aquatic environment appeal to you? Stantec’s Environmental Services team in British Columbia is seeking a Senior Water Quality Scientist with expertise in cross-discipline planning, aquatic effects assessment and monitoring, water quality and sediment quality study design and data interpretation, ecotoxicity and ecological risk assessment, and regulatory permitting.
As a senior practitioner, you will be an integral part of our Environmental Services team and will actively participate as an advisor and mentor with multi-disciplinary regional, national, and international teams to provide technical expertise to support mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, hydroelectric, and municipal government clients. You will apply your technical expertise to support clients with projects affecting freshwater, estuarine, and marine environments that must comply with various provincial and federal regulations and policies.
As an effective communicator, you are passionate about making scientific information easily understood by decision-makers, Indigenous groups, and other local stakeholders. At the same time, you will passionately describe and debate the scientific basis, uncertainty, and merits of your conclusions and recommendations with clients, regulators, and other experts. You will provide practical and effective outcomes for clients by providing science-based advice and deliverables.
Senior Hydrologist (Full-Time Permanent)
Ensero Solutions The Role Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, the Senior Hydrologist is responsible for providing technical input in hydrogeology and design, and report on hydrological studies. This includes design and field implementation of surface water monitoring networks, management and QA/QC of hydrology data in specialized software, and development of project water balances. Key Responsibilities •Provide senior hydrological technical input to projects throughout Ensero; •Design and field implementation of surface water monitoring networks, management and QA/QC of hydrology data in specialized software, and development of project water balance; •Work closely with field leads, meteorologists and project managers to integrate hydrology data collection and management with other project objectives; •Design, installation and maintenance oversight of hydrometric monitoring networks/stations and surface water discharge monitoring for open water and winter conditions; •Mine water balance models, mine water management plans and water management infrastructure designs; •Baseline hydrological characterization programs and associated modeling; •Rating curve development and processing of automated water level data; •Development of catchment and/or process water balances; •Design and oversee hydrological field programs; •Hydrologic data management expertise (Aquarius hydrological software); •Lead special projects that support the broad-based needs of a rapidly expanding company; •Provide leadership, coaching, and professional development opportunities for water specialists and junior staff throughout Ensero; and •All other related duties as required. About You •Bachelor’s degree in a related science (hydrology, environmental, natural sciences). •10 or more years of related work experience in hydrology; •P.Geo. or P.Eng. accreditation or eligibility an asset •Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite; •Excellent written and oral communication Apply at www.ensero.com/careers
Integrated Sustainability Your extensive process engineering and design experience in industry and/or consulting, as well as your project and team management skills will allow you to take a leadership role in a challenging and dynamic team environment.
Responsibilities: • Coordinate small to large sized teams and projects with water, waste and energy as central concepts • Undertake and oversee detailed data characterization and analysis • Complete front end feasibility, preliminary and detailed engineering design in a variety of technical contexts • Undertake construction management and system optimization where required to meet clients’ requirements • Develop and implement complex science, engineering and field programs • Foster critical relationships with clients, technical and non-technical staff, government representatives, and technology suppliers • Supervise junior technical and field staff • Works and communicates well in a team oriented setting within a rapidly changing environment and with minimum supervision • Interface with other departments as required to develop and implement multi-disciplinary project strategies • Undertake process lead roles for process & facilities deliverables: Design Basis, PFDs, Material Balance, Process Narratives, P&IDs, Line Lists, Tie-In Lists, Mechanical Equipment Lists, Instrument Datasheets • Sizing equipment, hydraulic analysis, process analysis, process modeling and plant optimization projects • Preliminary design, and detailed design of process plants and water treatment plants in western Canada and elsewhere • Process optimization studies including process simulation and troubleshooting • Legally able to work in Canada
Integrated Sustainability As a Project Manager at Integrated Sustainability, you will be responsible for leading projects, building strong relationships with clients, and providing leadership to our internal teams. You will manage small-to-medium sized projects, mainly in the area of mining water treatment; however, your project management expertise may be utilized for other, and sometimes larger, multidisciplinary projects in the areas of regulatory, geoscience, environment and/or engineering. Reporting to the Manager of Projects, you will be integral to a growing team of leading-edge professionals. Your passion for industry, as well as your project and people skills will enable you to make a difference in our industry and inspire new and better ways to implement project management solutions.
Responsibilities: • Develop and execute activities related to end-to-end project management, including project plans and estimates, scoping, and progress reports • Build, strengthen and maintaining client relationships • Proactively monitor, manage and report on execution of deliverables • Effectively manage multiple projects for various discipline groups • Ensure project deliverables meet or exceed both client and internal expectations by implementing a deliverable quality assurance review appropriate to the project size and scope • Work logically and systematically, with good time management • Identify and assemble project teams to meet project requirements • Communicate with clients, internal team members and support services to ensure alignment. • Proactively define and mitigate overall project risk through interaction with the project team and clients • Actively participate in business development activities • Coach and mentor team members