Mining Engineer – Drilling and Blasting Réf. : 27297

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  • Post Date: January 19, 2023
Job Description

Mining Engineer – Drilling and Blasting
Réf. : 27297

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 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.
  • Design, review and approve drilling and blasting plans and specifications
  • Participate in the design process of construction sites 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.


  • 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)
  • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec
  • 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
  • Thoroughness and precision in his/her work
  • Good oral and written communication skills


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

Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than February 07, 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.