Underground Mine Long Term Planning (Subject Matter Expert)
Newmont
Cajamarca City, CAJ, PE
hace 1 día

About this role

What will you be responsible for?

We lead all mine engineering aspects of underground mine projects at Yanacocha that currently includes : Chaquicocha, Antonio, Exploration Decline, and Early Projects.

  • The role encompasses a range of engineering and technical activities, involving some or all of the steps from identifying substantial technical problems and opportunities;
  • through devising engineering approaches, processes and plans to resolve them; to researching, supporting, acquiring and assembling the resources to implement the plans.

    The role might include leading teams or cooperating with other subject areas to acquire a solution that is optimal to Newmont.

    In this role you will

    Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like :

  • We support the UG Technical Services Superintendent in the completion of mine engineering work associated with Order Of Magnitude from Conceptual to Detailed Engineering (Stage 1 to 4) studies of various underground mining projects in the Yanacocha district, demonstrating a deep understanding of the technical challenges as well as a sufficiently broad view, obtained from experience and consultation with others, of the context and environment of the project, also taking account of the need to conform to relevant regulatory requirements and company standards.
  • We use highly developed mine design, planning and scheduling skills; in addition to demonstrating a sound knowledge of resource geology, Geotech, hydrology and ventilation;
  • and financial analysis in order to support the above. Assemble the results of these analyses into presentations and reports suitable for supporting decision making by senior managers that may be of substantial importance to the company.

    Where necessary back up this work in discussions, forums and reviews, displaying a robust understanding of the work.

  • We evaluate, validate and / or audit engineering work of others whether contained in reports, research documents, studies, designs, plans, procedures, scopes of work, contracts or schedules, and digest information relevant to a problem or project, whether in the form of documents, reports, plans, drawings, digital models or raw engineering data.
  • We undertake site visits and targeted observations in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of relevant issues. Conduct risk and opportunity reviews.
  • We develop novel approaches to overcoming constraints and obstacles where there may be conflicting design requirements, difficulties in scheduling, problematic interactions or particular challenges of coordination.
  • Report and present summaries arising from such analysis and provide advice on implementation of modifications, improvements, plans of action and remedies.

  • We support and act for in the absence of the UG Technical Services Superintendent.
  • We coordinate with other site functions such as geology, open pit mine engineering, project development, maintenance, permitting, social, project control, and finance to ensure project goals and objectives are achieved.
  • We prepare resource and reserve statements as the qualified person for collaborating with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • This task requires a high level of mine engineering experience and ability, akin to that of the Chief Engineers at operating sites who are responsible for similar tasks.

  • We provide expert advice to engineers at operations, including provision of advice and advanced instruction on the application of mine engineering related software and tools.
  • We foster the adoption of improved methods and tools at sites, assisting with justification of investment of resources through to implementation.

  • We align with the Internal Work Regulation and Code of Ethics and Conduct of MYSRL; and promote the Inclusion and Diversity culture programs.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

    Your training, skills and experience checklist

    Here is what we would need to see from you!

  • Tertiary Qualification in Mining Engineering.
  • Relevant certificates of competency
  • Preferable registered qualified person to sign off on reserves and resources report
  • More than 11 years of experience in underground mining.
  • Experience in project management and leading conceptual, feasibility and detail engineering works.
  • Experience as a mining engineer or equivalent at an underground mine with demonstrable operational experience in roles including ventilation, drill and blast and short to long term scheduling.
  • Extensive mine planning experience in a range of mining applications.
  • Top-tier knowledge of mine methods, mine design, production scheduling, backfill systems, equipment selection, reserve estimation, maintenance and production tracking systems.
  • Exposure to underground automation desirable.

  • High level of proficiency in the use of mine and project planning and scheduling software. Strong skills with Deswik, VentSIM, XERAS, MS Project, or Primavera desirable.
  • Exposure to project evaluation desirable.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong communications network with peers, Project Directors, Study Directors, Mine Managers, Chief Engineers, and JV partner representatives.
  • Strong problem solving and 3D visualization skills.
  • Previous international work experience desirable.
  • Disposition to mentor and train the underground engineering team at Yanacocha, as well as a desire to learn from other team members.
  • Strong technical writing, group presentation, and interpersonal skills including cultural sensitivity.
  • Spanish language skills desirable.
  • Working Conditions and Location

    Where you will be located!

    The Underground Mine Long-Term Planning Engineer (SME) is based in an administrative and technical office in Cajamarca.

    Performance of the work would require frequent travel to the Yanacocha mine site, and occasional travel to Lima and Denver.

    Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow.

    We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

    Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic.

    Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law.

    Newmont may update its vaccination policies / requirements at any time in its sole discretion. NOTE : Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company.

    In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.

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