Mine Manager – 986534

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.

The Brucejack Mine Operations team is now recruiting for the position of Mine Manager with a competitive base salary between $191,000 – $239,000, with an additional short-term incentive of 30%. The offered base salary will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies, with consideration to internal equity.

Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the Mine General Manager, the Mine Manager is responsible for the overall management of people, safety, partnerships, and production associated with the Mine Department. This position will direct tactical and strategic mining plans ensuring that departmental performance is executed in a safe and efficient manner. As a member of the Senior Management Team, this role participates in the development and delivery of the site’s strategic business plan.

We are seeking an individual for a Full-time, 2-weeks on, 2-two weeks off rotation, working onsite at Brucejack Mine in northern BC, with additional travel as required.


Health & Safety

  • Speak up for health and safety, identify, report and address risks.
  • Wear PPE at all times while in development environment.
  • Be alert, observe and report safety incidents and support investigations.
  • Ensure that employees and respective work areas are in compliance with all of Newmont health and safety policies and British Columbia Occupational Health and Safety Act in commission of job duties.
  • Report to work physically fit.
  • Daily pre-start safety meetings.
  • Apply all standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and standard task procedures (STP’s) within development department.
  • Complete safety training and certification as required by site and departmental procedure.

Work Execution:

  • To provide front-line direction to the mine department.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and initiate change that yields positive results in terms of safety, production and cost management in the Mine department.
  • Highly effective communication skills, organization, detailed planning and execution.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with external and internal partnerships of the Mine department.
  • A high level of flexibility to adapt to changes as necessitated by the business.
  • Strong commitment to seeking efficiency and productivity improvements.
  • Proficient computer literacy.
  • Promote the principle of ownership, accountability and mutual respect to the workforce and supervision.
  • Keep employees informed of issues that affect them, ensuring two-way communication.
  • Manage key items in all of Newmont’s management systems such as but not limited to Fatality Risk Management, Enablon, and SAP .
  • Promote and adhere to Newmont’s Environmental, Sustainability, and Human Resources polices.
  • Develop and adhere to budgets.

Work Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the underground mine operates according to company, federal, provincial and municipal standards.
  • Participate in strategic planning at the senior management level.
  • Develop and meet overall safety, production and cost targets.
  • Liaise with cross-functional teams in setting the direction and establishing the mid to long term mine plans.
  • Optimize operational assets and resources through continuous improvement.
  • Initiate, develop and implement mine policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for developing, monitoring and improving the safety performance of all employees.
  • Support and maintain value-based Safety Management System that enables a continuous process of identifying and managing hazards/risks, monitoring compliance and engaging employees.
  • Ensure JHSEC (Joint Health, Safety & Environment Committee) and employee safety concerns are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Ensure employees have the tools and systems in place to perform work safely and efficiently.
  • Ensure employees are developed to reach their full potential and meet organizational goals.
  • Implement succession plans for key employees.
  • Promote the principle of ownership, accountability and mutual respect to the workforce and supervision.
  • Keep employees informed of issues that affect them, ensuring two-way communication.
  • Manage key items in all of Newmont's management systems such as but not limited to Enablon and S.A.P .
  • Promote and adhere to Newmont’s Environmental, Sustainability, and Human Resources polices.
  • Develop and adhere to realistic budgets.
  • Directly supervise the Mine Superintendents.

Capability Development:

  • Increase efficiency and personal productivity.
  • Strong decision making.
  • Enhancing skills on the underground operations.
  • Perform other related functions as assigned by coordinator.
  • Meet and established performance expectations set by management.
  • Foster collaborations
  • Think strategically
  • Inspire the team
  • Achieve results
  • Environment, Social, Governance
  • Follow all procedures related to environmental sustainability
  • Assist in reporting environmental incidents and support investigations


  • Treat all colleagues, business partners and other stakeholders with respect
  • Display Newmont’s values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and Responsibility in all actions
  • Participate in capability training per departmental procedure
  • Perform employee performance assessments per company and site requirements
  • Liaise with Human Resources department to support employee engagement and wellbeing

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Working Conditions:

  • The Brucejack mine in north-western BC is a drive-in, drive out operation on the located about 950 kilometers (km) from Vancouver and 65km north-west of Stewart, BC.
  • The access to the Brucejack mine is through a 73.5km all-weather road intersecting Highway 37, north of Meziadin Junction.
  • Brucejack is a remote site with frequent exposure to extreme cold conditions.
  • The majority of work is performed underground in a portal/ramp access mine setting. Access to the underground work area is via light vehicles on surface with exposure to outdoor weather.
  • Workplace will vary in temperature and humidity will be dependent on location in the mine and ventilation configuration.
  • Accommodation is in a camp environment near the workplace.
  • 12hr rotating shifts consisting of days and nights in alternating 14-day cycles with 14 days off, each 28-day cycle
  • Operation of mechanized mining equipment, both enclosed and open cabs.

What We Offer

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities.

  • All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including
  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications
  • Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Qualifications & Experience:


  • University degree or post-secondary diploma.
  • Exemplary knowledge of underground mining methods, blasting, ventilation and mine services.


  • Minimum 10-15 years of underground mining experience,
  • 5 years of relevant Management experience, preferably at a Superintendent, or higher, level

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies with strong communication skills
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of the applicable legislation and regulations for mines and mining plants.
  • Strong business acumen including advanced budgeting and financial skills
  • Continuous improvement experience
  • Strong computer skills including experience using ERP systems – SAP preferred.
  • Ability to influence and inspire others, and manage cross-functional relationships.

Our Commitment to You

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.