Underground Project Engineer

Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
Apr 07, 2021
May 07, 2021
Full Time
Williams Operating Corporation - Barrick Gold located near Marathon in Northwestern Ontario presently requires a:

Underground Project Engineer

The Underground Project Engineer is Responsible for generating all UG projects documentation and coordinating all technical activities on assigned projects and ensure effective communication and coordination between all project participants. The incumbent will incorporate the highest standards of Environmental and Safety performance in all decisions they make, and engineering plans developed/issued and adhere to all systems, standards, company rules, regulations, policies and procedures.


  • Deliver on all projects as per the baseline schedule and within budget
  • Provide cost forecast, cost variance, and accruals in PRISM as required by the finance department
  • Attend all projects meetings (daily and bi-weekly) and provide all information as required by the supervisor
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency when dealing with projects and continuously finding way to optimize projects
  • Deliver on all outputs generated from the projects, achieving all deliverables as per the baseline schedule and within budget
  • Ensure diligent engineering to support quality and accuracy of project.
  • Planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical and management aspects of the site's underground projects
  • Ensure that all underground projects are in line with the LOM and forecast
  • Generating required documentations for the projects (AFE, requisitions, SOW, RFP, etc.) as per the budget timeline in line with the capital's project deadline
  • Working closely with project team to ensure that all deliverables of projects are achieved on time and within budget
  • Working closely with the project controller to develop and monitor project progress (e.g. S-curve) to achieve the required deliverables of the project
  • Adjust daily priority as required for the operations efficiencies
  • File all documents and maintain the existing document filing system
  • Demonstrating ownership of the project with regards to technical aspects and project management
  • Maintain detailed progress reports of underground project activities and report project performance to management


  • B.S. in Mining Engineering . Preference would be given to candidates with additional training in Business or Project Management.
  • Two to five years of experience in an underground mining position with general oversight of a mining operation is necessary.
  • Proficiency in scheduling and cost control software (MS project, Primavera, Prism) is an asset.
  • Proficient in MS office
  • Proficient in Oracle or SAP system
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Leadership qualities
  • High level multi-tasking and organization

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. 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 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.