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Manager, Mechanical/Piping Engineering

Date:  Jan 6, 2021
Location: 

Vancouver, BC, 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.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?

Reporting to the Senior Director – Project Engineering, the Manager for Mechanical/Piping Engineering is responsible for ensuring that Major and Mega Projects within Newmont advance in accordance with standard methodology, appropriate technical rigour and sound application of innovation with respect to mechanical and piping engineering to improve partner value.
Improves project value across the portfolio by ensuring that mechanical and piping engineering designs are developed considering safety through design, energy and water efficiency and standardization.
Works with project teams and internal partners to communicate and implement lessons learned and standardization opportunities across projects.
Supports project teams with mechanical/piping designs, checks and reviews.

Acts as liaison with internal partners such as: VA team, SME team, Asset Management team, Full Potential team, Joint venture technical teams, project control/reporting team and Investment Committee members.
 

Your role will consist of

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:

  • We support projects in all stages of execution as well as M&A activities, operations, regional project teams and closure. May take direct role in studies and projects as business needs arise. (10%)
  • We develope standards, processes, systems and procedures to meet Newmont global project requirements. Audits and confirms Projects are adhering to Newmont’s Project Engineering Mentorship, or variance requests have been approved. (10%)
  • We manage, support and confirm completion of Newmont Stage Gate requirements for Stage work, Gate peer reviews, application of opportunity and risk assessment practices, and use of Value Improving practices. Supports ongoing development and improvement of the Stage Gate Process. (15%)
  • We provide subject matter expertise (SME) in mechanical/piping engineering in support of capital projects across all stages, as well as operations and closure. (40%)
  • We lead, manage and/or support technical and peer reviews (including risk and hazard reviews) for mechanical/piping engineering, and confirms reviews are applied consistently across Newmont projects. (15%)
  • We foster open teamwork between project teams and partners, corporate SMEs, External SMEs, EPCM teams and operations to deliver value across the project lifecycle. (10%)

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

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!
Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related technical field as a minimum requirement, such as Mechanical Engineering or Process Engineering.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer with APEGBC or similar licensing body.
  • Post-Graduate degree in engineering or business would be an asset.

Experience:

  • 15+ years’ related experience in mechanical/piping engineering.
  • Engineering design for medium to large projects working for engineering services company type experience is helpful.
  • Mining, construction, utilities or other heavy validated experience is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and demonstrated leadership skills in the management of technical people and sophisticated projects.
  • Familiarity with process engineering workflows including design criteria, process flow diagrams, P&ID drawings, capital and operating cost estimates.
  • Strong problem-solving and statistical analysis capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical results in a logical, presentable manner.
  • Consistent track record to effectively manage a sophisticated project with diverse partners.
  • Shown capacity to produce results through influence and persuasion.
  • Strong digital literacy in basic programs (i.e. Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word) required.
     

Working conditions and location

Where you will be located!

  • The position is located in the Vancouver, B.C. office.
  • Position may be required to travel to, and assist other domestic and international sites.
     

Please enter Job Number 8534 to submit your online application (http://www.newmontgoldcorp.com/jobs).  
Please ensure that you attach your resume as part of your online application. At this time, we are not accepting candidates referred by recruitment agencies.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.