WINTER 2024 CO-OP: Project Engineer Co-op – Mining

  • Location: Little Narrows, NS
  • Deadline: September 16, 2023 at 11:59 pm

Project Engineer Co-op – Mining


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.

CGC’s co-op Mine engineer/ geology position is an entry-level assignment. It is a ‘hands-on’ training assignment with immediate responsibility, including assistance with exploration drill program activities. As a co-op engineering student, the motivated individual will demonstrate their leadership ability and geology knowledge in a quarry operation within a large corporation.

This is a co-op position based at the CGC Little Narrows quarry – 100% on-site role. It’s a salaried position, working Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and occasionally on weekends, only when necessary.



  • Assists in exploration drill program.
  • Core logging support including cutting, splitting, tagging and bagging samples.
  • Assist with sampling QA/QC.
  • Assists with planning efforts to support daily work.
  • Completes administrative tasks as needed for the position.
  • Works with existing plant personnel and contract employees to administer plant policies and support drill program execution.



  • Training for undergraduate degree in geology and/ or mine engineering ideally. Mechanical, electrical or civil engineering are also considered.

Years of Experience:

  • Co-op/intern experience in an exploration drilling, mining and/ or manufacturing environment preferred.


Required Skills:

  • Strong leadership, communication (verbal and written), and decision-making skills to work with a diverse team.
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Must be a self-starter, detailed-oriented, and have the ability to work both independently and within a team to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point, Geological modelling (Surpac, Vulcan, Deswick), and logging software are preferred.
  • Valid Drivers License

If you are ready to embark on an exciting career journey as a Project Engineer Co-op with CGC Inc., we invite you to apply by sending your updated resume and cover letter ideally to

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 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.