Senior Capital Projects Engineer – 986520

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 operation is now recruiting for a Senior Capital Projects Engineer with a competitive base salary between $110,000 – $145,000 dependent on experience, skills, and qualifications with an additional short-term incentive of 15%. The offered base salary will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity.

The purpose of the position is to support the Mine Operations and Technical Services group with major projects. The project priority list will be that of the approved capital budget, along with other projects to sustain capital development within the mine.  The successful candidate will also be able to supervise or delegate tasks to intermediate and junior engineers. Deliverables of the roles include producing project timelines, budgets, engineering solutions and managing contractors during project execution.

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

  • Provide continuity on various assignments and projects within Brucejack mine
  • Initiate, maintain and provide updates on capital projects due in the budget year.
  • Manage dewatering projects including cost trade offs for pump sizes, power, and piping.
  • Set and maintain mine infrastructure standards including escapeways, vent raises, mine power centers, paste infrastructure and sumps.
  • Perform financial trade off and KPI benchmark studies. Results to be presented to Senior leadership for review and approval.
  • Continue to provide support for operation related projects such as:
      • Battery Electric Vehicles
      • Central dewatering sump
      • Ore sorter trial
  • Manage interfaces between multi disciplinary projects within Brucejack mine including engineering, logistics, contracts, and procurement.
  • Manage projects based on regulatory documentation and code.
  • Participate and lead continuous improvement initiatives.

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.  

About You:

Position requirements include but are not limited to:

  • BSc. Degree in Mining Engineering, Geological Engineering, or equivalent education.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in a capital projects role within mining or a related industry.
  • Experience working in underground mines required.
  • Registration as a P. Eng. or P. Geo with EGBC is a requirement.
  • Advanced computer skills (ie. AutoCAD, Deswik, Vulcan, Microsoft Office etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player to work with coworkers and contractors.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with management teams and deal with complex problems.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal and Provincial mining & safety legislation and regulations.

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (Brucejack Site) on a 13 days on/13 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.

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.