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Mine Technical Services Superintendent- Hoyle

Date:  Jul 17, 2021
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 Technical Services Superintendent leads a multi-disciplinary team of mine technical and geological staff.


The following positions report to the Technical Services Superintendent:

  • Mine Engineering Supervisor /Senior Mine Engineer – Short-Term Planning
  • Mine Engineering Supervisor /Senior Mine Engineer – Mid-Term Planning
  • Senior Mine Geologist

Purpose

 

Accountable for the delivery of realistic and reliable mining plans by managing all production geology and mine engineering activities at the mine site, for safe work methods and procedures for all members of the department, for the pursuit of continuous improvement opportunities of mine operations and for the management of site specific technical services workforce and budget.

Essential Duties

 

  • Design, implementation and review of applicable systems, standards and procedures to manage all Mine Engineering and Production Geology functions
  • Reporting of performance statistics, statutory requirements and Full Potential (continuous improvement) initiatives


Short-Term Planning

  • Scheduling and tracking of all relevant mining activities for 0-3 months
  • Planning and design of all relevant mining activities
  • Operations progress and Spatial Compliance tracking
  • Surveying, Ventilation, Field inspections and Stope reconciliation


Mid-Term Planning

  • Planning and design of conceptual mining plans and associated activities
  • Scheduling and tracking of all conceptual mining activities for 3-24 months
  • Production forecasting
  • Contributing to annual mine budget process
  • Planning, construction and monitoring of mine infrastructure (water, backfill, ventilation, compressed air, power distribution etc)


Long-Term Planning

  • Collaboration with Corporate Long-term Planning group related to preparation of annual Mine Reserves for mine operations and Life-Of-Mine planning of mine operations
  • Support annual strategic business planning process and capital works planning


Production Geology

  • Planning, design and coordination of DDH activities to support mine planning
  • Short-term blockmodel estimation
  • Underground mapping, sampling and Grade control of mine production areas
  • Monthly and annual Ore production reconciliation
  • Sample assays and database management


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mining Engineering, Geology or equivalent discipline related experience for the position.
  • 10-15 years experience in Mine Engineering, Mine Operations and/or Mine Geology, preferably in underground mining environment
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a supervisory role with exposure to senior supervisory roles and duties.
  • Able to read engineering plans with a good understanding of ground control, mine planning and geology
  • Good knowledge of narrow vein and long-hole mining techniques. 
  • Good working knowledge of underground mining procedures and maintenance requirements.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Good financial knowledge and skills.
  • High learning agility.

Working Conditions

 

  • This position is located at Hoyle Pond, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 5x2 schedule.  As such, if you do not live near the site, we will require you to relocate.

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.