Sr. Risk Services Specialist, Mining

Remote posted 2 months ago

Job Description



Our client is seeking a senior risk engineering consultant with property and casualty mining experience. This role includes account engineering responsibilities. This is a remote role that services customers within Canada and the US.


  • Provide senior-level review and engineering analysis, review/assessment, and reporting for mining Operations and Projects: tailings dams, water management systems, waste rock piles, open pits, underground, etc.
  • Perform Dam Safety Inspections/Evaluations
  • Prepare reports and coordinate support activities.
  • Review site survey findings or desk review findings and prepare written assessment and recommendations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Provide consulting services for Mining clients.
  • Provide training for internal/external Mining customers and/or business partners utilizing both in-person and utilizing digital technologies.
  • Develop presentations and effectively communicate information with individuals, small group situations, customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Ability to travel, mostly Canada, some USA and on occasion international travel will be required. Estimated 60% of Travel involved.
  • Authorized to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship by Our client is required.
  • Possess a Valid Class “G” driver’s license.
  • Participate in Training programs to either cross-train and/or further
    professional/personal development i.e., property fire protection, machinery breakdown,
    Insurance Risk Management.
  • Manage account risk portfolio and provide account level engineering to meet Insurance
    underwriting requirements.
  • Developing and implementing customer service strategies that reduce loss and
    improve customer operations.
  • Provide engineering support to the Insurance underwriting team by attending client
    and Insurance broker meetings.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area or High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering preferred.
  • 12+ years’ experience in tailings dam design, safety and stability assessment, and
    related mine-site earthworks infrastructure.
  • Geotechnical, Civil, Mining, or Geological Engineering degree + P. Eng. designation and a combination of on-site and consulting experience.
  • Must have strong written and verbal skills to prepare reports, and the ability to work
    and write fluently in both French and English, proficiency in Spanish & Portuguese would
    be an asset.
  • Experience in mine site seismic and/or Flood design is considered an asset.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental best practices, management systems, and monitoring requirements on operations and construction projects.
  • Solid geotechnical, including hydrology background.
  • Operations experience with respect to open pit, underground, and heap leach is
    considered an asset.
  • Outstanding collaborative skills.
  • High degree of proficiency related to PC and Software or systems.
  • Familiar with North American Mining Acts.
  • Familiar with Mining safety management programs, machinery risk management, or Property Loss Prevention would be considered an asset Job Accountabilities.


  • The salary offered will be competitive and will depend on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
  • The health and dental benefits package is comprehensive.
  • A retirement savings plan that includes contributions from the employer.
  • Compensated time off and individual absence.
  • Possibilities for enhancing professional skills and advancing one’s career within the organization.
  • An environment that encourages collaboration and inclusiveness in the workplace.