Industrial Engineer (NOC 2141)
Higher Ground Exploration Services

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Posted: 11-05-2020

Closes: Until Filled


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Industrial Engineer (NOC 2141) to work in the Mineral Exploration and Mining industry
Develop and fabricate placer gold recovery systems. Optimization of sluicing and gold recovery process. Additional duties include servicing and maintenance of equipment. The candidate would assist in various forms of placer gold testing including drilling, mechanical test pitting, geophysical surveys and aerial drone surveys and staking of mineral claims. Testing of material entails setting up of pumps, testing sluice box and final panning.


Has experience being in a remote wilderness setting including setting up camp and operating in a safe and responsible manner. Must be familiar with how to prepare and work in extreme weather conditions. Has experience in operating ATV's, 4x4's, boats, and snow machines. Any experience operating equipment such as excavators, skid steers, loaders, rock trucks etc, is favourable. Has been in helicopters and knows how to safely maneuver in/out and around them under power. Has a fixed wing license that can be upgraded for commercial use if necessary; in order to service and mobilize to remote camps by lakes via float plane or remote air strips.

Languages: English

Education: Master's degree

Field of study: Business Administration and Management - General, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering - General

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Ability to Supervise: 5-10 people

Security and Safety: Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information: Willing to travel, Willing to travel internationally, Own transportation, Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail, Ability to distinguish between colours, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, standing for extended periods, Physically demanding, Overtime required, Large workload

Work Location Information: Urban area, Rural area, Various locations, Remote location

Personal Suitability: Team player, Excellent written communication, Accurate, Excellent oral communication, Organized, Reliability

Additional Skills: Welding experience, use machining tools to fabricate or recondition parts, Production system, Quality assurance or control, Industrial, Aerial surveys, Material handling, System integration, Hydraulics and Fluids

Area of Work Experience: Education or training, Installation, maintenance and inspection of equipment or facilities, Operations or production, Research and development, Project management, Project planning, Lean Manufacturing
Business Equipment and Computer Applications: MS Excel, AutoCAD, MS PowerPoint, MS OWce, MS Outlook, Computer-aided design (CAD), MS Word, Data analysis software, Mapping and data visualization software, Project management software

Computer and Technology Knowledge: Finite element modeling and postprocessing (FEMAP), Image editing software, Cloud

Equipment and Machinery Experience: Motors and controls, Motorboats

Geophysics Specialization/Experience: Photogrammetry

Pilot Specific Skills: Fly fixed wing aircrafts

Products/Services: Mining machinery/equipment

Specific Skills: Develop maintenance standards, schedules and programs, Repair and repaint wooden textures, Repair and maintain equipment, Use maps and other trip planning aids, Repair or replace defective or worn parts and components, Repair defective or damaged metal and wood components, Repair or replace defective machinery parts, Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculations and cost estimates, Design power plants, machines and equipment, Plan and manage projects, and prepare material, cost and timing estimates, reports and design specifications for machinery and systems, Supervise and inspect the installation of mechanical systems

Contact Information: Nicolai Goeppel

Apply with cover letter, resume and references:
By Email:
By Mail: 609 Drury Street, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 1T6

For More Information Contact: Nicolai Goeppel
By Phone: (867)336-1498


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: 40+ hrs per week
Wage: 36.06 per hour

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • References

Apply to: Nicolai Goeppel