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Construction Manager

Reference No. 2019-1528

Date Posted 5/28/2019

LocationKemess, BC, Canada

Position Type Fulltime

The Construction Manager is responsible for all aspects of management of surface and underground construction activities associated with the Kemess Underground Project, reporting to the Project Director. This is a site-based position with periodic travel as required.


Kemess is located in north-central British Columbia approximately 250 km north of Smithers and 430 km northwest of Prince George. The successful candidate is expected to reside in Prince George.


Surface construction activities include conveying system, process plant refurbishment, process plant capacity increase and upgrades to existing facilities. Underground construction activities include conveying system, primary crushers, ventilation system, dewatering system, fuel supply system, monitoring and control systems and workshop.



  • Safe and productive construction of surface and underground facilities;
  • Oversight of detailed engineering of surface and underground project components;
  • Tendering process for all major equipment supply and construction contracts;
  • Ensure coordination of vendors, contractors and sub-contractors;
  • Develop and sustain effective relationships and efficiencies of all vendors and contractors;
  • Ensure that reporting personnel are suitably developed and undergo appropriate training and assessment with a focus on safety;
  • Environmental policies and compliance to all legislative and permitting requirements for construction activities;
  • Development of construction budgets and schedules and their effective management, and;
  • Implementation of effective project controls.



  • Minimum 15 years of experience in the mining industry with progressively increasing responsibility;
  • Extensive construction management experience;
  • Underground construction experience preferred, and;
  • Operations experience at a large-scale mining operation preferred but not essential.



A competitive salary, bonus plan and benefits will be awarded to the successful candidate, commensurate with experience.


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