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Senior Production Geologist


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 Production Geologist
Borden Mine – Chapleau, ON


The Senior Production Geologist will direct the successful execution of mine geology-related activities and coordinate with all departments to achieve the objectives of the mine.  The position will manage the gathering, interpretation and compilation of all geological information for the underground mine so that safe, efficient, and cost-effective production is attained.  The incumbent will Supervise and aid in the development of a team providing geological support to the underground operation.  The position will ensure that production targets in the area of responsibility meet company goals and fall within budgeted guidelines. This position follows a 5x2 4x3 schedule and will require the successful candidate to relocate to Chapleau, ON.



  • Supervise daily grade control activities of production geologists in an active underground mining environmen
  • Develop and execute infill Diamond Drilling Program increase confidence in reserves
  • Provide support for the production and engineering groups
  • Provide geological modeling, resource estimation, and production reconciliation, reviewing exploration initiatives and giving advice on ground control
  • Seek continual improvement of existing processes particularly with respect to grade control, ore accounting and resource estimation
  • Provide geological input for proposed new mining blocks
  • Provide monthly grade calculations and forecasts for both reporting and planning purposes
  • Attend production, planning and management meetings
  • Calculate ore reserves and resources for the Underground Mine as per standards as needed for reporting purposes
  • Update resource models on a regular basis as needed for planning purposes
  • Guide Production Geologists in the resource reserve process





  • A Bachelor of Science in Geology or equivalent
  • Registration as a Professional Geoscientist or eligibility for such registration is required
  • Ten years’ experience of which six should be in the mining environment
  • Two years in an intermediate to senior supervisory role
  • Has shown responsibility for reviewing completed work, providing direction, assigning and managing tasks, managing progress, assessing performance, and providing opportunities for training and development
  • Must have a strong geological knowledge and an extensive knowledge of mining and the associated Acts and Regulations
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with modeling and estimation packages is essential, preferably with Vulcan. Knowledge of geostatistics and proficiency in data management and report writing is required
  • Innovative and a proven ability to work with others.


How to Apply
Please enter Requisition ID 3722 to submit your application (https://jobs.newmont.com/)  Deadline to apply is June 13th, 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.