Geological Technician

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  • Post Date: February 25, 2021
Job Description

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 geological technician is part of the technical services – geology team. The incumbent assists in the identification and control of ore grade in the development of mineralized zones and on worksites.



  • Provide technical assistance in the identification and control of ore grade
  • Participate in mapping and conduct daily geological inspections of underground excavation sites
  • Participate in ground inspections in development zones and on worksites
  • Assist in worksite reconciliation
  • Map and take samples from work surfaces in mineralized zones
  • Observe work done on production sites and, with the help of the engineering and mining departments, control the nature and quality of ore sent to the plant
  • Conduct geological and structural mapping of lateral underground developments
  • Control the nature and quality of ore sent to the surface
  • Compile daily sampling data in the appropriate databases and draft reports
  • Assist in short-term planning
  • Respect, know and promote company regulations and policies, particularly with regard to health and safety
  • All other related tasks
  • Schedule : 14 days of work followed by 14 days off


  • College diploma in engineering geology/mineral technology
  • Minimum 2 to 3 year’s experience in geology, ideally in underground mining
  • Valid general explosives permit
  • Completed mining modules (F.M.T.M.)
  • Good computer skills, including Vulcan, AutoCad, Promine and MS Office
  • Bilingualism is an asset


  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment
  • Adaptability


Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than March 17th, 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 process.