Drill and Blast Engineer Timmins ON CA Canada Job at Newmont


Drill and Blast Engineer Timmins ON CA Canada

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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.


Purpose

 



The Drill & Blast Engineer will be well-rounded in UG Mine design and operations. The Drill & Blast Engineer will be responsible for the design and monitoring of efficient and safe mining practices involving drilling & blasting in operations and technical services.


Essential Duties

 



Safety & Sustainability:




  • Become familiar with all aspects of the Fatality Risk Management.

  • Be proactive with respect to safety and help design and operate a site that is the safest possible, through input and thoughts shared with others.

  • Conform to the critical control verification process on site

  • Attain triple zero, both individually and collectively within the pit and underground engineering group.

  • Identify substandard conditions and practices, during pit and underground tours, and take appropriate corrective action.



 



Key Responsibilities:



 



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 health, safety and environmental policies



 



Drill and Blast Management




  • Responsible for pursuing continuous improvement of established drill and blast practices on-site by optimizing drill patterns, exploring new explosive options, monitoring and reinforcing drill and blast QAQC

  • Develop cadence for Vibration data collection and analysis

  • Development of Drill & Blast designs in collaboration with short term mine planning team, Geotech team and geology team.

  • Responsible for maintaining Stope Reconciliation Database with the view of using data to inform improvement practices

  • Identify and track key performance indicators to drive improvement of dilution performance and stope recovery performance



 



Leadership Responsibilities:




  • Interacts with department heads, technical services staff, contractors and other company personnel as required

  • Requires good communication skills in order to align Operations and Technical Services personnel on drilling, blasting, planning and scheduling issues.

     



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


Training & Experience

 




  • Degree in Mine Engineering (or equivalent) with eligibility for P.Eng. registration with the PEO

  • Four years Mine Engineering experience preferably with strong drill and blast optimization exposure

  • Previous leadership role would be an asset, not requirement.

  • Moderate to Advanced skills in Deswik.  Ability to visualize and work in 3-D. 

  • Ability to organize workloads and modify priorities in a dynamic fast-paced continuous production environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

  • Technical Knowledge/expertise

  • Judgment & Business Savvy



 


Working Conditions

 




  • This position is located at our Porcupine mine site located near Timmins, ON.

  • In this role, you will work Monday through Friday.  As such, if you do not live near the area, we will require relocation.


Please enter Job Number 8937  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.  



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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.



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