Drill and Blast Mining Engineer

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  • Post Date: September 27, 2021
Job Description

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 Reporting to the Mining Engineering Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for the stope design related to long hole drilling and blasting activities. He or she also carries out field inspections, plan layouts, data compilation and participates in the decision-making process. 


  • To ensure a follow-up of the different active workplaces specific to drilling and blasting. 
  • Review and approve the drilling, blasting and mucking plans as well as the design of the various barricades 
  • Promote best drilling and blasting practices are followed in order to control dilution and maximize mining recovery during stope extraction. 
  • Perform stope performance analyses. 
  • Conduct and report drilling and loading quality control underground visits 
  • Lead drill & blast continuous improvement projects 
  • Respect, know and promote the company’s regulations and policies, particularly in the area of health and safety. 
  • All tasks related to the performance of his/her duties. 
  • Schedule : 14 days of work followed by 14 days off 


  • Bachelors Degree in Mining Engineering 
  • Between 3 to 5 years’ pertinent experience in an underground mine 
  • Practical experience in drill & blast considered an asset 
  • Valid explosives permit 
  • Mining modules (F.M.T.M. 1 to 5, and 7) 
  • Strong computer skills, including Deswik and Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Bilingualism is an asset (English and French) 


  • Organizational skills 
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems 
  • Ability to work in a remote location and in a multicultural environment 
  • Adaptability 

Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at www.newmont.com no later than October 15th, 2021. 

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 proc