Process Engineer – Mining & Metallurgy, 7+ years

July 28 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Automation, Process, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Business Process Analyst, Engineering, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Materials, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Project Management, Business Analysis
Montreal, QC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

The Mining and Metals Process Department has contributed to projects involving a variety of commodities and supported the development and construction of several Canadian concentrators. Through this experience, we've gained valuable expertise in mineral processing, engineering studies and operational excellence. Today, the entire planet is shifting toward greener energy sources and material handling methods in an effort to promote decarbonization, the industrialization of at-risk geographic regions and the digitalization of our world as part of the fourth industrial revolution. Metals are essential for the innovative technologies that we need to transform the planet. BBA aims to continue playing an important role in developing sustainable mines, and our process engineers are proudly taking on new challenges that extend beyond traditional mining and metals initiatives by involving novel commodities and technologies.
  • Work with a team of skilled engineers, designers and project support staff
  • Manage a variety of cross-disciplinary teams to ensure the cost-effective, safe and timely completion of projects while meeting or exceeding client expectations
  • Review and approve process plant material balance, process design criteria, PFDs, P&IDs, plant layouts, technical specifications and technical evaluations
  • Prepare capital and operating expenditure assessments
  • Liaise with clients on technical matters and present reports, publications and presentations in a professional manner
  • Create and review proposals
  • Train and share experience-based insights with younger engineers
  • Participate in business development and corporate growth activities.


  • Resourceful: Leverages the people and tools at their disposal
  • Honest and trustworthy: Adheres to BBA ethical standards and values
  • Client-oriented
  • Has the required functional and technical skills and an ability to learn
  • Adaptable
  • Able to maintain positive peer relationship
  • Results-driven
  • Aptitude for self-development
  • Business acumen (internal/external entrepreneurship)
  • Able to develop direct reports and others
  • Organizational agility
  • Excellent consulting, analytical and organizational skills
  • Dedicated team player.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mineral Processing, Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering
  • Registered as a professional engineer
    More than 10 years of experience in gold, iron, green energy materials (lithium, graphite, etc.) or base metal operations and/or design
  • General areas of expertise: Metallurgical test work planning/analysis, crushing, grinding, flotation, hydrometallurgy, water treatment, gravity separation, pressure oxidation, heap leaching, CIL/CIP and electrowinning/refining
  • Strong track record of successfully completing projects in the mining industry
  • Available for occasional travel to domestic and international destinations
  • Enthusiastic and business development/corporate growth mindset
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and process simulation software
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written (English and French)
  • Significant asset: Feasibility study and NI 43-101 experience
  • Asset: Experience with chemical processing and thermal balances
  • Asset: Interested in process control and optimization
  • Asset: Operational and/or consulting experience
  • Asset: Demonstrated ability to find innovative solutions to complex metallurgical problems.

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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