Underground Mine Engineering

Date:  Feb 6, 2024
Location: 

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.

Location

Timmins, ON

Dimensions

This position will be reporting to the Senior Mine Engineer.  Accountable for maintaining mine plan and schedule to ensure production goals are achieved or exceeded in a cost-effective manner.  Accountable for all aspects of the mine planning process from the conceptual stage and economics through to driving layouts and stope plans

Purpose

Provide direction and focus from the planning group to help achieve and surpass the mine’s safety and production targets and to add value to the operation.  This position will mentor and motivate a planning team that works effectively and efficiently with other departments.  Conceptual design and production scheduling of mining areas to ensure long term safety and production goals can be achieved and sustained.

Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Align with Fatality Risk Management protocols at all Newmont sites
  • Be proactive with respect to safety and  by incorporating best industry practices into mine designs. 
  • Ensure regulatory and inter-company procedural compliance.
  • Ensure the planning group works safely, striving to achieve zero harm to people and property

Essential Duties

Promoting Safety and Sustainability

  • Promote innovation and continuous improvement in safety by reviewing existing engineering designs and implementing new designs.
  • Develop plans and designs for regulatory compliance and compliance to Company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Promote and adhere to Company safety policies.

Mine Planning, Scheduling and Mine Design

  • Become proficient with monthly cadence of mine scheduling tasks.
  • Schedule and review mine planning and mine design to increase value to operation.
  • Optimize production and minimize dilution through mine designs and production scheduling.
  • Provide guidance to operating departments to maximize production, plan their activities and accurately measure key mining parameters.
  • Oversee planning activities to ensure layouts are safe, effective and on time. 
  • Assist mine planning teams with economic analyses for designated ore zones to optimize margins.
  • Complete stope reconciliations to verify quality and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Create longhole drill designs as required for the mine plan to support the mine planning team.

Strategic Planning

  • Maintaining, reporting and monitoring of production statistics and performance to ensure the property’s goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Participate in strategic planning at the departmental level, providing input on areas to increase value and optimize use of resources.
  • Infrastructure planning in order to meet the strategic mine plan.

Training & Experience

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and in good standing order with PEO, or equivalent in other jurisdictions.
  • A Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or equivalent engineering degree.
  • 3 -5 years of mine  engineering experience. Would be an asset but not required
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of U/G longhole mining method
  • Strong Deswik Skills – (CAD, IS and Scheduler)
  • Able to mentor and motivate the planning team.  
  • Have strong communication and people skills.  
  • Be focused, clear, and decisive.  
  • Able to impact and influence in order to gain the alignment of the Technical Services team  and operations.
  • Ability to effectively establish priorities and help to align upcoming work to planning staff.

Working Conditions

This is a site based position in Timmins, ON

The schedule is 4 days on 3 days off

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.