Mining Engineer, Rock Mechanics

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  • Post Date: November 29, 2019
Job Description

Mining Engineer, Rock Mechanics

Réf. : ELE00002618

Newmont Goldcorp 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 Goldcorp 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 Goldcorp was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

The Mining Engineer, Rock Mechanics is part of the Mine Engineering team. He/she monitors the work related to rock mechanics, fill, the microseismic system, paste fill reticulation and stability of mine excavations. He/she also performs monitoring, drawing and data compilation and participates in decision-making.



  • Ensure monitoring of various excavations, including underground inspections
  • Supervise the work of the Ground Monitoring Technicians
  • Plan and coordinate geotechnical activities for site operations
  • Monitor the work related to the paste fill system and the cementation
  • Monitor the work related to the microseismic system, including establishing seismic protocol
  • Supervise the installation and monitor various measuring instruments
  • Conduct quality tests regarding the different types of ground support installed
  • Respect, know and promote company regulations and policies, particularly with regard to health, safety and the environment and relations with neighbouring communities
  • All other tasks related to the performance of his/her duties
  • Schedule : 14 days of work followed by 14 days off


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering or Geological Engineering
  • Master’s degree in Rock Mechanics an asset
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ relevant experience in an underground mine
  • Practical experience in ground control
  • Mining Module 1 to 5 and 7
  • Valide Explosives Permit
  • Member of the Quebec Order of Engineers or eligible
  • Good computer knowledge, including the Deswik, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Bilingualism an asset



  • Organizational skills and excellent in communication (oral and written)
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Good ability to work in a team


Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than December 11th, 2019.


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview.


As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont Goldcorp 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.