Senior Engineer and Ground Control Supervisor

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  • Post Date: November 29, 2019
Job Description

Senior Engineer and Ground Control Supervisor

Réf. : ELE00002620

 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 senior mining engineer responsible for ground control is part of the technical services team. He / she is responsible for supervising designs and monitoring work related to ground control, paste fill, the micro-seismic system, cementing of infiltrations, and the stability of mine excavations.  He / she is also responsible for executing the ground control program and participates in decision-making on executing mining plans.



  • Execute the ground control program and participate in updating it
  • Supervise the work of technicians and ground control engineers on the site
  • Design specifications and participate in the design and monitoring of field support procedures
  • Be responsible for all geotechnical assessments in the design of a construction site or gallery
  • Provide reports and analyses on field support, site stability, paste fill networks, seismic networks and instruments
  • Monitor work on the paste fill system
  • Design and monitor the cementing campaigns of excavations when necessary
  • Ensure the understanding and consideration of hydrogeological and structural models and constraints in ground control designs
  • Maintain close collaboration with operations, including information sessions related to ground controls
  • Respect, know and promote company rules and policies, particularly with regard to health, safety and the environment and relations with neighbouring communities
  • Perform all other tasks related to the performance of his/her duties
  • Schedule : 8 days of work followed by 6 days off or 4 days of work followed by 3 days off



  • Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering or geology
  • Master’s degree in rock mechanics an asset
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of relevant experience, including experience in supervision
  • Mining modules 1 to 5 and 7.
  • Valid general explosives permit.
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Good computer skills, including instrumentation and measurement technologies, Deswik, Map3D, MXRAP and RocScience software
  • Bilingualism (mandatory)


  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Organizational skills
  • Partnership and teamwork in a multicultural environment
  • Adaptability


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.