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Underground Drill and Blast Engineer

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Engineering
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089645 Requisition #

 

Williams Operating Corporation, a Barrick Gold operation located near Marathon, Ontario has an opportunity for an:

 

Underground Drill and Blast Engineer

 

As a member of Technical services and Mineral Resource Management team, the successful candidate will report to the Operational Support Superintendent and work a 5:2, 4:3 roster.  This role will require an individual who is safety driven and safety conscious, and capable of working with a diverse team of technical services staff, underground operations personnel, and production geologists.  The selected applicant will train and guide a team of EITs and engineers to ensure that the required technical services are delivered to the operations’ team as per the standards and within compliance.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of engineering (Mining)
  • Registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in underground mining environment with at least 3 years’ experience in underground Drill and Blast
  • Experience with mining software (Deswik, Vulcan, AEGIS) would be highly regarded
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to walk significant grades underground and lift 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Strong communication, computing, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with engineering and production personnel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, motivated self-starter with high standards expected of themselves and others
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced mine production environment.

 

What we can Offer You 

  • Ability to make lasting positive impact on the Operation
  • Experience working on a World Class, geologically complex Archean Greenstone gold deposit
  • 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
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

About Barrick

 

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

 

About Hemlo

Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in north western Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground/open pit; residential mine site.  Current mine life is to 2028, and aggressive mineral resource growth programs are underway.
This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as  moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country/cottages, camping, boating, beaches, hiking, hunting and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter; you’ll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo. 

With two communities in close proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you’ll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life 

 

Barrick is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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