Mining & Mineral Process Engineer-In-Training

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Date: Nov 8, 2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 8718 

Job Category: Metals; Mining 

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada  


Our organization is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. Our global network of 9,000 professionals combine vast engineering and business knowledge, working in partnership with our clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects. Our corporate roots extend back more than a hundred years, and our experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors.  We work closely with the communities in which we serve to ensure that our solutions optimize environmental protection, economic prosperity, social justice, and cultural vibrancy.


Mining & Mineral Process Engineer-In-Training

Hatch is currently seeking a recent graduate for a Mineral Process Engineer-In-Training position in our Vancouver Office starting May 2018.  If you have strong technical and interpersonal skills, and are excited by the mining industry, we want to hear from you.
Working closely with our senior engineers and designers, your primary role will be to act as a technical resource on challenging projects.  You will apply analytical, conceptual, research, and planning skills to design various processes for precious metals and base metals projects in North America and around the world.

The position will allow the candidate to directly apply and develop his or her knowledge in process design, project engineering and financial analysis at various levels of the project life-cycle, from concept to execution. The candidate may gain valuable on-site practical experience. As time progresses, project duties and responsibilities will increase, facilitating registration of the candidate as a professional engineer.

There will be opportunities for travel and work assignments in Canadian and international site locations. Newly hired EITs will be assigned to work closely with experienced engineers who will provide guidance and mentoring. There will be opportunity to specialize in a particular technical area, move into project engineering/management, and/or transfer to another Hatch office.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Provide Process Engineering design support to multidiscipline teams on new construction projects, expansion projects and operations.
  • Participate in development of Process Design Criteria, Process Flow Diagrams and Mass Balances
  • Basic design/specification and detailed design of process equipment, technical selection, calculations, sizing
  • Preparing RFQs, including specifications, scopes of work and data sheets
  • Evaluate Vendor quotations for technical adequacy, budgetary constraints and client requirements
  • Vendor document review and approval
  • Provide on-site commissioning support


Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in Mining & Mineral Processing/Process/Chemical Engineering
  • Excellent analytical, writing and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to interact successfully with all levels of staff, clients and vendors



Candidates who have excelled in their studies at the undergraduate and graduate level in the discipline of Mining & Mineral Processing/Process/Chemical Engineering are sought. In addition to demonstrating strong academic performance, candidates require good communication skills, an aptitude for working on multi-disciplinary teams, and a commitment to achieving engineering excellence. Candidates are requested to submit their cover letters, résumés and must submit transcripts (official/unofficial) as one MS Word file.

To be considered, all applications must include the candidate’s transcript (official or unofficial).


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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