Geology Technician (Resource Estimation)

Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada
Nov 17, 2021
Dec 10, 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.


The Geoinformatics Technician reports to the Resource Estimation Coordinator of the geology department of the CSD and ensures the proper functioning of the reserve and resource estimation process. He provides technical support to resource geologists as well as transmitting relevant geological information to the various stakeholders. It is part of the process of interpolation and validation of resource estimations. He also helps to ensure that the department remains at the forefront of technology, use of software and procedures.

Your Next Challenges
  • Provide technical support to resource geologists for processing, 3D modeling and the resource and reserve estimation process;
  • Provide technical support to the divisions for operating tools related to geology;
  • Improve processes (innovation, new tools, etc.);
  • Assist geo-scientific database administrators;
  • Assist geologists in writing reports and memos;
  • Assist to the creation of figures for the various reports;
  • All other related tasks.


  • A diploma of college studies (DEC) in Mineral Technology or other relevant education;
  • Have a minimum of two (2) to five (5) years of experience in the mining field or any other experience deemed relevant;
  • Experience in resource estimation and geostatistics is an asset;
  • Knowledge of software such as Datamine and Leapfrog is a considerable asset;
  • Knowledge of databases (Access, SQL);
  • Knowledge of Python and Html languages is a considerable asset;
  • Be able to work within the deadlines set;
  • Be open and available to travel to different divisions;
  • Have a three-dimensional vision;
  • Proficiency in English and French;
  • The ability to communicate in Spanish is an asset.

Your Work Schedule

The position is located at the CSD (Support and Development Centre), Preissac, 60 km from Val-d'Or and 50 km from Rouyn-Noranda. There is a possibility of working a few days from another AEM office, as well as a few days of teleworking. The schedule is Monday to Friday (40 hours per week), with the possibility of a 5-2 4-3 schedule.

Required Skills
  • Be challenge-oriented and demonstrate versatility;
  • Love working on a computer;
  • Capable of investigating and solving various problems (programming, data, methodologies, etc.);
  • Concerned about confidentiality, quality of work and results;
  • Rigorous methodological approach;
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness;
  • Open mind to new technologies.