Engineering General Supervisor (Fly-In Fly-Out)

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada
Jul 30, 2022
Aug 15, 2022
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.


Agnico Eagle is always looking for new talented team members to join our Nunavut mining operations. Meliadine is located just northwest of Rankin Inlet, a small coastal town on the shores of Hudson Bay. Commercial production began at Meliadine in mid-May 2019 and the mine officially opened at the end of June. This mine is our largest gold deposit in terms of mineral resources and we expect to operate it for at least 14 years. The site features a power plant and processing facilities, as well as a complete camp complex


Reporting to the Engineering Superintendent, the Engineering General Supervisor will perform their duties as a member of the Engineering Department and collaborate with other departments of the division. The incumbent will play an important role in the management of the engineering production team by providing Mine Operations high quality technical services to achieve the division's objectives. They will also play an important role in bridging between Open Pit and Underground operations in terms of practices within the Engineering Department (such as reporting, planning, drill and blast improvements, etc.). They will ensure that the goals and objectives are achieved, while promoting and respecting Agnico Eagle's culture, Health & Safety Code of Conduct, and the environment.
  • Manage the engineering production team, directing workflow and planning for the different workforce needs while ensuring proper levels of efficiency and productivity;
  • Ensure coordination between Open Pit and Underground Engineering groups in terms of reporting, planning, millfeed forecasts, stockpile management, follow-ups and other shared activities;
  • Coordinate and review optimal mine planning activities, as well as approving month-end reporting exercises;
  • Review design exercises, optimize ore recovery with Mine Operations and Geology departments and participate to the different operational performance improvement initiatives;
  • Assist in the preparation and/or validation of the daily, weekly and monthly reports;
  • Oversee & maintain the different internal performance tracking tools, such as compliance to procedures, trainings, departmental onboardings, yearly objectives, etc…
  • Participate in the recruitment process with candidates for the Engineering Department when necessary;
  • Assess, organize and approve the required departmental trainings and procedure compliances;
  • Keep the department at the forefront of new technologies, following the best practices of the mining industry;
  • Mentor the other members of the engineering team and replace the Engineering Superintendent when required;
  • Respect and promote the standards of the company and the governmental policies and regulations at play.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mining or Geological Engineering;
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in underground and open pit mining operations (narrow vein type experience being an asset);
  • A minimum of 3 years as a supervisory experience and strong leadership capabilities;
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team;
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite application especially Outlook, Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint & Teams;
  • Knowledge of mining softwares such as Deswik & Centric are an asset;
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate in English (oral and written). Selected candidates must attain a passing mark on a SPEEXX English language assessment.

Your Work Schedule
  • Schedule: 4/3 (Monday to Thursday at the mine site) with the occasional 7/7; flights departing from all communities in the Kivalliq region, Mirabel or Val-d'Or, Quebec.