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Geotechnical Engineer, Mine - Cote Gold Mine Site - Expressions of Interest

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Geosciences Jobs
Geotechnical Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Rock Mechanics Jobs, Engineering Geologist Jobs, Geotechnical Engineer Jobs, Mine Geologist Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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***In preparation for a positive decision to construct the Cote Gold Mine Site, you are invited to express your interest to join our team***

About Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

The Role

To coordinate activities related to a full range of ground control engineering functions and to ensure service and / or operating standards are met (internally and / or externally). To contribute to the design and development of processes, practices, and methodologies in geotech and rock engineering.

Your Responsibilities:

Key Area: Provide support with regard to ground control management.
Ensure that the geomechanical properties and behavior of the material comprising the pit slopes and dumps are properly understood.
Ensure that geotechnical advice and design recommendations provided in relation to the open pits, dumps, stockpiles, sumps, haul roads and drainage channels is understood and executed correctly in the field.
Regularly inspect and monitor ground conditions at the active face.
Collect, analyze and interpret the required geotechnical data.
Analyze monitoring results and report any anomalies.
Assist in providing technical advice and design analysis for ground control issues related to the open pits, dumps, stock piles, sumps, haul roads and drainage channels.
Appropriately inspect, evaluate and report all significant ground related incidents.
Carry out regular audits of the pit slopes and dumps and record results as per the schedule and methodology prescribed by the Geotechnical Coordinator.
Carry out blast vibration monitoring and blast audits, and record and communicate the results for feedback into drill and blast design.
Liaise with production supervisors on a daily basis.
Supervise slope stabilization works, geotechnical drilling, and installation of monitoring equipment with an emphasis on a high level of safety and quality.
Continually improve their geotechnical skills by way of working through the geotechnical skills matrix and seeking guidance and mentorship from the Geotechnical Coordinator.
Key Area: Provide leadership within the company for ground control.
Develops and provides ownership of the company’s ground control plan.
Researches information to support decision making and improve processes, technologies, or methodologies in the field of ground control.
Provide mentorship and coaching to technical services staff and operators regular ground control risks and controls to enhance awareness and provide education.
Prepares communication materials, manuals and other written materials related to technical issues, programs, or systems.
Keeps on top of trends related to slope stability and tailings dam stability and incorporates this information into work assignments and approach.
Actively seeks mentorship and learning to improve product or technical knowledge and skill set.


What we look for:

University degree in Mine Engineering/Geology.
Masters in Rock Mechanics or Ground Control Engineering preferred.
Formal professional or technical registration in appropriate area of expertise.
5-8 years of related work experience.
Previous experience in the mining industry is preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written, with both internal and external contacts and the ability to work with all levels of the organization.
Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented.
Must be able to handle a high level of confidentiality.
Ability to work with others in a team environment.
Ability to organize and prioritize job duties.
Pleasant and courteous in interpersonal interactions.
Leadership Requirements

IAMGOLD is committed to treating all people in a way that respects their dignity and independence. Should you require any accommodation during the recruitment process or otherwise, please notify us of this when you apply and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Primary Location: Canada
Work Locations: 06 - Cote Gold IAMGOLD Corp, Côté Gold Division 3 Mesomikenda Lake RdPO Box 100 Gogama P0M 1W0
Job: Engineering
Organization: Cote Gold
Job Posting: Dec 21, 2019, 3:47:45 PM

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