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Production Geology

Date:  Nov 25, 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 reports directly to the Production Geology Supervisor.

Purpose

 

Interpret, collect and compile geological information; communicate with and direct underground production crews. Provide support for the Mining Department, the Engineering department, for underground operations diamond drilling, for reserve/resource calculations and for data management.

Essential Duties

 

  • Expedite all geological duties in the underground operation including; mapping of face, back, and walls, face and back chip sampling, grab sampling, and visiting active long hole stopes to produce stope reports
  • Give geological support to the underground operation, working closely with the mining supervision and operators
  • Provide direction for excavation to the mine operations development group
  • Assay validation, data entry, grade estimation, presentation of results and support to production
  • Maintaining of data bases for production and reconciliation purposes
  • Advice is given freely on ground control and other geologically related issues
  • Continual improvement of existing processes in both grade and ground control

Training & Experience

 

  • B.Sc. in Geology or equivalent
  • Registration as a Professional Geoscientist or eligibility for such registration is an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the underground mining environment proven leadership capabilities as you will be guiding the production department and making decisions with regards to production activities as required

Working Conditions

 

This job is a site-based position at Hoyle Pond, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Timmins, ON. 

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.