Mine Engineer

Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada
Apr 03, 2021
Apr 19, 2021
Full Time

At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.


We value you - your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.


The Center for Support and Development is located in Rouyn-Noranda (Cadillac sector), in Abitibi-Témiscamingue. We provide services to Agnico Eagle's various Canadian and / or international mining operations in a variety of areas, including administration, financial services, IT, purchasing and logistics, human resources, communications and technical services (geology, engineering, metallurgy, PMO, infrastructure and environment).

The Technical Services Department develops concepts related to new projects through technical studies, it shares knowledge and lessons learned (risks and opportunities) throughout the Company, and it provides high-level technical support to continuously improve quality.


Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Mining Engineering, the Mining Engineer will be part of the Technical Services Department. The candidate's main tasks include participating in project development within a multidisciplinary team (geology, environment, metallurgy, infrastructure, etc.). He/she will be actively involved in estimating mining reserves, developing mining methods, detailed mine planning, economic evaluation and issuing long-term mine planning (LOM). He/she is expected to support the various mining operations. He/she will participate in innovative projects and provide support for software implementation and use. The candidate may also be required to work on open-pit and underground mining projects located in various regions or countries.
  • Participate in resource and reserve evaluation of various projects or exploration potential;
  • Develop mining concepts and Life of Mine (LOM) sequences for mining projects in development, acquisition or extension phase;
  • Participate in drafting technical studies (preliminary, pre-feasibility and feasibility, NI 43-101);
  • Optimize mining plans to ensure worker safety, identify optimal mining methods and achieve profitability in various projects;
  • Participate in innovation projects;
  • Participate in specific evaluation of various operational aspects (ventilation, drilling & blasting, field control, loading & transport of material, equipment selection) to optimize existing operations or projects under development.


  • University degree in Mining Engineering;
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in mining (open-pit or underground);
  • Member in good standing of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ);
  • Proficiency in mining design and planning software such as Deswik and Datamine;
  • Available to travel occasionally;
  • Knowledge of Deswik software is an important asset;
  • Proficiency in French;
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is an important asset, as well as basic knowledge of Spanish;
  • Strong analytical and synthesizing skills;
  • Self-sufficient and organized;
  • Strong teamwork skills;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Conceptual thinking;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Able to manage stress;
  • Able to adapt to change;
  • Curious about new technologies and innovation projects;
  • Able to prioritize.

Your Work Schedule

The schedule is daytime, Monday to Friday (40 hours per week), with the possibility of a 5-2 4-3 schedule. Technical Services has offices in Preissac, Rouyn-Noranda, Val-d'Or and Toronto. The candidate's work location will be determined (including the possibility of telecommuting days).