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Senior Mine Engineer MT

Date:  Nov 21, 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

 

 This position will ensure regulatory and inter-company procedural compliance and will generate competent, workable and safe mine designs and plans and measure performance and effectiveness of existing designs and systems.  This position will ensure the engineering department works safely, striving to achieve zero harm to people and property. They will be reporting to the Mine Technical Services Superintendent.

Purpose

 

To provide clarity and focus for the engineering group to achieve and surpass the mine’s safety and production targets and to add value to the operation.  Develop high confidence mine plans based on historical performance.  To grow the people in the engineering group through performance review, training, guidance, and mentoring to reach their maximum potential

Essential Duties

 

Promoting Safety and Sustainability

  • Align with Fatality Risk Management protocols at all sites
  • Promote innovation and continuous improvement in safety by reviewing existing engineering designs and new designs
  • Review plans and designs for regulatory compliance and compliance to Company policies, procedures and standards
  • Promote and adhere to Company environmental and sustainability policies 

 

Mine Planning and Mine Design

  • Complete and review mid-term mine planning and mine design to increase value to operation
  • Develop budget mine plan and support company business planning exercise
  • Develop high confidence quarterly forecasts to support mine production 
  • Optimize grade control and minimize dilution through effective incorporation of geological data and tasks in mine plan
  • Liaise with Geotech team and incorporate guidance into mine plan
  • Provide guidance to operating departments to maximize production, plan their activities and accurately measure key mining parameters
  • Manage consultants and contractors on engineering projects

 

Strategic Planning

  • Maintaining, reporting and monitoring of production statistics and performance to ensure the property’s goals and objectives are achieved
  • Participate in Business Planning exercise at the senior management level, providing guidance on LOM options to increase value and optimize use of resources
  • Provide support to exploration teams to ensure targets appropriately scheduled and incorporated into the mine plan
  • Support reserve and resource calculations as required by the corporation

Training & Experience

 

  • A Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • A minimum 5-7 years of mine operation and engineering experience 
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a leadership role
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of key business drivers for gold mining
  • Strong Deswik skills
  • Strong understanding of geologic influence on mine plan confidence
  • Preference for Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and in good standing order with PEO, or equivalent in other jurisdictions 
  • Have strong communication and people skills
  • Be focused, clear and decisive
  • Able to impact and influence in order to gain the alignment of the engineering and operating teams
  • Ability to effectively establish priorities and accordingly delegate work to engineering staff

Working Conditions

 

  • This position is located at Hoyle, part of Newmont's Porcupine Mine Site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 4x3 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.

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.