Canada’s coal industry is hiring!
Skilled and knowledgeable workers are in high demand for a variety of positions. The coal industry offers higher than average wages and abundant career opportunities.
This job board has lots of career opportunities within Coal Association of Canada member companies, which represent the broad spectrum of organizations engaged in the exploration, development, production, transportation and commercial use of coal, as well as a myriad of suppliers of goods and services that support the industry.
See the Job Board Types of Jobs in the Coal Industry
The Canadian coal industry offers a wide range of careers that support mining operations and the industry as a whole. Skilled professionals such as engineers, geologists, technologists and equipment and logistics specialists are in high demand. As are jobs including information technology, accounting, human resources and communications, which all support the mining industry.
Skilled workers employed by the mining sector make significantly higher wages than those employed in other sectors. And the mining industry will need about 200,000 new workers over the next decade to support all types of mining!
Here’s a sample of some of the jobs that support Canada’s thriving coal industry:
- Mining engineers
- Geological engineers
- Civil engineers
- Information systems analysts
- Human Resources specialists
- Heavy duty equipment mechanics
- Industrial electricians
- Heavy equipment operators
- IT and Communications professionals
There’s More To Coal
Check out our job board for the most current listings in the country. Your new career could be waiting for you.
The coal industry isn’t just about mining. The entire process has many aspects.
See a sample of mine locations across Canada.
Training and Education programs
The following is a sample of some of the educational institutions across Canada, which have programs and classes for careers in coal and the mining industry.
BCIT – BC Institute of Technology
Northwest Community College School of Exploration and Mining
Thompson Rivers University
College of the Rockies
Vancouver Island University
North Island College
Simon Fraser University
University of British Columbia
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology
Southeast Regional College
University of Regina
University of Saskatchewan
Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Haileybury School of Mines
Sir Sanford Fleming College
University of Guelph
University of Ottawa
University of Toronto
University of Waterloo
University of Western Ontario
University of Windsor
Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Iles
Cégep de Sept-Îles
Cégep de Thetford
Cégep de Trois-Rivières
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Université du Québec à Montréal
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Nunavut Arctic College