15 Mar, 2023

Process Engineer (Minerals and Metallurgy)

  • Wood
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
Process Engineer Minerals & Mining

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Process Engineer. Reporting to the Process Department Manager, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. This role has overall responsibility for process design and process engineering activities which will include studies through detailed design and on-site assistance to clients. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


The Metals & Mining office in Vancouver is our Mining Head office.  We have a strong reputation in mining EPCM, project execution expertise and running studies.  We have ver strong collaboration with our mining office around the globe. 


The Wood Vancouver office is currently offering a hybrid working environment, with your work week split between attending the Wood Office and working from home. This situation is subject to change and is dependent on project requirements, office plans, and Wood policy changes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide designated process engineering teams with appropriate quality and best practice in process engineering.
  • Prepare of designated proposal, study and project documents and deliverables to ensure quality and accuracy of information.
  • Deliver of process services to designated proposal, study and project teams on or ahead of schedule and on or under budget.
  • Develop process circuit design from analysis and interpretation of test work program results or plant data
  • Develop and reviewing process plant material balance, process design criteria, PFDs, P&IDs, plant layouts, 3-D models, technical specifications, technical evaluations
  • Participate in process plant HAZOP reviews
  • Participate in design reviews (model reviews, ergonomics, maintainability) and managing resolution of action items
  • Work alongside expert colleagues from Wood’s global consulting group
  • Read, understand and obey the HSSE policies, arrangements, procedures and rules.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Mineral Processing, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ recent experience in mineral processing or metallurgy.
  • Ability to manage one’s own activities on or ahead of schedule and on or below budget.
  • Ability to deliver best practice design with emphasis on cost-effective engineering.
  • Ability to communicate process requirements to other members of the proposal, study or project team.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver oral and written presentations for study and project reports
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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