Geotechnical Technician Ref.: 27019

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  • Post Date: December 30, 2022
Job Description

 Geotechnical Technician 

Réf. : 27019 

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. 


Reporting to the Supervisor Rock Mechanics, this role is to ensure that data collection requirements for the geotechnical aspects of Eleonore are completed to a high level of accuracy and efficiency. The Eleonore mine ore body is very complex and requires innovative and robust initiatives as well as understanding seismicity, ground control and rock fall risk management strategies. 



  • Regular underground inspections of mine working areas 
  • Collection of geotechnical data as per Eleonore’s procedures 
  • Identification and communication of geotechnical hazards, including barricading of areas underground QA/QC checks of all installed ground support systems 
  • Analysis of QA/QC data and recommendations for improvements to ground support installation 
  • Training of underground workforce in geotechnical issues 
  • Collection of geotechnical monitoring data 
  • Installation and maintenance of monitoring equipment 
  • Drafting geotechnical plans as designed by the site engineers 
  • Seismic re-entry inspections 
  • Confirmation inspections of ground support installation 



  • College diploma in Exploitation/Mineral Technology 
  • Minimum 5 years’ pertinent experience in an underground mine 
  • Valid driver license – Class 5 
  • Valid general 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) 



  • Ability to analyze and solve problems 
  • Organizational skills 
  • Strong technical writing, group presentation, and interpersonal skills including cultural sensitivity



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


Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than January 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. 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your anticipated start date, and you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request. 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.