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Mining Engineer, Rock Mechanics

ELE00002585 Requisition #

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


The Mining Engineer, Rock Mechanics is part of the Mine Engineering team. He/she monitors the work related to rock mechanics, fill, the microseismic system, paste fill reticulation and stability of mine excavations. He/she also performs monitoring, drawing and data compilation and participates in decision-making.




  • Ensure monitoring of various excavations.

  • Supervise the work of the Ground Monitoring Technicians.

  • Design various ground support specifications.

  • Ensure good practices in ground support installation.

  • Install and monitor various measuring instruments.

  • Compile information on geological structures.

  • Conduct quality tests regarding the different types of ground support installed.

  • Participate in the blasting sequence with the Mining Engineers in long-term planning and analysis of site stability

  • Monitor the work related to the paste fill system and the microseismic system

  • Respect, know and promote company regulations and policies, particularly with regard to health, safety and the environment and relations with neighbouring communities

  • All other tasks related to the performance of his/her duties.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering or Geological Engineering

  • Master's degree in Rock Mechanics an asset

  • Three (3) to five (5) years' relevant experience in an underground mine

  • Practical experience in ground control

  • Mining Module 1 to 5 and 7

  • Good computer knowledge, including the Map3D, Deswik, AutoCAD and Promine software

  • Bilingualism an asset


  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems

  • Ability to manage and develop employees

  • Strategic vision


    Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company's Web site at www.newmontgoldcorp.com/careers no later than June 25, 2019.

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