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Team Leader, Engineering and Controls

Date:  Jan 1, 2022

Mazapil, Zacatecas, MX (Mexico)

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.


The Engineering and Controls Leader manages the activities of a skilled, technical and professional staff engaged in managing the estimating, design, planning, and construction of buildings, roads, wells, electrical distribution, PTAR facilities, Water Facilities, and various infrastructure projects required by the Peñasquito Sustainability department.


Manage the Engineering and Control Team under the direction of the project’s superintendent. Plan, organize, and oversee implementation of various construction projects. Develop estimates of time, labor, materials, cost requirements, and cost controls. Develop department and project budgets. Extracts data from sources such as blueprints, engineering orders, reports, and specifications to organize the work of engineers, construction contractors, and vendors. Mentors, trains, guides, and evaluates staff performance, making recommendations for improvement. Lead and manage engineering and construction documentation preparation. Receive and approve scopes and requisitions for materials and contractors. Make recommendation on contractor and material selections to Supply Chain based upon detailed review and TBA’s. Identifies performance issues of staff and contractors and works toward with multiple parties to resolve them. Ensures compliance with regulatory and legal issues.

Responsibilities 2

Ensure compliance with corporate guidelines. Develop procedures that establish and govern safety standards and quality of Infrastructure operations. Performs other duties as assigned.  Ensures all meetings, correspondence, instructions, etc., are properly recorded distributed and archived as required. Manages completion of all required metrics and reports within established guidelines. Maintains level of personnel required to perform the functions required to maintain and deliver projects within budget and schedule. Develops, and reviews AFE’s required by management, budget requirements, and projects and makes applicable presentations in English. Supervises a department of approximately 10 people. Perform detailed risks assessments in conjunction with the team and other departments for all projects. Be part of a supportive, performance driven team dedicated to excellence and the highest standards of environmental stewardship, community engagement, and employee health and safety.


  • Strong technical and analytical skills centered around planning, cost control, QA/QC, and reporting.
  • Has a proven track record of managing several activities or projects at the same time and in an efficient manner.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty/key responsibility satisfactorily.  The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Demonstrated abilities and leadership to meet and comply with challenging and changing production targets.


  • 10 to 15+ years related industry experience with 5+ years’ experience managing multiple projects.
  • Above average communication skills, able to speak, read, and write in English.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred.
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring junior engineers

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. Please enter the 19381 number to submit your application online https://jobs.newmont.com/?locale=es_MX 
We are currently not accepting candidates to come through the placement agencies. Newmont is a transnational mining company that respects the rules and is governed by the labor laws in the countries where we have operations. We inform you of the following information:
All our vacancies are posted on our website https://jobs.newmont.com/?locale=es_MX. Emails from Newmont will be from the hr@newmont.com account or will end with @ newmont.com
Newmont never asks its candidates for any type of financial compensation to be a candidate for an offer of employment or for doing paperwork, exams or any other process related to Recruitment and Selection, nor does it request personal data such as bank account numbers.

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.