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Graduate Development Program, Mine Engineering

Date:  Aug 4, 2022

Thunder Bay, 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.

Graduate Development Program

Musselwhite Mine

We are seeking a motivated recent graduate to join our Musselwhite Team on 1-year contract.  This role will report to the Engineering Supervisors in the Technical Services Team working through various capacities including surveying, ventilation, ground control, planning, and operations planning. 


  • Adhere to safety best practices as outlined by department and site policies and procedures
  • Produce development, stoping and drill and blast designs following engineering best practices and standards
  • Produce and Analyze CMS data with respect to controlling stope dilution
  • Track and analyze results and make recommendations for improvements to designs, and maintain a drill/blast database and provide information for month end reporting
  • Work closely with the Mine Department to ensure practicality of designs
  • Liaise with Ventilation Technicians and/or Rock Mechanic Engineers to determine ventilation, ground support requirements and stope sizing/sequencing
  • Facilitate conceptual meetings for pending mine designs


  • B.Sc. degree or Technical Diploma, in Mining Engineering preferred
  • Recent Graduate
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, listening)
  • Proficiency with mine planning computer software (Deswik, Vulcan, and Microsoft Office)
  • Willingness and capability to work in and adapt to a fast paced production oriented setting
  • Ability to positively interact with co-workers and team members
  • Ability to work within a diverse mix of cultures and a dynamic environment

Working Conditions

  • The work schedule for this position is 14 on, 14 days off, working 12-hour days.

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. 


This position is based at Newmont’s Musselwhite mine site, which is a fly-in/fly-out operation.  Pursuant to the Government of Canada’s vaccine requirement for travel, COVID-19 vaccination is required for all travelers departing from Canadian airports, which includes flights to/from Newmont’s Musselwhite mine site, subject only to some very limited exemptions.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or confirming that you have an exemption from the Government of Canada’s vaccine requirement for travel, prior to your anticipated start date.  Further, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination or exemption status prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.