Reliability Engineer or Advisor

Date:  May 18, 2023

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.


Your Role

Reliability Engineer/Advisor Mobile

This role can be based remotely from USA or Canada.


Technical Services provides global support to Newmont and its operating businesses across a range of specialized technical functions. Within Technical Services, the Asset Management (AM) function will be responsible for creating and implementing effective global asset strategies, delivering efficient asset planning and strategic insights to drive exceptional global asset performance across Newmont’s portfolio.  It aims to ensure that Newmont’s asset management processes and capabilities are a source of sustainable and considerable competitive advantage for Newmont. This is achieved by focusing on business process standardization, proactive collaboration, competency and capability development, maintenance and reliability practices, relevant global productivity metrics and targeted value-adding asset lifecycle cost improvements. The AM function is focused on delivering value aligned with our philosophy of continuous improvement and rapid replication.

The Asset Management Operating Support Network (AM OSN) will provide subject matter expert (SME) and engineering support for global programs, such as Full Potential, Operate for Reliability (O4R), defect elimination, electrical integrity, structural integrity and root cause analysis. The Reliability Engineer/Advisor - Mobile is responsible for implementing a culture of reliability across the mobile fleets in the Newmont portfolio. The Reliability Engineer/Advisor will work closely with the Strategies and Budget Planners to ensure strategies in SAP and budgets in AMT are reflective of the latest analysis.  

Key outcomes include:

  • Ensure mobile AM site and central teams are supported to make key maintenance decisions through best-in-class asset strategies, life cycle cost modelling, and execution of reliability principles
  • Deliver insights into equipment reliability, risk mitigation, operate for reliability, and loss prevention initiatives
  • Execute reliability programs across Newmont’s mobile AM function including defect elimination and operate for reliability
  • Support the establishment of Global focused Asset Management technical trend through leadership both internally and externally
  • Communicate AM and reliability best practices and technical vision across Newmont’s portfolio

Essential Duties

Safety and Health

  • Demonstrate proactive leadership in achieving a global Newmont culture of safety and health, and Newmont Values
  • Actively promote Newmont’s safety standards and improvement initiatives

Lead and oversee Life Cycle Cost Modelling and Asset Strategies

  • Develop Life Cycle Cost profiles and finalize Life Cycle Cost Models to evaluate different scenarios and provide recommendations on decisions regarding asset design, purchase, maintenance and replacement
  • Collaborate with capital projects teams regarding Design for Reliability, Operability and Maintainability (DROM), and Operational Readiness
  • Review and optimize asset strategies using detailed RCM or PMO methodologies
  • Collaborate with AM Strategic Planning group to determine asset criticality and prioritize strategy development, implementation and or changes

Deliver best practices for reliability initiatives at Newmont

  • Collaborate with Operations(OSN Mining) to support O4R programs
  • Own mobile AM Defect Elimination program, ensuring reliability and defect elimination principles are ingrained across the AM value chain
  • Categorize Defects and create actionable opportunities with appropriate owners

Training & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent mining industry experience (note: due to rules and legalities only qualified engineers may use Engineer in their job title. Advisor title is for equivalent experienced maintenance professionals)
  • ERP and Fleet Management systems experience desirable
  • Strong understanding of reliability principles and data driven insights
  • Previous leadership role is desirable



  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in heavy mobile equipment industries
  • Experience in utilizing data insights and analysis to drive key business and improvement decisions
  • Experience with manual and computerized maintenance planning systems
  • Experience with change, communication and knowledge management methodologies
  • Experience in implementing Asset Management principles and best practices
  • Experience in Work Management principles and best practices


Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive performance improvement initiatives in a complex and global organization
  • Ability to quickly assess information to diagnose problems and opportunities, with a track record of strong professional judgement and critical thinking
  • Ability to manage tasks both in-person and virtually
  • Ability to influence stakeholders across different functions and levels of management


Working Conditions

  • Position is a remote (work from home) and must have reliable Internet
  • Position may be required to travel domestically and internationally
  • Flexible hours required to accommodate global nature of work

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!

Please enter Job Number 27979 to submit your online application (  
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.

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.