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Mining Student Engineer - Winter 2019

Date: Dec 8, 2018

Location: St. John's, NL, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 17916 

Job Category: Engineering; Mining; Student 

Location: St. John's, NL, Canada  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Job title: Mining Student

Start date: January 2019

End date: April 2019


SEM-Hatch is a joint venture between Hatch Ltd. and Sikumiut Environmental Management Ltd. providing engineering, construction and project management services in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador. SEM-Hatch is performing Engineering and Project Management Services for the Voisey’s Bay Mine Expansion project. Our client is now ready to initiate the construction phase of an underground mine. This mine expansion project is expected to produce about 40,000 tonnes of nickel per year and extend the life of the Voisey’s Bay operation until at least 2032. We are interested in receiving resumes for Mining student at site.




  • Calculations, simulations and verifications related to mine design, which may include materials handling, ventilation, production plans, shaft and hoisting systems, etc. ;
  • Geological model conversions and validations, underground development design, and life of mine scheduling ;
  • Equipment sizing and communication with vendors to ensure that equipment selected meets project requirements ;
  • Assist with technical bid evaluations and recommendations ;
  • Interaction with other mining engineers in the organization to ensure that technology is shared effectively ;
  • Development of capital and operating costs ;
  • Report writing.




  • Enrolled in an accredited post secondary instituation in a mining related program ;
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills ;
  • Enthusiastic personality and strong sense of initiative ;
  • Solid academic achievement and effective writing skills.


We thank all applicants, please note that we will contact only those who meet the required qualifications.


All potential employees or Independent Contractors will be screened utilizing the following mechanisms:

  • Criminal Records Check
  • Pre-employment Medical and Drug Testing
  • Reference Check
  • Education Verification

SEM-Hatch recognizes the Impact & Benefits Agreements with the Innu Nation & the Nunatsiavut Government in which Innu & Inuit workers have first preference for employment at Voisey’s Bay Site. 


SEM Hatch is an equal opportunity employer.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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