Co-op Mine Engineering Student

Date:  Nov 30, 2023

South Porcupine, ON, CA, P0N 1H0

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.


Timmins, ON

Open Pit


Provide technical support to Porcupine for direction and support to the surface mining operations group to help achieve and surpass the mine’s safety and production targets and to add value to the operation. 

Assist with various aspects of mine engineering as part of the Technical Services. Provide an opportunity to learn the surface mining process in an operational environment.  


Safety & Sustainability Expectations 

  • Promote and adhere to Company safety, environmental and sustainability policies. 
  • Be proactive with respect to safety and help design and operate a site that is the safest possible, through input and thoughts shared with others. 
  • Encourage a culture of reporting hazards, near misses and incidents. 
  • Encourage a positive and all-inclusive work environment. 

Essential Duties

Promoting Safety and Sustainability 

  • Promote innovation and continuous improvement in safety by reviewing existing engineering designs and implementing new designs. 
  • Develop plans and designs for regulatory compliance and compliance to Company policies, procedures and standards. 
  • Promote and adhere to Company safety policies. 


Exposure to Surface Mining Operations 

Understand the operation and limitations of (and provide technical support to) through exposure to: 

  • Drilling operations, 
  • Blasting operations, 
  • Loading operations, 
  • Material management, including overburden removal, haulage, dump management and mill feed. 


Technical Responsibilities  

Provide technical support in the following engineering duties in varying capacities, aligning with the needs of PGM: 

  • Drill and blast design and post-blast duties 
  • Planning duties (short-term or mid-term) 
  • Waste dump management 
  • Project management 
  • Surveying duties 
  • Peer to peer work reviews 

Training & Experience


  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or equivalent mining-related engineering degree.
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of surface mining.  
  • Familiarity with Deswik would be considered an asset (not required)
  • Registered Ontario common core modules U0, 1, 2 and 12 would be considered an asset (not required)

Working Conditions

This is a site based position located in Timmins, ON
Must be available for January start.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.