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Projects Manager Underground

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Cajamarca City, CAJ, PE

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation


Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corp. ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname.
Newmont operations in South America are trough two different companies, Newmont Peru SRL and Minera Yanacocha SRL.

Newmont Peru SRL was founded in 1983 as an exploration mining company whose main objective is obtain new gold reserves.

Minera Yanacoca SRL start their operations in 1992 in Cajamarca City partnership with Buenaventura, is the largest gold mine in South America.

  • People: Our goal is to maximize the competitive advantage we realize through our people.
  • Health & Safety : Our goal is to achieve zero harm.
  • Operational Excellence: Our goal is to create a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Growth: Our goal is to deliver profitable production gains.
  • Sustainability and External Relations: Our goal is to gain access to land, resources, approvals and capital.



Supervises and trains junior engineers and technicians in the areas of: operational engineering, planning, development, production, stope designs, surveying, and projects.

Essential Duties

  • Develops, implements, trains and holds accountable a comprehensive health, safety and loss prevention program and an environmental performance program.
  • Develop and evaluate plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities.
  • Engineer and devise new approaches to problems encountered. Work requires originality and judgment in the independent evaluation and development of optimal resolution for problems.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.
  • Plan, manage and conduct surveys, tests, or investigations, interpret results, and prepare recommendations, summaries, schedules, and cost estimates; meet with representatives of other departments to coordinate planning and scheduling activities.
  • Schedule and coordinate the work of junior engineers and technicians in order to complete work on time and within budget parameters.
  • Leads and manages the team by clearly defining expectations of the team members' roles and responsibilities.
  • Co-develops near term and life-of-mine plans and long term programs for the underground: equipment requirements, personnel requirements, supply requirements, and budget/cost estimates.
  • Trains and teaches direct reports, and ensures indirect reports are trained, on what is needed to do their jobs safely, effectively, and within Company policy and Country laws.
  • Works with and interacts well with other groups, such as Environmental, HSLP, Human Resources, Materials, and Maintenance/Process teams.
  • Manages and organizes the team to optimize the efficiency of the operation

Training & Experience

  • A degree in Mining Engineering or related field and 10 years of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Underground engineering, operations, surveying, and projects experience
  • Underground projects start up experience.
  • Business Excellence and Full Potential experience.
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication skills in the area of: presentations, written, listening, providing feedback and speaking.

Possesses the business sense, technical sense and vision to develop improvement programs

Working Conditions

  • The position is located in Cajamarca, Peru.  Elev. 9,100ft AMSL.  At times, Site work will become necessary where elevations reach +13,000ft AMSL

Performance of the work may require travel (10-25% of work time) to domestic and international operations and the corporate office


Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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