Superintendent - Tailings Storage Facility

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Date Posted: 7/13/2022

Location: Mount Milligan, BC, Canada

Reference No.: 2022-2129

Position Type: Fulltime

Application Deadline: 6/30/2022


Reporting to the Manager, Mine Operations, the Superintendent, Tailings Storage Facility's key objective is to develop, manage, and support projects related to the Tailings Storage Facility.



  • Coordinate Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) & Infrastructure construction and monitoring activities with Environment, Site Projects team, Mine Operations, Mill Operations & Maintenance, Regulators and external consultants
  • Accountable for technical oversight of the TSF
  • Manage resources to ensure projects are delivered on schedule and within budget.
  • Oversight of site geotechnical, and tailings planning team.
  • Accountable for deposition plans, TSF QA/QC, site investigations, site monitoring activities, and site water balance



  • 8-12 years in project management, including minimum 5 years related to TSF infrastructure including dam construction
  • Bachelors’ degree in Mining, Geotechnical, or Civil engineering
  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed as Professional Engineer with EGBC
  • Desirable to have Project Management Professional certification
  • Strong understanding of project management including scheduling and cost controls
  • Geotechnical and/or hydrogeology experience would be an asset
  • Strong focus on safety, quality assurance and quality control
  • Experience working with procurement in assembling procurement packages
  • Demonstrable experience in capital project planning, scheduling, execution and reporting
  • Strong communication, organizational, and team building skills



  • The role is located at the Mount Milligan Mine, which is 155 kilometers northwest of Prince George, British Columbia.
  • Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region.
  • Employees accessing the site from outside the region are eligible to receive a tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance they are required to travel.
  • This is a camp-based position with a schedule 4 days of work and 3 days of rest.
  • 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.



  • A challenging and rewarding work atmosphere that prioritizes technical development
  • An industry competitive salary that is commensurate with experiences, qualifications, and skills.
  • Tax-free travel allowance for those living outside the region.
  • World Class camp accommodations, private room with washroom, gymnasium and other recreational facilities.
  • Extended health, dental and travel benefits, including life insurance.
  • Employee and family assistance program.


The Company is committed to high quality safety, environmental and continuous improvement practices and applicants should be able to demonstrate shared values in these areas.

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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Centerra Gold is an equal opportunity employer.