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The Red Lake district is located 180 kilometers north of Dryden about 100 kilometers from the Manitoba border in northwestern Ontario. It spans 42,000 hectares and has produced over 29 million ounces of gold since 1949. Red Lake Gold Mines includes the Red Lake and Campbell underground mining and processing complexes, and Cochenour, a potential new source of ore. The focus at Red Lake is on asset optimization and cost reduction efforts. Continued transition to mechanized mining, bulk mining and material movement automation is expected to result in mining lower grade ore and lower mining costs. Rationalization of the infrastructure is also underway to reduce costs. We are excited to have experienced and qualified team members join our team and our community.  We are located in an area where you will experience the best in Northern lifestyle; past and present. Red Lake is located in the heart of a lake-studded, boreal forest region in Sunset Country. Red Lake is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and incredible Canadian fishing in the many freshwater lakes in the area.

As a member of the management team the Technical Services Manager will be primarily responsible for providing leadership for the efficient and safe operation of both the Engineering and Production Geology departments as well as directing and managing production geology and engineering planning, budgeting, staffing, cost containment, and profitability. The Technical Services Manager will work with the senior management team in determining the overall strategy for the mine.


Reporting to the Underground Operations Manager the Technical Services Manager will lead the Technical Services Department in support of the Mine operations and future of Goldcorp Red Lake Gold Mines, as well as ensure that comprehensive strategic planning for Red Lake Gold Mines is completed with a process that involves all management perspectives in order to ensure an understanding of common goals.  The expectation is that the Technical Services department leads safety through detailed risk assessment and engineering for safety during all projects and high risk/potential areas throughout Red Lake Gold Mines. The Technical Services Manager will strive for the most efficient use of manpower and materials as well as for monitoring processes and systems to attain maximum efficiency, cost-effectiveness and safety at Red Lake Gold Mines.

  • Develop and execute overall strategy for geology and engineering based on production needs.
  • Develop the engineering and geology budgets using information from the overall mine budget and business plan targets.
  • Oversee and implement mine planning and mine design operations to maximize production efficiency and resources.
  • Provide guidance to operating departments to maximize production, plan their activities and accurately measure key mining parameters.
  • Oversee the production of mine designs and plans.
  • Oversee the development of exploration and evaluation strategies and approaches, and the successful execution of geology-related activities within the mine.
  • Provide top-level support and advice to the department and mining operations.
  • Contribute to the management team to set the direction and establish the mid to long-term operations and project development plans for the geology, engineering, environmental and production departments.
  • Provide advice to the MGM regarding the development and implementation of the overall mine budget.
  • Act as the expert within the site on geology and engineering, processes, systems and practices.
  • Identify options and implement actions to adopt best practices for operations.
  • Build an appropriate team through recruitment and development.
  • Provide clear work objectives and expectations of the performance levels required to achieve business plans and production targets.
  • Ensure that training is provided in accordance with the current and future needs of the mine.
  • Ensure the required manpower and equipment are in place to achieve planned production, while meeting planned costs.
  • Manage performance by setting expectations, conducting performance reviews, and providing feedback and coaching to direct reports.
  • Ensure effective communication and interaction with regulatory agencies and third party stakeholders.
  • Ensure effective communication and interaction with other departments and sister operations.
  • Adhere to all relevant corporate policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • A graduate in Mining Engineering, Geology or a related field, and preferably registered or eligible for registration as a P. Eng or P. Geo.
  • 12-15 years of mining experience, 5 of which are in people leadership role.
  • Specific experience in ore reserve estimation and life-of-mine planning is required.
  • Proven experience in developing long term strategies involving multi-disciplinary issues is required.
  • Broad engineering experience with budgeting, planning, scheduling, equipment selection, geotechnical, ventilation, projects.
  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies and change acceleration processes.
  • Solid experience in underground production in a narrow vein, high seismicity mining environment.
  • Thorough understanding of the Mining Act and legislation.
  • Experience developing risk assessment and hazard operations review processes.
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada.

How to Apply

External candidates must apply online at www.goldcorp.com/careers using the Job Number RED00002745. Resumes received through fax, email or in person will not be accepted. Internal candidates must submit a job application form to Connor Ranger, Human Resources. At this time, candidates referred by recruitment agencies cannot be accepted.  Please note that relocation will not be available to those located within 80 kilometers of Red Lake Gold Mines or for contract positions.  As an equal opportunity employer, Goldcorp 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. 


Schedule: Local 4 day on, 3 day off 10 hour shifts offering a great work-life balance.

(Schedules and hours of work are subject to operational needs and the Company retains its management right to change these with notice).

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