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EIT - Mine Engineering

Date:  Dec 7, 2022
Location: 

Timmins, 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.

Dimensions

 The successful candidate will report to the Senior Mine Engineering.

Purpose

Provide technical support to Porcupine for various aspects of mine engineering as part of the Technical Services, with a gradual increase in responsibility as competency is demonstrated. Provide an opportunity to learn the mining process in an operational environment. Provide Engineering Interns with exposure to a wide range of technical roles in order to give a solid base to build their careers on within Newmont.
    
Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Promote and adhere to Company safety, environmental and sustainability policies.
  • Be proactive with respect to safety and help design and operate a site that is the safest possible, through input and thoughts shared with others.
  • Encourage a culture of reporting hazards, near misses and incidents.
  • Encourage a positive and all-inclusive work environment.

Essential Duties


Promoting Safety and Sustainability

  • Promote innovation and continuous improvement in safety by reviewing existing engineering designs and implementing new designs.
  • Develop plans and designs for regulatory compliance and compliance to Company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Promote and adhere to Company safety policies.

Exposure to Operations

Understand the operation and limitations of (and provide technical support to) through exposure to:

  • Drilling operations,
  • Loading operations,
  • Mucking, haulage and dumping operations,
  • Overall supply of materials for the operation,
  • Construction activities associated to the mining process, and
  • Implementation of technology to assist mining operation.

Technical Responsibilities 

Provide technical support in the following engineering duties in varying capacities, aligning with the needs of PGM:

  • Surveying duties
  • Ventilation duties (for underground)
  • Drill and blast design duties
  • Planning duties (short-term, mid-term or long range)
  • Scheduling duties
  • Infrastructure design duties
  • Geotechnical duties
  • Backfill duties
  • Waste rock management
  • Project management
  • Mine economics studies and financial management
  • Possible supervision of processes or personnel, when competency demonstrated.
  • Peer to peer work reviews

Training & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or equivalent mining-related engineering degree.
  • Registered as an EIT with Professional Engineers Ontario is preferred or must be eligible for EIT status within Professional Engineers Ontario 
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of mining.  
  • Familiarity with Deswik would be considered an asset (not required)
  • Valid G Driver's license

Working Conditions

This position is located at our Borden Mine site in Chapleau, ON. Relocation is required to Timmins, ON or Chapleau, ON.
The schedule for the position is 4 days on 3 days off.

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.

 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you commence employment with the company.  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.  

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.