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Minerals Processing Engineer - Senior Level

Company: Barr Engineering
Location: Hibbing
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have more than 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex challenges.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.


The person in this position will work with multidisciplinary project teams and provide mineral and chemical process, extractive metallurgical, and related technical/engineering support for a variety of applications. Work may include conducting process design and analysis, detailed process mass and energy balance modeling, and laboratory and pilot plant testing; developing process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams; developing technical reports and equipment specifications; estimating capital and operating costs; and sizing process piping and equipment. The chosen candidate will work on projects involving both ferrous and nonferrous minerals, including base and precious metals, industrial minerals, and evaporites. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments and hands-on fieldwork.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, metallurgy, mineral processing, or materials science
  • 20+ years of related experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or ability to obtain within one year
  • Experience working at industrial sites
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office software packages, especially Excel
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to legally work in both the United States and Canada without the need for sponsorship or eligibility to obtain a TN work permit

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in chemical or metallurgical engineering
  • Experience working at industrial sites either as an operating engineer or as a consultant
  • Experience in hydrometallurgy

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas.

Keywords: Barr Engineering, Duluth , Minerals Processing Engineer - Senior Level, Other , Hibbing, Minnesota

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