Mine Engineer Co-op Student (Technical Services)

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Oct 13, 2021
Nov 12, 2021
Full Time
Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop, and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan, and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George, Smithers, and Calgary AB.

Newcrest Red Chris Mining Limited has an opportunity for a safety-oriented, self-motivated Mine Engineer Co-op Student (Technical Services). Reporting to the Senior Mine Engineer (Short-Range), the Co-op Student will provide support in a variety of engineering activities. This position will begin in January 2022 for a fly in fly out opportunity at Red Chris mine in Northern BC.

  • Actual engineering duties are subject to change based on Company needs, but can span the following disciplines and their respective tasks:
    • Drill & Blast: Pattern design, QA/QC, reconciliation, etc.
    • Geotechnical Engineering: Routine inspections, instrumentation monitoring, etc.
    • Mine Engineering: Daily, weekly, and monthly reporting, including drafting, data entry, volumetric and variance analysis, etc.
    • Surveying: Design field layout and picks-ups, drone operation, data analysis, etc.
  • Assuming other duties and responsibilities as required in response to changing circumstance and the economic and physical environment of the Company

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Active enrolment in Co-op Bachelor of Science (or similar) BSc Engineering program
  • Prior experience in mine planning and field operations will be considered an asset
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision once familiar with requirements
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative; proactively looks for ways to add value
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Proven ability to multi-tasks and prioritize based on business demands

Our commitment to you:

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.