• Mining Engineer (Medium Term Planning)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 12:18 AM)
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    Job Category
    Mine Operations - Open Pit
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  • Mission for this Position

        About Baffinland:

    At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.


    We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.



    We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.




    Job Introduction:


    Currently Baffinland is looking for a Mining Engineer, Medium Term Planning to join our Mine Operations Department at the Marry River Mine Site. This individual will be working among the site based technical team focusing on mine planning from monthly out to two year time horizon. The role will report to the Senor Mining Engineer.


    This is a permanent position based at site with a 2 week Fly-In, Fly-Out rotation.

    Main Accountabilities

    • Provide technical and operational input into mine plans to ensure that the operational scope is met.
    • Prepare medium term mine plans from pit to port and assist in development of the operational budgeting and forecasting.
    • Meet objectives and comply with; safety plans, incident reporting process, policy/procedure reviews, MOC process, etc.
    • Develop innovative opportunities to improve the efficiency of operations.
    • Mentor team members to help develop the appropriate skill set.
    • Assist with short term mine planning.
    • Production performance analysis,
    • End of month reporting.
    • Mine and road design.
    • Stockpile inventory reporting.
    • Contribute to and participate in the development of and maintenance of safe work procedures for Mine Operations in order to achieve an increased level of health, safety and environmental awareness that will promote efforts for an injury free and environmentally responsible workplace

    Environmental/Physical Demands:

    • Work in extreme low temperatures down to minus 40 Celsius.
    • Lifting up to 25 kg.
    • 12 hour long daily shifts for a two week period.

    Main Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering
    • Professional Engineer registered in Nunavut (or with the capability to register).
    • 3-5 years of open pit mining experience with experience in medium to long term planning and scheduling.
    • Experience in Iron Ore will be highly regarded
    • Proficient in MineSight or similar mine design software.
    • Proficient in MS office suite of programs.
    • Analytical thinking and interpretation of information.
    • Team player and positive attitude.
    • Interested candidates must possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Arctic experience would be beneficial.
    • Experience working in remote mining camps.
    • Experience working with aboriginal people and communities would be an asset

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