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Position Description:

Provides open pit mining expertise for advancing internal brownfields/greenfields growth projects through prefeasibility.

Assists with the identification of strategic open pit mining technologies and their integration into the LOM growth plan.

Leads the development of geo-technical standards for early-phase exploration projects to aid in development of conceptual mine plans.

Provides expertise for the evaluation of merger and acquisition opportunities that strengthen the business.

  • Develops mine plans from resource models with the goal of advancing brownfield and greenfield growth projects through the conceptual, scoping and prefeasibility investment stage-gate reviews with senior leadership.

  • Frequently canvasses industry best-practices and technologies for possible deployment within the region with focus on methods for mining lower-grade ores economically.

  • Works collaboratively with equipment OEMs to develop Class 4&5 CAPEX and OPEX estimates for incorporation into financial valuation models.   

  • Works collaboratively with Mineral Resource Management teams to develop drilling programs for early-phase exploration programs with the objective of generating adequate geo-technical information to support conceptual mine planning.

  • Provide mentoring to junior mining engineers working with NGM.

  • Develops innovative mining alternatives that unlock hidden value to aid in the formation of mergers or accretive acquisition of target properties.

  • Occasionally works outside field of expertise using engineering logic and discipline to develop potential solutions to processing and infrastructure challenges.

  • Accurate assessment and integration of geotechnical and hydrology data into optimized pit design criteria

  • Optimized mine plans with pit phasing to support Class 4&5 CAPEX and OPEX estimates for optimized mining fleets

  • Recommendations on the deployment of novel technologies, or new methods consistent with industry best-practices.

  • Identification, assessment, and mitigation of mining risks within LOM growth plan.

  • Provides written and verbal communication on work progress to support consolidated reporting to senior leadership

  • BS in Mining Engineering minimum, MS or PhD desirable

  • Five (5) years’ experience in the mining industry required with life-of-mine planning experience is required

  • Fluency in mine planning software packages with relevant applications such as Vulcan, Deswik, Whittle, AutoCAD, Ventism, Leapfrog, and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to create teams, lead teams, work as part of a team, as well as work independently when needed,

  • Strong proven oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent administrative, organization, and supervisor skills.

  • Maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the state.

  • Solid working knowledge of unit operations and key drivers of production for the Nevada Gold Mines portfolio.
  • In-depth understanding of best open pit mining practices for Nevada’s stratigraphy
  • Proven ability to lead innovative projects from conception through design.
  • Experience in managing contractors and leading technical teams.
  • Experience presenting and publishing high-quality work
What We Can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Nevada Gold Mine locations
  • Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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