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Technical Services Manager

Company: Hecla
Location: Yukon
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Hecla owns the majority of the historic high-grade Keno Hill Silver District located in Canada's Yukon Territory. We're developing two underground deposits, the Bermingham mine and the Flame & Moth mine. The initial ore production at Bermingham mine was achieved in August 2021 and continues to further scale-up underground activities while the underground development continues at the Flame & Moth mine. Hecla is advancing the district towards full production, and this is a great opportunity to be part of the team that is operating one of the highest-grade silver operations in the world.We are looking for an individual to join our growing team. The Technical Services Manager will report to the Assistant General Manager. Primary responsibilities will be to provide site-based technical and project management support to the mine operations in the areas of mine services, mine infrastructure, and other miscellaneous projects as required.This is a 14 day on / 14 day off rotation at our Keno Hill Mine in Elsa, Yukon. All air and ground travel arrangements from Point of Hire (POH) to site and return are included for this position.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee, coordinate and address engineering and geology activities including annual budgets, reserves, planning, surface, and underground infrastructure, mine ventilation and geotechnical issues.
  • Provide input into Strategic planning, Life of Mine, Resource & Reserve, and Budget planning cycles to support the achievement of strategic objectives and ensure that mining related issues are considered and communicated to appropriate parties.
  • Ensure the Technical Services department provides support to mining operations in areas of delivering the Business plan, Short, Medium-& Long-Term planning, Geotechnical, Survey, and Infrastructure projects as required.
  • Maintain effective communication with stakeholders, including senior management, mine operations, technical services, contractors, and vendors.
  • Engage with and support external consultants, as and when required, for activities or studies such as (but not limited to) risk minimization and growth strategies.
  • Oversee and implement mine planning and mine design operations to maximize production efficiency and resources. Provide guidance to operating departments to maximize production, plan their activities and accurately measure key mining parameters.
  • Oversee the production of mine designs and plans.
  • Act as the expert within the site on production geology and engineering processes and practices.REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's degree in mining, geology, or related engineering field.
    • 10 years of experience supporting or managing projects in operating underground mines and/or projects under development/expansion.
    • 5 years supervisory/management experience.
    • Capable of obtaining Professional Engineer designation in Yukon Territory.
    • Strong background in mine services, design, scheduling, QA/QC, and contractor management.
    • Demonstrated experience in project management is required.
    • Previous working experience with narrow vein mining method considered an asset.
    • Experience with Northern Canadian mining projects/operations.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) to operational and technical levels.
    • Business improvement project experience is necessary, in a mining environment is preferred.REWARDS & CULTUREHecla Yukon offers a competitive remuneration package. We provide a supportive culture that prides itself on teamwork, professionalism, and safety. Apply today.CONTACT US
      Please apply directly by submitting your resume, to yk-resume@hecla.com. Please note, due to the number of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No calls please.Subscribe here to receive Email Alerts about Hecla news, updates, events and more.

Keywords: Hecla, Oklahoma City , Technical Services Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Yukon, Oklahoma

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