#TETalks Live with Vale’s Mine Planning Manager


#ICYMI we were live on Facebook and Instagram at the Egg Carton in downtown Toronto on October 11th, 2019.

We spoke with the Mine Planning Manager for all of Vale’s North Atlantic Operating Mines and Vale’s Engineer In Training alumni, Patti Pegues, about this egg-citing program and how new grads can get involved with it. Patti shared her experience starting her path by progressing through the program as a student, talked about the company culture at Vale, and answered career questions in the engineering, mining and skilled trades sectors.

A Little Background About Our Guest

Patti Pegues joined Vale in 2003, after graduating in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University. Patti started as a student, progressed through Vale’s Engineer In Training Program, and has held leadership roles in both Mines Engineering and Operations across Vale’s Ontario Mines.

Patti was previously the Chief Mine Engineer at Creighton Mine, and is now the Mine Planning Manager for all of Vale’s North Atlantic Operating Mines.

What is the Vale Engineer In Training Program?

Vale’s Engineer In Training Program is a great opportunity for new grads who want to work at one of the largest mining companies in the world.
As an engineering students during your training, you’ll be provided with acceptable engineering work experience as you pursue your P.Eng licensing. At Vale, you’ll receive guidance and assistance to accelerate your personal development. You’ll get to learn about Vale and the company culture, while being exposed to different engineering methods and technical skills you require for your specialized engineering field of choice. As an Engineer In Training, you will be encouraged to share innovative ideas to transform the business.

Egg-cellent news! Vale is hiring right now for their Engineer In Training Program. Apply today!

What is TalentEgg Talks?

TalentEgg Talks is a half-hour live Q&A with expert guests, hosted on TalentEgg’s Facebook and Instagram. It’s an egg-cellent opportunity to connect with industry professionals, learn more about organizations you want to work at, and get answers to your career questions!