Senior Mine Engineer

Date:  Jun 1, 2024
Location: 

Timmins, ON, CA, P0N 1H0

Workplace Type: Hybrid - Remote/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.

Location

Timmins, ON
Surface

Purpose

Provide technical support to the surface operations (including Hollinger and Pamour Open Pits) by developing data driven strategic plans (physicals and associated costs), tracking compliance to plans and assessing the impacts of any variance to plans.
 

Safety and Sustainability Expectations

  • Become familiar with all aspects of the Fatality Risk Management and perform inspections, job and task observations to ensure compliance to Fatality Risk Management safety standards.
  • Be proactive with respect to safety. Report and correct hazards as they are identified.
  • Accountable for own health and safety performance as well as wellbeing of those in the workplace.
  • Conform to the critical control verification process on site.
  • Follow operating procedures, design checklists, Occupational Health and Safety Act; company policies and comply with all regulatory requirements.
  • Actively participate in team safe meetings/discussions providing input based on observations and experience so that designs include mitigation measures/controls for all foreseeable hazards.

Essential Duties

  • Generate the surface operation 3 month to 2 year production plans aligning with the approved budget using Deswik scheduling tools based on data driven production assumptions.
  • Derive headcount and equipment hours required to achieve the forecast to support cost model updates in XERAS, working with technical team cost analyst and the Asset Management teams.
  • Effectively communicate the forecast assumptions, plans, physicals and equipment resources to all stakeholders highlighting the critical tasks to keep the operation on track to meet forecast and align with budget metrics. Include SWOT assessment for forecast.
  • Update monthly, production and equipment metrics (using MineStar data) to identify trends in historic data then advise on trends and demonstrated performance for strategic decision making. 
  • Track compliance to plan for the following purposes:
    • Understand any variance and its impact on the one month and 3 month plans.
    • Identify opportunities to improve performance
    • Identify threats/risks to be mitigated for successful performance.
  • Generate meaningful charts, figures, or graphs of the analyzed data to show identified areas of potential improvement to justify recommendations for a strategy change.
  • Meet regularly with the Mine Engineering Coordinator to discuss short term performance trends and document learnings that can be incorporated into the next forecast.  
  • Analyze spatial and physical compliance data, as well as demonstrated equipment metrics, at the end of each quarter and deliver findings in a Post Mortem presentation.
  • Other supporting tasks as outlined by the Technical Services Superintendent. 

Training & Experience

  • Completion of a post-secondary education program in mine technology/engineering, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the mining industry with 3 years in mine planning.
  • Experience in mine design and scheduling is essential with preference to individuals who have used Deswik.
  • Ability to organize workloads and modify priorities in a dynamic fast-paced continuous production environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to work with others.
  • Strong analytical skills with Excel is required.

Working Conditions

This is a site based position supporting our Timmins operation.

The work schedule is 4 days on 3 days off. As such if you do not live in the area, relocation is required.

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.