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Underground Mine Engineering

Date:  Jan 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

 

This position will be reporting to the Senior Mine Engineer.  The position will be accountable for maintaining the mine schedule to ensure production goals are achieved or exceeded in a cost-effective manner.  Accountable for all aspects of the mine scheduling process from the conceptual stage through detailed weekly plans.  Some aspects of mine planning work including design of driving layouts and stope plans may be required.

Purpose

 

Help provide focus from the scheduling and planning group to achieve and surpass the mine’s safety and production targets and to add value to the operation.  This position will work closely with the short and mid-term planning teams as well as the operational group to ensure safety and production goals can be achieved and sustained.
    
Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Align with Fatality Risk Management protocols at all Newmont sites
  • Be proactive with respect to safety and  by incorporating best industry practices into mine designs and schedules. 
  • Ensure regulatory and inter-company procedural compliance.
  • Help ensure the planning group works safely, striving to achieve zero harm to people and property.

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.

 

Mine Planning, Scheduling and Mine Design

  • Become proficient with cadence of mine scheduling tasks, with particular focus on the weekly and monthly timeframes.
  • Schedule and review mine planning and mine design to increase value to operation.
  • Optimize production through mine designs and production scheduling.
  • Provide guidance to operating departments to maximize production, plan their activities and accurately measure key mining parameters.
  • Carry out regular field visits of upcoming work sites with the Mine Operations team in order to make efficient plans and schedules.
  • Assist mine planning teams with economic analyses for designated ore zones to optimize margins.
  • Periodically create short term layouts as required to support the mine planning team.


Strategic Planning

  • Maintaining, reporting and monitoring of production statistics and performance to ensure the property’s goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Participate in strategic planning at the departmental level, providing input on areas to increase value and optimize use of resources.
  • Identify infrastructure planning needs in order to meet the strategic mine plan.
     

Training & Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or equivalent.
  • Is registered or able to register as a Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training in the Province of Ontario and maintain good standing.
  • 3 or more years of mine engineering experience would be an asset but not required
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of U/G longhole mining methods
  • Strong Deswik Skills – (CAD, IS and Scheduler)
  • Have strong communication and people skills.  
  • Be focused, clear, and decisive.  
  • Able to impact and influence in order to gain the alignment of the Technical Services team  and operations.
  • Ability to effectively establish priorities to ensure scheduling deadlines are met with a high level of accuracy.

Working Conditions

  • This position is located in Timmins, ON
  • Work schedule 4x3

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 a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, 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 prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.  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.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.