- Communication skills
- Time management
- Paid time off
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
Okane Consultants is an integrated engineering and geoscience consulting company with offices in Canada, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. We help mining companies plan for the future, and embed sustainable social and environmental practices into their Life of Mine plans.
Why Choose Us?
Okane’s culture is defined by the everyday behaviors of our people that are indicative of our Core Values: passionate, thoughtful/caring, smart/clever, positive, and humble. Our Culture, together with our Core Purpose, Help Create and Better Tomorrow, is the soul of our company. This allows us to focus on our Niche, which is the provision of Integrated Mine Planning, Closure, and Relinquishment Solutions. We place a strong focus on diversity and inclusion and believe in flexibility – with a focus on work-life balance. We provide employees with tools to succeed and grow with the company, open door communication, and other benefits to ensure our employees have the means to feel fulfilled.
Competitive salary + bonuses + raises
Competitive paid time off.
Paid sick days
Health and dental coverage
Health spending account
Short term and long-term disability
Growth and advancement opportunities available along with Professional Development funding
Flexibility: Flexible workplace policy, maternity and parental leave top-ups and flexibility with return to work.
Our Next Junior Engineer/ Geoscientist …
Our next Junior Engineer/ Scientist will be a key member of Okane’s Operations team. This position will be full-time working from Saskatoon, Calgary or Cranbrook.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
Prepare proficient technical documentation and reports in area of technical discipline.
Apply an understanding of geochemical, hydrogeological, hydrologic, or geoscience, principles to assist in the delivery of new approaches to solve basic problems.
Client and Project Communication:
Prepare or review detailed work scopes for proposals.
Interact competently with internal and external stakeholders of varying levels of expertise.
Foster and maintain client relationships.
Conceptual, Numerical and Analytical Modelling:
An understanding around acid rock drainage issues for mine sites and ability to apply big picture thinking to provide solutions.
Complete background reviews for conceptual model development.
Complete simulations of geochemical, hydrologic and hydrogeologic conditions for a given model domain development through robust conceptual analysis.
Laboratory and Data Management:
Assist in the development of laboratory testing programs including kinetic columns.
Update and maintain databases.
Ability to develop and implement geochemical and physical sampling and analytical programs.
Supervise or perform field studies for the collection and maintenance of data from scientific instrumentation installed at mine waste reclamation monitoring sites.
Plan field investigations such as material sampling programs and construction QA/ QC projects.
Advanced written and oral communication skills
Apply technical knowledge at a working level
Advanced skills in the areas of time management, planning and organizing.
Demonstrate an ability to competently use their initiative to resolve tasks or problems that arise.
Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly with colleagues.
Actively seek personal and professional development opportunities
Embody Okane’s Core Vision (Help Create a Better Tomorrow) and Values (Passionate, Smart & Clever, Positive, Thoughtful & Caring, and Humble).
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Okane is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our HR Team know. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply before the deadline. We thank you for your interest in Okane, however those candidates who are selected will be contacted.
We welcome all applicants to submit their CV prior to July 1, 2022
Cranbrook, British Columbia