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Temporary Production Geology Intern

Date:  Jun 7, 2021

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.



They will be reporting to the Production Geology Supervisor.  Ensure proper guidance to the underground operators and supervisors with regards to grade control and provide support to Mining Department, the Engineering Department and the Minex Department.



Interpret, collect and compile geological information, communicate with and direct underground production crews and provide support for the Mining department, the Engineering department, for underground operations diamond drilling, for reserve/resource calculations and for data management.
Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Accountable for own health and safety performance.
  • Ensures actions will not cause unsafe situations.
  • Wear “Personal Protective Equipment” in the required areas.
  • Be alert and observe, correct and report unsafe conditions.
  • Follows operating procedures, and maintains an interest in safety
  • Promote and maintain an accident free work environment
  • Manage appropriate grade control activities to maximize the short and long term profitability of the operation.
  • Accountable for following all operating procedures, Occupational Health and Safety Act; company policies and comply with all regulatory requirements in order to maintain a safe, clean work environment

Essential Duties



Production Geology

  • Expedite all geological duties in the underground operation, of which the principle role is grade control, which is principally one of data collection and presentation.
  • Give geological support to the underground operation, working closely with the mining supervision and operators.
  • Perform grade control including the sampling and monitoring of mining areas, assay validation, data entry, grade estimation, presentation of results and support to production in the most efficient method for the extraction of both ore and waste. 
  • 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.

Provide Support

  • Provide current geological information and 3D models to the Engineering Department as required for planning purposes
  • Assist in the coordination of underground diamond drill hole programs
  • Assist in the calculation of reserves and resources
  • Identify areas of interest for potential exploration targets.

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

Training & Experience


  • Bachelor of Science in Geology
  • Registration as a Professional Geoscientist or eligibility for such registration would be an asset
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience, some of this should be in an underground mine with exposure to technical computing.
  • Proven leadership capabilities as you will be guiding the production department and making decisions with regards to production activities as required.
  • Innovative and a proven ability to work with others.
  • Focused on results
  • Strong knowledge of mining processes and of company and regulatory safety standards and procedures.

Working Conditions


  • This role is located at Hoyle Pond, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 5x5x4 schedule.
  • This temporary assignment is to cover a maternity leave and is expected to last approximately 14 months.

Please enter Job Number 14589  to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.