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Engineer I-II, Mine Underground, UG Engineering - Leeville

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Carlin, NV, US, 89822

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation

 

Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world.   The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.

About This Role

  • Do you have a Mine Engineering bachelors of Science degree ?
  • Do you enjoy leading surveys, tests and investigations? Analyzing and making recommendations based on results?
  • Are you at ease guiding the work of others and have a strong work ethic?

Join our engineering team and boost your career with its development and career opportunities. Utilize your engineering and analytical skills in our challenging, energizing environment.

In This Role You Will

  • Detailed design of all the capital and expensed development required to safely and efficiently meet the short term mine plan, including all ore development from the underhand drift and fill production zones. This includes, but is not limited to the preparation, distribution and co-ordination of approvals for all designs, plans, drawings and other relevant materials.

  • Conducting routine inspections of the underground workings to perform quality control, and identify and rectify any issues that may affect the achievement of scheduled targets with respect to both safety and production.

  • Assistance in the preparation of all designs, plans, drawings and other relevant instructions required for the excavation of production stopes.
  • Communicating and interacting with all relevant stakeholders in order to ensure that outcomes are satisfactorily delivered and objectives are met.
  • Regular reporting and undertaking of special mining projects as required
  • Ensuring important deadlines are met and budget constraints are adhered to.
  • A good understanding of mining development cycles, primarily production drill and blast cycles, in addition to an understanding of basic mine ventilation principles.

 

Your Training, Skills and Experience Checklist

  • Minimum requirement BS degree in Mine Engineering - entry level to 2 years’ experience  in underground in a specialty area.
  • Analytical skills, committed to following plans, and strong organization skills.
  • Mining industry experience to gold and/or base metals mine operations and/or projects
  • Competency in general mine software applications, with Deswik knowledge a preference

Working Conditions and Location

The Production Engineer is a site based role, with offices located at the Leeville Underground Operations on the Carlin trend. Work is primarily office, but will be required to access mining areas, rough terrain, or exploration sites on a regular basis. The work roster consists of a 10 hour work day, Monday through Thursday, with various public holidays recognised by Newmont. The work roster is subject to change pending business requirements. Occasional travel may be associated with the role, to overseas or domestic (Newmont and non-Newmont) locations.

 

For more information on 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, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.


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