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Canada – Job Trends – Mining Engineer

Posted on December 30, 2020
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Mining Engineer jobs in Canada

Mining engineers are involved in the planning, design, organization and supervision of the development of mines, mine facilities, systems and equipment; and supervise the extraction of metals from underground or surface mines. They are employed by mining companies, consulting engineering companies, manufacturers, government bodies and research institutions.

Mining engineers-NOC  2143

Wages

The median wage for this profession is approximately 46.8 dollars per hour and the maximum wages for this profession is in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan  where it is 38.4  dollars per hour.

Community/Area Wages ($/hour)
Low Median High
Canada 28.59 46.88 76.92
Alberta N/A N/A N/A
British Columbia N/A N/A N/A
Manitoba N/A N/A N/A
New Brunswick N/A N/A N/A
Newfoundland and Labrador N/A N/A N/A
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nova Scotia N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Ontario 28.59 36.54 60.36
Prince Edward Island N/A N/A N/A
Quebec N/A N/A N/A
Saskatchewan 38.46 57.69 80.29
Yukon Territory N/A N/A N/A

Skills required

  • Analytical skills
    • Analyze information
    • Planning
    • Inspection and testing
    • Research and investigation
  • Communication skills
    • Professional communication
    • Advice and consultation
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Design
    • Engineering
    • Applied technologies
    • Mechanics and Machinery
  • Law and Public Safety
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
    • Mining installation, maintenance and repair
  • Management
    • Co-ordination and Organization
    • Supervision
  • Manufacturing and Production
    • Processing and Production
  • Mathematics and Science
    • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)

3-year job prospect-The job prospect in the next three years for mining engineers is fair in Canada.

10-year predictions

There will be more job openings than job seekers for this position in the next ten years. Few vacancies may not get filled due to skill shortage.

Employment requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in mining engineering or in a related area of engineering is required.
  • A master’s degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline.
  • Licensing of skilled engineers by a provincial or territorial association is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practice as a Professional Engineer.
  • After graduation from an approved training program and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, and after passing a professional practice exam, they are eligible for registration.

Professional license requirements

Before you can start working, you may need to get a professional license from a regulatory authority.

Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Alberta Mining Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
British Columbia Mining Engineer Regulated Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
Manitoba Mining Engineer Regulated Engineers Geoscientists of Manitoba
New Brunswick Mining Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador Mining Engineer Regulated Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories Mining Engineer Regulated Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
Nova Scotia Mining Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia
Nunavut Mining Engineer Regulated Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
Ontario Mining Engineer Regulated Professional Engineers Ontario
Prince Edward Island Mining Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers of Prince Edward Island
Québec Mining Engineer Regulated Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Saskatchewan Mining Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
Yukon Mining Engineer Regulated Engineers of Yukon

Responsibilities

  • To determine the economic and environmental viability of future mining activities, perform preliminary surveys and studies of ore, mineral or coal deposits
  • Determine the suitable means of safe and effective mining of deposits
  • Determine and advise on suitable methods for mining, construction or demolition for drilling and blasting
  • Building shafts, ventilation systems, mine installations, transport systems and support structures Construction, creation and implementation of computer applications such as mine design, mine modelling, mapping or monitoring of mine conditions
  • Plan and build or pick, in cooperation with other engineering experts, mining equipment and machinery and mineral treatment machinery and equipment
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee the construction and operation of mines and mine structures, and maintenance
  • Construction of mines and mine structures and the operation and maintenance of mines
  • Prepare forecasts of operations and programmes, schedules and reports
  • Implement and organize systems for mine protection

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