Mine Engineer / Mine Planner

Jan 13, 2022
Feb 12, 2022
Full Time
The Nuna Group of Companies is now accepting resumes for a Mining Engineer/Mine Planner with large earthworks construction projects experience.

Nuna is the largest Inuit-owned heavy civil construction, earthworks, and mine construction contractor in Canada.

We offer:
  • 2 week on / 2 week off rotations; 12-hour days
  • Competitive hourly rate with Overtime pay (1.5x),
  • Extensive benefits including company matching RRSP plan;
  • Safety bonuses,
  • Employee recognition program,
  • Rotation allowances,
  • Commercial flights and accommodations are covered,
  • Long-term employment opportunities
This position is located on our project site located near Timmins /Gogama Ontario (Northern Ontario)

Job Duties:
  • Review conceptual, mine design and project work for accuracy, feasibility, and degree of completion;
  • Coordinate all tasks associated with the Open Pit mines including short, medium, and long term mine design and planning, ground control and drilling/blasting;
  • Use the Clients' monthly mine plans (long range) and cut into poly's for short range mining/blasting
  • Calculate volumes.
  • Overlay blast design grids and adjust hole layout as needed.
  • Re-design as required for ore/waste contact zones.
  • Calculate and report blast volumes using survey data.
  • Calculate and report over burden volumes from survey data.
  • Produce blast design for survey layout.
  • Report all hauled materials and productivities.
  • Produce and evaluate multiple scenarios of mine plans, schedules, and capital plans with multiple, competing constraints to determine optimal path forward;
  • Ensure all designs are evaluated to ensure that any hazards to workers, the public, the environment or the integrity of the mine, will be minimized through project design parameters;
  • Ensure regulatory, corporate and site safety and environmental standards are being followed;
  • Participate in budgeting process, specifically, in terms of quantity and cost estimations for labor, equipment and consumables arising from mine planning;
  • Interacts with mine geologists, geotechnical engineers and other discipline specialist for the required inputs to mine design and mining engineering;

Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree in Mining or Civil Engineering;
  • Current Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) status in Ontario, Canada is an asset;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an open pit mine;
  • Good basic knowledge of mine planning and design;
  • Good knowledge of ground control, and drilling and blasting;
  • Experience with Datablast software is required.
  • Knowledge of other mine planning software such as Minescape, Minex, Surpac, Deswik, Autocad, Promine, Minesite, Gemcom is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software such as Excel, Power Point and Word;
  • JD Edwards and SharePoint software experience is a definite asset,
  • Hold a valid driver's license;
  • Ability to work in a team environment in a multicultural environment;
  • Versatility and flexibility in terms of tasks;
  • Demonstrate autonomy and resourcefulness;
  • Exemplary attitude at all times towards health and safety;
  • Good written and oral communication skills both written and verbal.

All successful candidates must:
  1. Be proficient in English, both verbally and written.
  2. Have a valid Class 5 Driver's License.
  3. Eligible to work for any employer in Canada.
  4. Resides within Canada.
  5. Have experience as requested in the job description above.

N una is committed to the principle of employment equity. We welcome diversity and encourage all who are qualified to express their interest.
Interested applicants are asked to apply online at: http://nunalogistics.com/jobs.html
Or by email: hr@nunalogistics.com

We thank all who apply but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
No phone calls please.

Nuna Logistics is a highly regarded civil construction company with hundreds of employees working across the Arctic and Northern Canada. Working often in remote locations, Nuna offers unique on-the-job experience and opportunity to build an exciting career. Our multi-disciplined teams provide a comprehensive array of services and innovative solutions to the most challenging and remote sites in northern Canada. Nuna's core values of: Safety - Integrity - Teamwork - Respect for Cultural Diversity and for Community & Environment ; reflect our reputation as a safe, cost-effective and innovative operator in the north.