Production Geologist – 986472

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 Brucejack Geology team is now recruiting for the position of Production Geologist with a competitive base salary between $75,000 – $110,000 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity.

The position is site-based at Brucejack Mine, in northwestern BC and reports directly to the Chief Mine Geologist or designate. The Production Geologist’s primary responsibility is to support the Geology team in all aspects of geological work programs at the Brucejack mine and provides technical expertise to underground exploration and production personnel to optimize extraction of mineable reserves.


Preform the following duties with safety being the number one priority:

  • Collect, document, assess geological data and regularly communicate findings both in written form and verbally
  • Collect and compile geological data to correlate metallurgical performance of ore within existing and planned process
  • Record geological features of all underground openings, shafts, tunnels, and chambers
  • Coordinate production geology activities at site and assist with the development and management of all subordinate geology personnel
  • Conduct underground geological mapping to ensure effective grade control
  • Conduct surface geological mapping and sampling near mine as required
  • Collaborate with operational and engineering staff in mine planning activities and initiatives
  • Prepare and present plans and illustrations on relevant underground structures, formations, and features
  • Track, analyze, document, and discuss all relevant geological information required for short- and long-term planning
  • Assist with the planning, design and continuous improvement of geology processes and systems
  • Monitor daily grade and dilution control for optimized ore extraction
  • Analyse geological data to determine and provide recommendations for exploration and definition drill programs
  • Assist in the development and management of drilling programs and/or other contract work as necessary
  • Provide geological support to key stake holders as required and assist with development of geological and geotechnical models to support mine planning
  • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to health, safety, community and environmental protection in keeping with Newmont’s goals and objectives
  • Perform other related duties as required

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 with private washrooms, 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 including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.

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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Geological Engineering.
  • Registered and in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) as a Professional Geologist (P. Geo) or as a Geologist in Training (GIT), with the expectation that registration as a P. Geo will follow upon required qualifications being met
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive underground mine production geology experience.


  • Strong communication, leadership, planning, time management and organizational skills
  • Advanced computer & administrative software (i.e., Vulcan, Autocad, Mapinfo)
  • Experience with grade control and production monitoring within epithermal style deposits
  • Project and coordination experience
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Ability to record and maintain daily records
  • Analytical, supervisory, and problem-solving skills
  • Cross cultural awareness of the differences in cultural and economic backgrounds

Additional Information:

  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 14 days on/14 days off rotation
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift
  • Be able to maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team
  • Newmont promotes a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing

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.