Senior Ground Control Engineer


About this role

About this role

We’re hiring a Senior Ground Control Engineer to join our client’s growing team in support of multiple projects in Northern Ontario. This role is responsible for the safe and economically sound development and operations of the underground mine.


  • Ensuring safe and stable underground excavations in rock through proper rock mechanics design and monitoring.
  • Managing and maintaining quality control programs for ground support and shotcrete.
  • Provide basic ground control training to team as required.
  • Conducting regular inspections of underground excavations and infrastructure.
  • Analyzing relevant data for proper performance of designs.
  • Updating and maintaining ground control management plan and mine design.
  • Proactively communicate geotechnical issues across the operation.
  • Collection of ground movement from underground monitoring stations.




  • Proven safety record with a positive attitude.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, or related field.
  • 7 years of underground experience.
  • 5 years of relevant rock engineering experience.
  • P.Eng. certification or ability to obtain certification.
  • Knowledge of rock mechanics principles, monitoring methods and practices.
  • Knowledge of design, support and excavation methods.
  • Knowledge of specialized geotechnical software (Rocscience Suite).
  • Knowledge of slope stability for open pit.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of mine planning software (Acad/Amine, Dips, Phase2, Deswik).
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to lead and mentor a growing team.



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Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Brunel provides the global recruitment and workforce services you need to lead your industry. With 45 years of market experience in Renewable Energy, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Mining and Infrastructure, we help you finish major projects safely, compliantly, on-time, within budget and at the highest quality, so you can keep growing — anywhere in the world.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Rory Lyden is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Rory Lyden
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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