Planning Engineer

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  • Post Date: April 3, 2020
Job Description

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The planning engineer is part of the mine-engineering team. He/she is in charge of managing all medium and long-term mining activities, i.e. within the time frame of 3 months or more, in close collaboration with the various site stakeholders. He/she will have to work on various initiatives to increase NPV in the underground gold mine, namely : (1) participate in the resource/reserve development process, (2) develop mine life and budget plans, including detail and infrastructure planning, and (3) optimize mine planning. He/she provides support to people at the site but works more than half the time remotely.



  • Conduct reserve and resource estimation, including updates to the overall mine design
  • Detail engineering of the mine’s infrastructure and support of all underground CAPEX projects
  • Develop strategic scenarios to support a sustainable mine plan, including financial aspects and operational risks
  • Develop detailed engineering designs that include block plans for mining sectors/zones
  • Approve all plans necessary to support capital work, including the detail level plans
  • Maintain a mid/long-range production plan in the Deswik schedule including update designs, priorities, resources and productivities
  • Produce forecast plans, engaging multiple stakeholders and report compliance to quarterly/annual plans
  • Participate in the annual budget process
  • Support monthly and short-term planning at the mine
  • Develop and maintain a cost estimation tool
  • Work closely with production planning (short term), the execution team, other members of the technical service department, exploration, operations, mill and maintenance people.
  • 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Experience in underground mine planning is considered an asset
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Mining modules 1 to 5 and 7
  • Valid General Explosives Permit
  • Strong computer skills:
    • Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • CAD and scheduling software. Proficiency in Deswik software would be considered an asset
  • Bilingualism (French and English)



  • Adaptability and Attention to Detail
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Sense of organization
  • Analytical, creative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a remote location and in a multicultural environment



Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than April 19, 2020.



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.