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Technical Services Manager

Date:  Jul 24, 2021

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.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?

The Technical Services Manager is responsible for the management of key technical functions to support mine site operations.

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:

  • 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

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!

  • 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

Working conditions and location

Where you will be located!

  • This position will be based in Thunder Bay, ON.  Preferred work schedule for this position is 4 days on, 3 days off, working at the Fly-In/ Fly-Out Musselwhite Mine location.
  • Relocation assistance available for the successful candidate

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.