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Senior Underground Mining Engineer

Vancouver-based Silvercorp Metals Inc. is seeking a highly motivated, experienced mining engineer to become part of a growing technical team. You will add technical underground mine design experience to our operations in China and work closely with our senior management.

Responsibilities

  • Underground mine design, planning, and costing including underground layout designs for stoping, access and infrastructure

  • Solve diverse technical problems related to underground development while adhering to the highest design standards, demonstrating accountability, integrity and transparency

  • Optimize resource extraction using selective mining methods (resuing and shrinkage stoping)

  • Capital and operating cost estimates

  • New project evaluation and economic analysis

  • Complete studies and evaluations for future underground operations

  • Review safety and environmental protection and remediation plans

  • Supervise, mentor and train junior staff

  • Assistance for preparation and writing of technical reports

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Mining Engineering

  • 10-15 years professional underground mining engineering experience

  • Familiar with underground excavation and construction of mine development, shafts, raises and construction for mine infrastructure

  • Strong communication, leadership, management and organizational skills

  • Willingness to spend time in the field, be flexible & committed to strong safety principles

  • Proficiency with relevant software programs (e.g. Office, Surpac, Micromine, AutoCAD or related software)

  • Results-oriented focus

  • Mentoring skills and experience

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Willingness to travel

Nice-to-Haves

  • Mandarin fluency

  • Experience managing direct reports

  • Registered, or eligible for registration with EGBC (formerly APEGBC)

  • Tailings management exposure a definite asset

  • Experience working in China

 

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Silvercorp will offer a competitive remuneration package and opportunities within a dynamic international mining and exploration company. If this role sounds like a good fit, please submit your resume and cover letter to career@silvercorp.ca

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