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Senior Mine Engineer

Date:  Jan 15, 2021

Chapleau, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


Senior Mine Engineer
Porcupine Mine – Chapleau, ON


The Senior Mine Engineer will provide clarity and focus for the engineering group to achieve and surpass the mine’s safety and production targets and to add value to the operation.  Develop high confidence mine plans based on historical performance.  Grow the people in the engineering group through performance review, training, guidance, and mentoring to reach their maximum potential.




Promoting Safety & Sustainability
• Align with Fatality Risk Management protocols at all sites
• Promote innovation and continuous improvement in safety by reviewing existing engineering designs and new designs
• Review plans and designs for regulatory compliance and compliance to Company policies, procedures and standards
• Promote and adhere to Company environmental and sustainability policies


Mine Planning and Mine Design
• Complete and review mid-term mine planning and mine design to increase value to operation
• Develop budget mine plan and support company business planning exercise
• Develop high confidence quarterly forecasts to support mine production
• Optimize grade control and minimize dilution through effective incorporation of geological data and tasks in mine plan
• Liaise with Geotechnical team and incorporate guidance into mine plan
• Provide guidance to operating departments to maximize production, plan their activities and accurately measure key mining parameters
• Manage consultants and contractors on engineering projects


Strategic Planning
• Maintaining, reporting and monitoring of production statistics and performance to ensure the property’s goals and objectives are achieved
• Participate in Business Planning exercise at the senior management level, providing guidance on LOM options to increase value and optimize use of resources
• Provide support to exploration teams to ensure targets appropriately scheduled and incorporated into the mine plan
• Support reserve and resource calculations as required by the corporation



• A Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or equivalent engineering degree
• Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and in good standing order with PEO, or equivalent in other jurisdictions
• A minimum 5-7 years of mine operation and engineering experience
• A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a leadership role
• Be technically competent and have a good understanding of key business drivers for gold mining
• Strong Deswik skills
• Strong understanding of geologic influence on mine plan confidence
• Have strong communication and people skills
• Be focused, clear and decisive
• Able to impact and influence in order to gain the alignment of the engineering and operating teams
• Ability to effectively establish priorities and accordingly delegate work to engineering staff


How to Apply

Please enter Requisition ID 6614 to submit your application (https://jobs.newmont.com/).  Deadline to apply is October 9, 2020. As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.