Lead – Electrical Engineer-Block Cave Project (985990)

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.  

Purpose of the role:

We have a unique opportunity for a talented Lead – Electrical Engineer to join our Block Cave Project team in Newmont's Vancouver office. With a competitive base salary ranging from $135,000.00 to $170,000.00, dependent on your experience, skills, and qualifications, this role is pivotal in supporting the Newmont Block Cave Projects team at the Red Chris mine site.

As the Electrical Lead, you will play a crucial role in shaping the electrical design for the block cave project. Your responsibilities will include providing essential input into the electrical design and proposing modifications to project plans to ensure alignment with the basis of design, engineering criteria, and industry standards specific to block cave mining.

You will work closely with the project management team, including project managers, project controls, and construction teams, and contribute to the successful execution of this exciting block cave venture.

We are seeking an individual with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, possessing a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation and a minimum of 8 years of relevant electrical engineering experience, preferably within the context of block cave mining or similar heavy industrial projects.