Careers at MineSense

We’re passionate about our technologies and we’re gathering momentum…

MineSense Technologies is commercializing an innovative and differentiated solution to an important problem faced by the natural resources industry which is how to optimize the separation of waste from ore. The company’s proprietary technology will seamlessly integrate with existing conveyor-based materials handling systems and equipment and has shown in pilot scale, the promise of greater flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency for its target industry.

In order to scale and fuel its commercialization strategy, the company needs smart people from diverse disciplines and backgrounds. If you are looking to spark your career and work with like-minded, respected and accomplished professionals who are excited by a common vision of changing the status-quo, we may be the perfect environment for you.The MineSense Technologies team is composed of a wide range of mechanical, software and technical engineers, executives and administrative staff. As we have expanded our products and services to a global capacity, we welcome the expertise of technology driven applicants to join our roster of talent.

We welcome you to send your resume to careers@minesense.com.

Available Positions

We're currently hiring for the following job postings:

Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer

We are looking for an Electrical/Instrumentation System Engineer to provide electrical and instrumentation design and support to our product development and manufacturing team. As a strong contributing team member, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team to design, build, test, and maintain sensor-based mineral processing systems.

  • Design and specify the controls system component and circuits.
  • Design a controls system panels schematics / layouts as per CSA / CEC codes and safety standards.
  • Validate the process sensors to ensure suitability-to-task.
  • Bench calibration and verification of sensors and system sub-assemblies.
  • Document the system design and bill of materials using Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and CAD software.
  • Design and specify the system communication network and configure the system network devices. (i.e. access points, modems and remote IO’s)
  • Write / document the controls system narrative.
  • Program PLC’s / HMI as per the process / product requirements.
  • Perform a system integration with software and hardware and final system commissioning.
  • Support the start-up and commissioning at the customer site.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Controls system engineering.
  • Registered or eligible to be registered as professional engineer (P.Eng.) or EIT with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC).
  • 5+ years experience as an electrical/instrumentation engineer.
  • LV Electrical systems knowledge and experience with CSA / CEC and standards.
  • Hands on experience on PLC & HMI programming (Citect, Wonderware, VBA, or equivalents) and PLC with IEC 61131 programming languages.
  • Hands on experience on Ethernet networking and industrial communication protocols (i.e. Modbus, OPC, EthernetIP).
  • Experience with Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and CAD software.
  • Experience with documentation and drawings of engineering processes and best practices.
  • Knowledge of the industrial security best practice will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of automotive and mobile equipment power and controls system is a plus.
  • Good initiative, positive attitude and the ability to learn quickly is key for this job.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work with demanding deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Must be able to travel to the customer’s work site and follow their site operation and safety procedures.

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.minesense.com

Please forward a copy of your resume and a cover letter to our Human Resources Department at careers@minesense.com.

Note: We would like to thank everyone who applies, but only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please note only applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered. Thank you very much for your interest in MineSense!

Project Manager

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team of dynamic Engineers. You will be part of a growing company entering a dynamic commercialization phase with a vision of changing the mining industry.  You will be a key player in coordinating all engineering projects from the planning, designing to completion stage. In addition, you will be responsible for managing all material purchase orders to ensure the orders match project deliverables. This position is ideal for a Project Manager who is early in their career or for an experienced Project Coordinator who is now ready for the next level.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will be a contributing team member, working with multi discipline engineers and cross functional groups. The role will include the following:

  • Responsible for coordinating the clerical and administrative aspects of each engineering project to ensure a smooth execution.
  • Coordinate project meetings, record minutes and ensure action items are executed by the responsible parties.
  • Identify discrepancies and manage necessary actions. Manage the filing system for every project and ensure that all information is available at all times.
  • Liaison with engineers in order to develop engineering plans and manage submission schedules as appropriate.
  • Track time and cost per project and advise when there is a pending deviation from plan.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed project plans (experience with Microsoft Project is an asset).
  • Prepare project update reports for management as required
  • Preparation, validation and scheduling of material purchase orders to ensure adherence to program, specification, contract and budget.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Must Haves:

  • Previous experience working in a Project Manager or Coordination role.
  • Working towards PMP certification.
  • Previous experience working in a Product Development Environment is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work with demanding deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Previous experience with purchasing responsibilities in an engineering environment.
  • Experience with MS Office suite of tools including MS Project
  • Experience with APQP and Phase/Gate development process