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Technical Services Manager


Thunderbay, 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.


Technical Services Manger
Musselwhite Mine

Responsibilities inlcude:

  • Ensure effective implementation of key safety initiatives such as critical control verification audits, five point safety system, job task analysis, and planned inspections within the Technical Services Departments
  • Thorough understanding and consistent application of the fatality risk management program
  • Develop risk assessment and hazard operations review processes and skills within Musselwhite Mine
  • Responsible for the technical services deliverables of Engineering and production geology
  • Ensure integration of fatality risk management in departments activities and deliverables
  • Complete performance reviews for Technical Services Department
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses and determine appropriate training requirements
  • Identify and develop succession candidates and their development needs
  • Facilitate creative thinking sessions to insure Musselwhite strategy is evolving as necessary with the alignment of Musselwhite management
  • Facilitate planning sessions to coordinate projects requiring complicated interaction between many groups
  • Ensure a consistent flow of resource generation, reserve determination, life-of-mine planning, budgeting, and detailed mine planning and quality control for mine operations
  • Ensure projects priorities are identified
  • Ensure an awareness of key Musselwhite project and permitting schedules and that schedule deadlines are achieved
  • Ensure key project risks and opportunities are identified and mitigation plans developed
  • Ensure that operations have full integrated technical support
  • Ensure operational priorities are identified and built into long- and medium-term plans
  • Ensure areas of engineering risk and opportunity are identified in a timely manner so that necessary engineering can be completed prior to mining
  • Ensure the necessary quality control is in place to insure safe operation, regulatory compliance, operational efficiency, and maximum value creation

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience and compentencies

  • Bachelor of Science or Applied Science
  • Minimum 8 years of mine operation and technical experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a leadership role
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of key business drivers for gold mining 
  • Able to inspire, mentor, and grow Technical Services Heads of Department and high potential employees
  • Have strong communication and people skills
  • Able to listen
  • Be open and able to lead change 
  • Be focused, clear, and decisive 
  • Able to impact and influence in order to gain the alignment of the Musselwhite Mine Management and Technical Services Department


The work schedule for this position is 4 on, 3 days off, working at the Fly-In/ Fly-out Musselwhite Mine location from Thunder Bay, ON.


How to apply
Applications close on May 28, 2020.  Please enter Requistion ID 2684 to submit your application at jobs.newmont.com.

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.