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Engineering Intern

Location: Timmins
Company: Goldcorp Inc.
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time

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Newmont 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 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 was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

Dimensions

You will be reporting to the Mine Engineering Supervisor.

Purpose

Provide technical support to Porcupine for various aspects of mine engineering as part of the Technical Services, with a gradual increase in responsibility as competency is demonstrated. Provide an opportunity to learn the mining process in an operational environment. Provide Engineering Interns with exposure to a wide range of technical roles in order to give a solid base to build their careers on within Newmont.

Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Promote and adhere to Company safety, environmental and sustainability policies.
  • Be proactive with respect to safety and help design and operate a site that is the safest possible, through input and thoughts shared with others.
  • Encourage a culture of reporting hazards, near misses and incidents.
  • Encourage a positive and all-inclusive work environment.

Essential Duties

Promoting Safety and Sustainability

  • Promote innovation and continuous improvement in safety by reviewing existing engineering designs and implementing new designs.
  • Develop plans and designs for regulatory compliance and compliance to Company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Promote and adhere to Company safety policies.

Exposure to Operations

  • Understand the operation and limitations of (and provide technical support to) through exposure to:
  • Drilling operations,
  • Loading operations,
  • Mucking, haulage and dumping operations,
  • Overall supply of materials for the operation,
  • Construction activities associated to the mining process,
  • Implementation of technology to assist mining operation.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support in the following engineering duties in varying capacities, aligning with the needs of PGM:
  • Surveying duties
  • Ventilation duties (for underground)
  • Drill and blast design duties
  • Planning duties (short-term, mid-term or long range)
  • Scheduling duties
  • Capital budget planning
  • Infrastructure planning and design duties
  • Project management
  • Geotechnical duties
  • Backfill duties
  • Waste rock management
  • Project management
  • Mine economics studies and financial management
  • Possible supervision of processes or personnel, when competency demonstrated.
  • Peer to peer work reviews

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

Training & Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering or equivalent mining-related engineering degree.
  • Registered as an EIT with Professional Engineers Ontario is preferred or must be eligible for EIT status within Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Be technically competent and have a good understanding of mining.
  • Familiarity with Deswik would be considered an asset (not required)

Working Conditions

  • This position is located at Hoyle Pond, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 4x3 schedule. As such, if you do not live near the site, we will require relocation.

Please enter Job Number 13744 to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers). As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont 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. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.

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