Maintenance Engineer

Date:  Nov 10, 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.




The Senior Maintenance Engineer/Advisor is a site based role that reports centrally, and is responsible for supporting site teams with subject matter expertise and support in rolling out recommendations from Reliability Engineers and specialized global programs including Hydrocarbon Management and Asset Integrity.



  • Provide direct management of team of Maintenance Engineers/Advisors 
  • Provide support to site AM teams with technical maintenance engineering/advising needs including facilitating and overseeing technical inspections, managing technical vendors on sites, and providing guidance to scope out complex maintenance work
  • Support and drive site implementation of best practices and standards developed by Reliability Engineers and subject matter expert groups within the AM OSN including Hydrocarbon Management and Asset Integrity
  • Communicate global AM best practices and technical vision at a site level

Essential Duties


Safety and Health

  • Demonstrate proactive leadership in achieving a global Newmont culture of safety and health 
  • Actively promote Newmont’s safety standards and improvement initiatives

Support site AM teams with technical engineering expertise

  • Implement solutions for gaps or challenges faced by site AM teams relating to maintenance engineering support
  • Ensure all site AM teams are supported with best-in-class technical support when planning complex tasks, selecting and managing technical vendors, and conducting inspections
  • Providing training of site personnel, including site based maintenance engineers to support Asset Management programs including hydrocarbon management and condition monitoring 
  • Support shared learning from inspections and root cause analysis investigations at site 
  • Support site teams in identifying and prioritizing top issues through data and technical expertise

Ensure governance and successful execution of AM OSN programs on sites 

  • Identify and mitigate challenges relating to execution and governance of global reliability engineering, hydrocarbon management, and asset integrity programs and recommendations 
  • Act as a regional/global champion for Asset Management programs 

Support talent management for Maintenance Engineers

  • Provide input into and implement global talent management strategy and pipeline for maintenance engineers including identifying and addressing training needs
  • Provide coaching, mentorship, and development for maintenance engineering direct reports

Training & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a technical diploma, or equivalent industry experience
  • ERP system experience desirable
  • Understanding of reliability principles and data driven insights 



  • Minimum 8 years of experience in heavy industry
  • Experience with manual and computerized maintenance planning systems
  • Experience with change, communication and knowledge management methodologies
  • Experience in implementing Asset Management principles and best practices across multiple sites
  • Experience using analytical tools and processes that improve Asset Management performance, reliability and safety, reducing operating costs and maximizing return on assets 
  • Experience with root cause analysis of production loss and development of successful solutions to reduce losses
  • Experience facilitating statutory / regulatory requirements


Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive performance improvement initiatives in a complex and global organization
  • Demonstrated leadership through direct or indirect supervisory positions 
  • An ability to quickly assess information to diagnose problems and opportunities, with a track record of strong professional judgement and critical thinking 
  • An ability to manage tasks both in-person and virtually
  • Ability to manage and influence stakeholders across different functions and between site and central teams  
  • Demonstrated ability to create data-driven business decisions
  • The ability to work flexibly to meet the frequent out of normal office hours requirements of leading a globally diverse team 

Working Conditions

  • Position may be office based or hybrid  
  • Position may be required to travel domestically and internationally
  • Flexible hours required to accommodate global nature of work

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!

Please enter Job Number 29050 to submit your online application (  
Please ensure that you attach your resume as part of your online application. At this time, we are not accepting candidates referred by recruitment agencies.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required or recommended for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries.  If you are offered this position and the position entails international travel, you will need to comply with these requirements.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  Newmont may update its vaccination requirements, at any time, in its sole discretion.