Manager, Underground Mining

Kinross Gold Corporation - Toronto

Posted 850 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Engineering, Science, Management
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Mining & Metals
  • Employer job ID
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Job description

This is a Technical Services role intended to provide the technical leadership in the area of underground mine engineering.  To act as a senior team member that will provide technical guidance and engineering support to the operations, exploration projects, and corporate development with respect to all technical areas of underground mine evaluation, development and operation.


Manage underground mine engineering activities:

  • Demonstrates advanced-level knowledge in underground mine engineering
  • Lead the technical development for scoping studies in the area of underground mining
  • Provides engineering support for operations and development projects
  • Participates in due diligence reviews and evaluations for projects with and underground engineering component.
  • Maintain current understanding of best practices and advancements and recommend continuous improvement efforts.
  • Performs technical audits to support operations, exploration, and business development activities.

Management of outside consultants providing underground engineering services to the company:

  • Align activities to support the Corporation’s goals and objectives
  • Actively monitors the developments in the industry related to underground engineering practices.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Formal professional designation in appropriate area of expertise
  • 10 years of related work experience
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Experience working in at least 2 underground mining operations
  • Experience working in underground operations as a supervisor at one or more levels
  • Experience in preparing technical studies and cost estimates for capital and operating costs
  • Practical knowledge and experience with computer aided underground mine design tools
  • Proficiency with resource modeling and mine planning software systems (i.e. Vulcan, Datamine, Micromine, Minesight, Mine 24D)
  • Ability and interest to work in a small team that requires hands on problem solving and engineering versus support being provided by a large team
  • Demonstrated ability to manage engineering consultants and contractors
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, organizational, technical and analytical skills
  • Experience supervising and mentoring technical employees
  • Proven knowledge of mine site operations and resource requirements
  • Ability to travel (approximately 25%)
  • Additional specialized education of up to 4 years, including masters level degree or equivalent
  • Experience with mining projects in developing nations
  • Experience with initial mine development
  • Language; Spanish, French, Russian considered an asset
  • Experience managing underground development contracts

About this company

Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 8,000 people worldwide. Kinross’ strategic focus is to maximize net asset value and cash flow per share through a four-point plan built on: delivering mine and financial performance; attracting and retaining the best people in the industry; achieving operating excellence through the “Kinross Way”; and delivering future value through profitable growth opportunities. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).

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