Technical Services Manager

Cajamarca City, Peru
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Newmont Peru SRL was founded in 1983 as an exploration mining company whose main objective is obtain new gold reserves. Headquartered in Lima, Peru this is the home base for Regional Operations. Our work culture embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.

We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunities and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont great company to work.
  • People: Our goal is to maximize the competitive advantage we realize through our people.
  • Health & Safety : Our goal is to achieve zero harm.
  • Operational Excellence: Our goal is to create a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Growth: Our goal is to deliver profitable production gains.
  • Sustainability and External Relations: Our goal is to gain access to land, resources, approvals and capital


Direct: Mine Geology Superintendent, Geotechnical/Hydrogeology Superintendent, Mine Engineering Underground Superintendent and STP & MTP Superintendent.


  • The Technical Services Manager is responsible for the management of key technical functions to support the Yanacocha Mine site operations. These include Geology, Geotechnical, Hydrogeology, Short, Medium Term Planning and Mine Engineering Underground.
  • The major challenge for the Technical Services Manager is to manage a diverse range of key site technical functions responsible for work programs to support daily mine operations and projects through to optimisation and development of strategies and plans to enhance the value of the Life of Mine.
  • Global: Liaison with Newmont Operational and Technical functions to ensure full understanding of corporate requirements and compliance with these requirements.

Essential Duties

  • Lead in a visible, felt, engaged and responsive manner in safety, personnel health care and wellness, as well as equipment and facility safety with the goal of a fatality free, injury and occupational illness free and a safe work environment through industry leading performance in compliance with legal requirements and industry and corporate best practices.
  • Understand and manage compliance with Peruvian Law on Safety and Health at Work, Peruvian Regulations of Mining Safety and Health, MYSRL Loss Prevention Manual, internal manuals of procedures and standards
  • Fatality Risk Management
  • Lead resource modeling and reserves estimation processes
  • Live Work Elimination: Ensure compliance with the processes and use of Live Work Elimination tools to ensure staff understanding and identification skills, authorizing administrative controls where elimination is not possible, and maintaining the Live Work Log up to date and monitoring progress to effective elimination.
  • Personnel fatigue management.
  • Quality reporting and investigation of events
  • Review and report on the activities of the Mine Technical Services Department
  • Ensure that Departmental strategic plans, and operating, capital and manpower budgets are developed, implemented and executed in the most cost effective manner and are in line with site strategic objectives.
  • Accountability of the tailings facility, engineering, design and monitoring.
  • Life of Mine (LOM) support, long/medium term planning
  • Global support of project execution for dam management
  • Accountable for drone technology service delivery (changing risk profiles for the business)

Training & Experience

  • Education: University studies
  • Training: University Professional in Mining Engineering and/or Certified and Collegiate Geologist.
  • Experience:

A minimum of 15 years surface and/or underground mining technical experience, preferably with some experience in a similar scale large tonnage gold / copper operation. Previous exposure to the mining operations with large hydraulic or rope shovels with similar material movements or large scale underground mining methods will be well regarded.

Preferably with training in project management: PMI, IPMA or similar.

SME Registered member or other equivalent association to act as Competent Person for the site

  • Knowledge and Competencies:

Proficient in Statutory and compliance reporting for internal and external reporting.

Preferred previous supervisory experience with demonstrated positive and effective leadership of large technical teams.

Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of key Engineering / Geological / Hydrogeological and Geotechnical principles for large-scale open pit mining projects.

A strong desire to expand and apply your technical knowledge in the continuous improvement of the operation

Advanced English

Working Conditions

  • Good health to work in areas between 2600 and 4,000 meters above sea level.
  • Must be able to move around all operations of Minera Yanacocha, Cajamarca and Lima fulfilling functions of their position.
  • It is possible that the person occupying the position has to travel and help other locations, nationally and internationally

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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