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Project Manager, Mining

Full Time
4 days ago
  • Become a valuable addition to Centerra's Mount Milligan Mine operations team
  • Boost your career by joining an established organization
  • Receive a competitive salary, plus benefits
About Centerra Gold

Headquartered in Toronto, Centerra Gold (TSX: CG) is one of the leading North American gold and copper producers engaged in the operation, exploration, development, and acquisition in Asia, North America, and other markets worldwide.

Centerra’s vision is to build a team-based culture of excellence that responsibly delivers sustainable value and growth. We are committed to the safety, integrity, ethics, and fairness of our operations, promoting the highest standards of ethical business conduct of our employees, officers, and directors. 

For more information, please see our website

About Mount Milligan Mine

Located approximately 155 kilometres northwest of Prince George in central BC, 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. 

Mount Milligan operates with comfortable camp accommodations equipped with private washrooms, TV, Wi-Fi, an onsite gym, and other recreational activities. Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region. 

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.

About the Opportunity

Centerra currently has an opportunity for a full-time Project Manager to join our Mount Milligan Mine operations site. This is a camp-based position, with a rotation of 7 or 14 days on / 7 or 14 days off, with a 12-hour daily schedule, OR 4 days on / 3 days off, with a 10-hour daily schedule. 

Reporting to the Superintendent of Projects & Infrastructure, the Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing projects within the projects & infrastructure department. In this role, you will bring 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.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Delivering technical-economic studies for assigned projects, and compiling and submitting project justifications as required
  • Developing resource allocation and procurement plans, and PERT/CPM-based schedules, while adhering to pre-set schedules and budgets
  • Creating and maintaining a project schedule which defines activities, sequence, dependencies, work effort, duration, and associated resource requirements
  • Developing and maintaining cost control and reporting systems of high quality for all Capital Projects
  • Securing, negotiating, and overseeing contracts with outside parties
  • Planning and managing internal and external project communications, ensuring the effective exchange of project information and deliverables
  • Identify, analyzing, prioritizing, mitigating, and communicating project risks
  • Promoting high standards of professionalism, integrity, and leadership with all key stakeholders, through lifetime of projects
  • Ensuring health and safety guidelines are adhered to in all projects
  • Overseeing the quality of all civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering designs
About You

To qualify for the Project Manager role, you must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in a relevant project management environment, as well as a degree in engineering, preferably in the Civil or Mechanical fields. The ideal candidate will also possess a minimum of 6 years project managing or engineering in the mining industry.

The following will be critical to successfully performing this role:

  • Successful track record of implementation and commissioning stages of projects in an international environment
  • Demonstrated experience directing internal and client teams involved in multiple activities
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills, with appropriate risk management competencies
  • Skills and experience in mediation, negotiation, and presentation
  • Interpersonal ability to create relationships with a multidisciplinary workforce in all levels of the Company
  • Leadership aptitude that inspires others to do their best
  • Registration with EGBC as a P. Eng (asset)
  • PMP certification or similar technical credentials (asset)

Lastly, you will join us with a highly collaborative mindset, fostered by integrity, focus, and incredible work ethic. Your excellent communication skills and your ability to prioritize tasks with competing deadlines will be essential to your success as a member of the team.

About the Benefits

As a valued member of Centerra's Mount Milligan Mine operations team, you can look forward to a competitive annual salary based on experience, skills, and qualifications. You'll also gain access to some incredible benefits, including:

  • Tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance required for travel
  • 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
  • Long-term incentive plan
  • 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 have the skills necessary to bring success to the role, then we invite you to apply today!

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