Open Pit Labourer

Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Timmins, ON, CA, P0N 1H0

Workplace Type: Onsite 

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.



This position reports to the Open Pit Supervisor at the Dome Mine site.



To support the shifter in different auxiliary labour work to ensure the operation goes smoothly.

Essential Duties


  • Perform clean up, general pit duties and operation of tandem water truck to service drills.
  • Transport Drillers to their work site/drill. 
  • Stock drills with bits, pickets, bags, tags, and casings. 
  • Bring old and/or damaged bits and hammers to C-can for pick up. 
  • Stock pickup truck with supplies required for the remainder of the day.
  • Spend 2-3 hours cutting and bagging casings for the shift/cross-shift.
  • Perform rounds to each drill throughout the day, restocking as needed.
  • Change hammers and bits for drillers when needed.
  • Perform 2-3 sample runs per shift.
  • Sample, tape, and case drilled holes in non-restricted.
  • Run errands as requested by the Drillers, Supervisors and Operation and D&B coordinator.
  • Stock the lunchroom with water, paperwork, supplies and tidy as needed.
  • Communicate stock shortages to Drill Blast Supervisor (casings, shackles, bottles, pickets, etc).
  • Transport drillers to and from the lunchroom.
  • Restock drills for cross-shift.
  • Clean and refuel pickup truck. 
  • Assist in changing bits. 
  • Assist in cleaning of shovel and drill tracks.
  • Duties are not limited to those listed above and may vary by shift.

Training & Experience


  • Minimum Secondary School Diploma
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Be technically competent
  • Willing to learn

Working Conditions


This position is located at Dome, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near 
Timmins, ON.

In this role, you will work a 5x5x4 schedule.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

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.