• Location: Little Narrows, NS
  • Deadline: June 30, 2023 at 4:00 pm

Quarry Mine Engineer

CGC Inc. is a leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of gypsum wallboard products, interior finishing material and suspended acoustical ceilings. With locations around the world, CGC and USG have the resources, plants, products and people to build walls, ceilings and careers.

At CGC Inc. we go the distance to provide The Better Way. Delivering building solutions for customers worldwide is our goal. Relationships are our foundation. Integrity, Dependability and Innovation are the standards by which we live.

CGC Inc. is currently recruiting a Quarry Mine Engineer for our plant, based out of the Little Narrows, Nova Scotia plant.

Position Description:

This position offers a challenging opportunity for a motivated individual to demonstrate their leadership ability and engineering expertise in a manufacturing operation within a large corporation. Reporting to the Quarry Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading projects in an open pit gypsum quarry, assisting with the execution of the mine’s safety program, and coordinating capital improvements.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering. Previous Mine experience or project work experience would be considered an asset.

As a member of the plant leadership team, the Mine Engineer has responsibility for employee engagement, safety, quality and efficiency within the facility.

Additional responsibilities of the Mine Engineer include:

  • Assist in design and planning of mine maintenance projects so that the mine remains in good operating order, consistent with standards and with a minimum of mechanical/electrical downtime.
  • Consult with department manager, maintenance, and production personnel to identify problems and provide assistance in mining method and equipment improvements.
  • Use initiative and judgment in analyzing problems, determine critical factors for investigation and provide expert advice on mining methods.
  • Review and provide design improvements to ground control, mine dewatering, communications equipment and mine design.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of all non-routine maintenance and capital improvement plans for the mine.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mine Engineering is preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing/Mine environment is an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Lean Six Sigma knowledge or experience is an asset.
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, and issue resolution skills.
  • Must be a people and results-oriented individual who incorporates and emphasizes safety and quality in all aspects of the daily work environment.
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills. Proficient with MS Office Suite.

CGC Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity of thought, ideas, perspective and people. We create an inclusive environment that attracts, retains and values people of all backgrounds by treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence through inclusion, integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of those who interact with CGC, Inc. in accordance with Federal and provincial laws. Information regarding applicant accessibility may be found on the Accessibility section of our website.

Salary range: 70000 – 80000 CAD

If you are ready to embark on an exciting career journey as a Quarry Mine Engineer with CGC Inc., we invite you to apply by sending your updated resume to