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Intermediate Mining Engineer - Toronto base

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
CAD Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Technical Jobs
Open pit
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
Teranga Gold
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Company Overview

Teranga is a Canadian-based gold producer with a pipeline of West African assets in production, development and exploration on more than 5,000 square kilometers of land located on prospective gold belts. Our vision is to become a multi-jurisdictional West African gold producer with a portfolio of assets offering diversified production with strong margins and sustainable free cash flows.

Since its 2010 IPO, Teranga has produced over 1.2 million ounces of gold from its operating gold mine in Senegal. The Company is currently completing an updated feasibility study for the fully permitted Banfora Gold project in Burkina Faso, with expected completion mid-2017. In 2016, Teranga acquired exploration permits in Ivory Coast. The Company believes these properties – and potential future mining rights that may be acquired – will provide a further pipeline of future growth opportunities.

Concurrent with production and development activities, exploration programs are underway at its most prospective properties to increase its reserve base through resource conversion and new discoveries.  Furthermore, the Company has a solid balance sheet and a strong social license to continue to grow its business.

The Teranga team has extensive experience in exploring, developing and operating successful mines globally. With our focus on growth, we offer exciting and rewarding career opportunities.

Summary of Role

The Intermediate Mining Engineer will be an integral member of the corporate mine technical services team as it collaborates with our site teams in Senegal and will contribute to the development of our new mine in Burkina Faso.  The role is based out of head office in Toronto.

Key Responsibilities

·         Optimize and maintain the long-range mine plan

·         Provide mine development support for new mine project

·         Provide technical support for continued improvement initiatives for the existing operation

·         Assist in and/or conduct feasibility and engineering studies

·         Valuation of potential M&A acquisitions

Required Skills & Experience

·         Must hold a degree in Mining Engineering with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in the mining industry

·         Proven strong background in mine planning

·         Practical experience in open pit operations

·         Strong communication skills in English; French an asset

·         Technical mine planning skills working with mine planning and CAD packages (e.g. Minesched, Vulcan, Surpac, Minesight etc.)

·         Strategic mine planning working with pit optimization tools

·         Ability to effectively collaborate with others across the organization and build strong relationships

·         Ability to plan, organize work, and make decisions to achieve specific goals and company objectives

·         Results driven; strives for excellence in efficiency and performance     

·         Demonstrates an open, transparent and effective communication style

·         Displays integrity and is accountable for actions and statements

·         Exhibits respect and mutual trust in all working relationships

·         Ability to interact effectively with various people including those with challenges, special needs or disabilities

Working Conditions

·         Regular office working conditions and hours; additional hours may be required as the job requirements dictate

·         Ability to travel to overseas operations when required (approximately 25%), at times for extended periods of time

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