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  • Post Date: February 13, 2023
Job Description

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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.

The Blaster is part of the mining operations team. He/She ensures the smooth flow of production loading zones.


  • Load blast holes and fire shots
  • Drill the blast holes according to the plans and specifications
  • Clean up his; her workplace and perform basic maintenance of equipment
  • Participate in the deployment of water, air and ventilation utilities
  • Ensure compliance with the health and safety rules regarding the position
  • Perform his/her tasks according to the Company’s standards
  • Complete any tasks related to the performance of his duties


  • Have at least 5 to 10 years’ experience on MacLean and Jumbo bolters
  • Have abilities and experience to operate the boom drill (bolting and drilling)
  • DEP (diploma of vocational education) in ore extraction
  • Have the mine worker modular training card
  • Hold a general explosives permit
  • Have a valid driver’s licence
  • Bilingual (an advantage)
  • Be accredited by the Éléonore Training Department


  • Adaptability
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a remote location and in a multicultural environment


  • Schedule: 14 days of work followed by 14 days off
  • Eleonore mine site

Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than February 10, 2023.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview.

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.

Conformément aux valeurs de sécurité et de responsabilité de Newmont, nous pensons que la vaccination contre le COVID-19 est un outil essentiel pour lutter contre cette pandémie et protéger la santé et la sécurité de la main-d’oeuvre de Newmont et des communautés dans lesquelles nous travaillons et vivons. Par conséquent, si vous recevez une offre d’emploi pour ce poste, il vous sera demandé de fournir une déclaration confirmant que vous êtes entièrement vacciné contre le COVID-19 avant la date prévue de votre entrée en fonction, et il pourra également vous être demandé de fournir une preuve de vaccination avant la date prévue de votre entrée en fonction, ou à une date ultérieure à la demande de Newmont. Newmont examinera les demandes individuelles d’exemption/accommodement raisonnable des candidats qui ne peuvent pas être entièrement vaccinés pour des raisons médicales ou pour d’autres motifs protégés par la législation applicable en matière de droits de l’homme.