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Senior Designer – Expressions of Interest (2017-2534)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 19 Apr 2017

Job Description

Senior Designer – Expressions of Interest


Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity? Redpath is looking for expressions of interest for potential upcoming projects. The position is based out of North Bay, Ontario.


Note the posting closes on Friday, May 5, 2017.


Job Description


The Senior Designer provides design services for the Senior Manager, Engineering & Technical Services, Mechanical and Structural Engineers and the Operations group. This is to enable the implementation of project work in accordance with safety, codes and standards, schedule, quality and cost control.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Produce drawings from appropriate software accurately and in a timely manner as per specifications and project schedules.

  • Preliminary and final design of structures, fixtures and components to support shaft sinking operations.

  • Ensure drawings are produced in compliance with legislation, regulations, manufacturer specifications and safety policies.

  • Check drawings done by other Designers or Engineers-in-Training.

  • Conducts product and/or process research as required for projects with guidance of Senior Manager, Engineering & Technical Services and make recommendations

  • Participate in discussions regarding design and risk management of designs.

  • Travel to sites to inspect, take measurements and/or attend technical discussions as needed.

  • Provides support to projects, assisting in providing technical solutions as required.


Education and Work Experience:

  • College diploma in Mechanical or Civil Engineering (Technologist preferred).

  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ underground mining industry experience.


Knowledge Required

  • Effective and creative problem solver, strategic thinking.

  • Strong AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) skills.

  • Knowledge of underground mine plants, shaft sinking, underground mining/development and mining equipment.

  • Knowledge of building and mining regulations.

  • Knowledge of worldwide industry design and material standards.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to facilitate team commitment.

  • High level of attention to detail, neatness and accuracy.

  • Strong analytical and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.


J.S. Redpath Limited is committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance so that we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.



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