Engineering Manager - Remediation & Civil Engineering
Alexco Environmental Group
Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, BC - Full-Time Permanent

About the Role

Reporting to the VP Operations, the Engineering Manager is responsible to lead the company’s reclamation/remediation engineering community of practice, assembling and directing teams to develop reclamation and remediation technical solutions at mine and brownfield sites. This role will also provide leadership in the development of the larger engineering program for Alexco Environmental Group by establishing engineering standards and recruiting and developing talent.

Key Responsibilities

Provide senior engineering design and design team leadership for reclamation and site remediation projects with civil and structural design components including soil and tailings management (earthwork), impoundments, water conveyance, site development for water treatment plant construction, and bulk soil or tailings handling.
Create and maintain an engineering program for the development of standards for engineering throughout AEG;
Support the recruitment and development of new engineering talent. Contribute to the vision for technical innovation.
Participate in client interface and scope coordination for projects;
Support other engineering projects as part of the AEG Engineering Team;
Supports risk analysis with project management;
Monitor and promote system environmental health and worker safety compliance;
Identify and recommend improvements to operations to ensure assigned functions are efficient and cost effective;
Support the development of project proposals for existing and future customers;
Build and maintain great client relationships through ongoing communication and understanding of client goals;
Travel to potential and existing work sites to interface with on-site staff, vendors, customers, and regulatory personnel;
Provide technical input to projects within your area(s) of expertise;
Provide leadership, direction, coaching, and professional development opportunities for direct reports and AEG’s engineering team not located in Colorado.
Build team capabilities (recruitment, development, retention, etc.) and manage staff performance including goal setting, defining responsibilities, and determining priorities;
Interfacing and communication with other managers on scheduling and resource requirements;
Manage special projects that support the broad-based needs of a rapidly expanding company;
All other related duties as required.
About You

Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering;
Professional Engineering designation.
15 or more years of engineering experience in site civil design, with specific experience in mine site reclamation or tailings management;
Working knowledge of mine-site reclamation process and challenges.
Previous experience leading cross-functional or multidisciplinary teams and employees.
About Us

AEG has offices in Colorado (Denver, Canon City, and Fort Collins) and Canada (Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver and Whitehorse) and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alexco Resource Corp. We offer our employees an excellent total rewards experience, which not only includes pay and benefits, but also includes your personal development and growth. We believe in giving you the opportunity to learn and to help make an impact on the sustainability of the environment.

Alexco Environmental Group believes in a diverse working environment and a culture where differences are valued.