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Energy Program Specialist

Date:  Jan 5, 2021

Thunderbay, 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.

Energy Program Specialist

Musselwhite Mine


The Energy Program Specialist will develop a sustainable Energy Management Program for the Musselwhite operations and develop a continuous improvement culture aligned with energy objectives.


  • Engage in strategic planning and providing guidance and leadership to the mining operations to ensure the Energy Management Plan is aligned with mines and processing facility.  
  • Facilitate the analysis of energy consumption in a fashion to provide guidance to operations on energy conservation and cost avoidance. 
  • Coordinate the creation of project teams, aligned with the Full Potential Program to adequately address the high priority energy management opportunities. 
  • Lead the teams to ensure the baselines are established and results are measured, monitored, communicated and controlled.
  • Report on and respond to Federal, Provincial, Corporate and Site energy analysis and reporting requirements, i.e. The IESO - NIER Program.
  • Promote the use of standard procedures and policies and encourage the development of improved procedures, guidelines and standards.
  • Update project databases and business systems to improve their accuracy and efficiency of use in decision making.
  • Leads project teams by clearly defining expectations of the mining staff’s roles and responsibilities.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate teams to achieve energy management targets.
  • Lead by example and ensure the teams are living the Newmont values.
  • Ensure compliance of company policies and procedures.
  • Develop, monitor and determine energy budgeted/cost estimates.
  • Works with and interacts well with other groups, such as Operations, Maintenance, Environmental, H&S, Human Resources, External Relations and Technical Services.
  • Continually investigate and implement ways to improve the energy efficiency of the mines and process plants.
  • Ensure compliance with all provincial and federal laws for safety, employment and environment.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business systems or engineering technology, operations management or a related field with application to our mining, processing, and resource-based business.
  • Professional designation as a certified engineering technician, Certified Energy Manager or licensed Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario.
  • If the incumbent is not a Certified Energy Manager, as designated by the province of Ontario, the candidate agrees to certify as such in the first 6 months of employment with training provided by sites and the Province of Ontario.
  • Keen business sense toward maximizing cash flow, maximizing net asset value, minimizing unit costs, and maximizing earnings.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

The work schedule for this position is 14 days on 14 days off, work 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.