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Electrical Engineer

Centerra Gold - Mount Milligan
Mount Milligan, BC, Canada
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Engineering, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

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Reporting to the Superintendent, Projects & Infrastructure the incumbent is responsible for electrical engineering scope within projects and infrastructure department. The ideal candidate would have experience in electrical design, project management and mining. Also bringing a deep understanding of innovation and industry-leading best practices, along with an established reputation for operating within a culture committed to safety, environmentally sustainable operations, and to operating in a socially responsible manner.

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of electrical designs and design standards across various projects
  • Provide electrical technical support within the departments, external consultants and contractors as required
  • Manage small multidisciplinary projects from conceptual to detailed engineering while supporting construction and commissioning as required
  • Prepare equipment specifications and tender documents for procurement of equipment including expediting orders to facilitate installation and construction
  • Reporting on a regular basis, technical report preparation, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Education & Experience
  • Registration with EGBC as an EIT or P. Eng is an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes and standards such as, the Canadian Electrical Code, the Mines Act, and CSA M421, Use of Electricity in Mines.
  • Well-rounded and proven experience as an electrical generalist engineer in an industrial setting.
  • Strong technical knowledge about various areas of electrical engineering such as, electrical distribution, grounding, lighting, instrumentation, automation, motor control, etc.
  • Experience with power system studies including load flow analysis, short-circuit analysis, protection device coordination, and arc flash analysis.
  • Experience with management of external electrical contractors and engineering consultants.
  • A university degree in electrical engineering from an accredited university.
  • Previous experience working in the mining industry in a project management or engineering role.
  • Previous experience working for an engineering firm.
  • PMP Certification is an asset.
  • Collaborate with clients and coworkers, create, and build strong client and team relationships

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship-building abilities and the capacity to work independently and in a team environment with people of all levels
  • Proven ability to manage competing demands while remaining flexible and able to empower others
  • Empowers others, creates a climate in which people want to do their best, shares ownership, and is visible across the operation
  • Possesses sufficient integrity, presence, and leadership strengths to inspire a common vision and trust among employees and other stakeholders
  • Reliable performer who can be counted on to achieve consistent results
  • Makes timely decisions based on analysis, wisdom, experience and sound judgment
  • Takes appropriate action when necessary to address performance concerns

Working Conditions
  • This position is based at the Mine site where camp accommodations will be provided. The work rotation is either fourteen (14) days on and fourteen (14) days off or seven (7) days on and seven (7) days off, working twelve (12) hour shifts.
  • The role is located at the Mount Milligan Mine, which is approximately 155 kilometers northwest of Prince George, British Columbia.
  • Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from Fort St. James and Mackenzie. Employees accessing the site from outside the region are eligible to receive a tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance they are required to travel.
  • Candidates must be able to maintain high levels of performance for extended shifts.
  • Mount Milligan promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site.

What can we offer?

As a valued member of Centerra's Mount Milligan Mine operations team, you can look forward to a competitive annual base salary $118,000 - 130,000, based on relevant experience, skills & competencies. You'll also gain access to some incredible benefits, including:

Tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance required for travel

Relocation Assistance

A challenging and rewarding work atmosphere that prioritizes technical development

World Class camp accommodations, private room with washroom, gymnasium and other recreational facilities.

Extended group health, dental, vision, and travel insurance

Life Insurance, STD, LTD, AD&D

Company-sponsored pension with Company match

Employee & Family Assistance Program

Healthcare Spending Account / Lifestyle Wellness Spending Account

Reimbursements on work gear and equipment

Annual Incentive Bonus

Employee Share Purchase Plan with Company match

Parental leave top-up program

Professional development within the organization

Join a company committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion

This is your chance to be part of an established, industry-leading global organization with incredible room for career growth and personal development.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.


Mount Milligan is located approximately 155 kilometres northwest of Prince George in central British Columbia, Canada. The Mount Milligan Mine is a conventional truck-shovel open-pit copper and gold mine and concentrator with a 60,000 tpd capacity copper flotation processing plant.

Record annual mill throughput highlighted the Mount Milligan Mine’s operating performance in 2022. We anticipate steady production at Mount Milligan in 2023, with management continuing to focus on optimizing the life of mine plan for future years.

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