Geology Technician – Production Ref.: 28446

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  • Post Date: May 1, 2023
Job Description

Geology Technician – Production  Réf. : 28446 

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. 

ABOUT THIS ROLE 

The geology 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. 

KEY RESPONSABILITIES INCLUDE: 

  • 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 

YOUR TRAINING, SKILLS & EXPÉRIENCE CHECK LIST: 

Training & Experience 

  • 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 (French and English) is an asset 

Skills & Competencies 

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

YOUR WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • Schedule : 14 days of work followed by 14 days off 
  • Eleonore mine site (Fly-in, Fly-out) 

Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at www.newmont.com no later than May 18, 2023. 

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! 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company. In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required or recommended for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. If you are offered this position and the position entails international travel, you will need to comply with these requirements. 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 requirements, at any time, in its sole discretion.