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Mine Superintendent, Midnite Mine

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Spokane, WA, US, 99129

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation


Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.



  • Are you passionate about the environment?
  • Do you want to work in an inclusive global company?
  • Would you like to directly supervise Mine General Foremen, Mine Engineers, and indirectly lead Mine Foremen, non-exempt employees, and contractor personnel?


This role is responsible for leading all reverse mining related activities, mine plans, equipment, mining costs, and related project infrastructure.

Essential Duties


Mine Operations Management

  • Develop, review and approve mine plans (short and long-term).
  • Work closely with Engineering, HSLP, and contractors to ensure best practices and optimal production.
  • Manage contractors for Construction, Maintenance, and compliance.
  • Monitor and control operational costs.
  • Ensure compliance with State and Federal laws.
  • Work closely with QA/QC and regulators to insure compliance.
  • Assist with hiring, training, disciplinary, mentoring, line-of-progression, and other personnel-related actions.
  • Oversee meetings and training in for all levels of operations and maintenance and other key personnel.

Maintenance Planning/Scheduling

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to the maintenance contractor to meet objectives and goals.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures that result in optimum effectiveness, productivity and operating cost.
  • Take responsibility for the achievement of the plans and goals.
  • Ensure all equipment is properly maintained.
  • Review and maintain Mine Maintenance reports.

Financial Management

  • Ensure capital expenditure will be within set target ranges, adjusted for changes in planning assumptions and decisions.
  • Approve purchases and expenditure within the delegated limits of authority.

Project Management

  • Promote projects and programs that provide continuous improvement in the areas of safety, environment, production and efficiency.
  • Lead development projects, including controlling and directing project status.

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Follow all HSLP, Environment and Social Responsibility requirements under Newmont Goldcorp’s Integrated Management System, vision and values.
  • Conduct and complete incident / accident investigations and take corrective action to prevent injury and/or re-occurrence.


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


Training & Experience

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and twelve (12) years mining experience or seventeen (17) years mining experience.

Advanced Knowledge of:

  • Operations and Maintenance principles and industry standards.
  • The work management process.
  • Planning and scheduling.
  • Operations, Projects, and Maintenance management.


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in mining operations and maintenance (ideally at General Foreman level).
  • Experience running a budget and resources for a complex department.
  • Previous experience managing Construction and Development projects with positive results.
  • Minimum of 20 years’ management and supervisory experience, leading a large group of diverse employees, both staff, hourly-paid and contractors.

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced Construction, Mine Planning, and Engineering experience.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), MS Project and SAP.
  • Advanced information monitoring and management skills.
  • Advanced planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
  • Conflict management and influencing skills.
Working Conditions
  • Based at the Midnite Mine in Wellpinit, WA.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to be in the field and sit at a desk for periods, climb stairs, walk and stand.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the office work environment is minimal. Occasional exposure to noise, fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc.
  • Protective equipment (PPE): Work requires mandatory PPE such as helmet, safety glasses or goggles, high visible clothing, safety harness, ear plugs and dust mask according to the work environment.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of requirements to successfully perform essential functions of this job.



To learn more about Newmont visit us at:

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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