Mineral Economics Intern - Summer 2024 Job at Advantage Solutions, Denver, CO

  • Advantage Solutions
  • Denver, CO

Job Description

Mineral Economics Intern - Summer 2024 - ( 240000SM )


At our core, we’re a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a qualified candidate for the Mineral Economist Internship position for our Denver, Colorado office. This position requires an individual with a broad understanding of mineral valuation and proven technical competencies to support our mining sector teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in providing technical and economic solutions related to mineral valuation, project economics. market analysis, and financial analysis, as well as the ability to participate and be the economic lead on multi-disciplinary teams of engineers. The Denver office is uniquely situated with a strong team of junior to mid-level professionals with great growth potential.

Your Key Responsibilities

Under the direction of another mineral economist

  • Ability to design and analyze projects and properties using discounted cash flow analysis.

  • Ability to understand the outputs of mining programs such as Vulcan, MinePlan, Deswik, Whittle and Carlson, or similar packages and analyze the resulting financial implications of different parameters.

  • Develop or assist in developing operating and capital cost estimates for a variety of mining projects.

  • Contains at least a basic understanding of mineral markets.

  • Develop or assist in developing financial models for mining projects which incorporate mine plans, waste and recoverable mineral volumes, operating costs, capital costs, indirect or overhead costs, and various taxes to arrive at net cash flows for the operation and the resulting overall project economics.

  • Provide financial expertise to mining and infrastructure projects.

  • Understanding of contracts and various pricing structures for projects.

  • Attention to detail and strong QA/QC skills.

  • Understanding of project-related risks.

Role and Tasks

  • Actively engage with project team members such as project managers and project technical leads to complete tasks.

  • Contribute to the preparation of quality technical documents and/or drawings.

  • Contribute to design calculations, equipment/material specifications and data sheets, discipline design drawings etc. with required supervision commensurate with your level of experience.

  • Collect and/or analyze field data.

  • Work with a multi-discipline engineering and design team on a day-to-day basis.

  • Coordinate/participate in the preparation of project designs and details.

  • Participate in team meetings and project meetings.

  • Perform various office tasks as required to deliver a quality product on schedule.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or Masters Degree in Mineral Economist or related field, with additional technical education or experience in mining.

  • Exceptional organizational, technical, leadership, written, and oral communication and attention to detail skills.

  • Willingness to live in the Denver area for most of the internship period.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Pay transparency laws require employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in the following jurisdiction(s):

Salary Range(s):

  • $21.91 Per Hour - $32.21 Per Hour Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CO and HI

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Colorado-Denver

Work Locations :

Denver 17th St CO

Organization : BC-1829 Mining-US

Employee Status : Temporary/Casual

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Part-time

Job Posting : Feb 20, 2024, 9:04:49 AM

Req ID: 240000SM

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Summer work, Casual work, Internship, Local area, Flexible hours,

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