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Senior Engineer – Production

Richmont Island Gold Mine Full-Time  Dubreuilville, Ontario, Canada 31 May 2017

Job Description

Richmont Mine Inc. has produced over 1.5 million ounces of gold from its operations in Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland since beginning production over 23 years ago.

Island Gold Mine is located near Dubreuilville in Northwestern Ontario and is an underground gold mine operation. With the company’s focus on this flagship operation, there are transformational development plans at Island Gold to position the mine for future growth by unlocking the value of the Resource extension at depth. This is a very exciting time in the mine life of Island Gold and with that we are searching for highly motivated and committed people to join our team!

If you are willing to be part of a team that is dedicated to growth, high performance and a culture of safety and accountability, we would like to hear from you!


Under the supervision of the Chief Engineer, the Senior Engineer will be responsible for coordinating all aspect of production through coaching of the short term production engineer, creation of 3 months production forecasts and long range mine plans. Applying his leadership abilities, the Senior Engineer will be responsible to identify production needs and liaise with other departments to find cost effective and safe solutions. In addition to this, he will be responsible in supervising and mentoring younger staff in long-hole planning. The Senior Engineer will also be called to play an active role in the design and scheduling of underground construction projects.

Key Responsibilities:

 Prepare short term production schedule including development and/or supervise short-term       production engineer depending on rotation;

 Prepare mid to long range mining plan (excavation design and scheduling);

 Identify production bottlenecks and resolve them thought multidisciplinary work teams (geology, electrical, mechanical & UG);

 Determine desired production/development performances needed to achieve plan and communicate them effectively;

 Mentor and coach other production junior engineers;

 Participate in the monthly production reconciliation process;

 Participate in the calculation of monthly production KPI’s and bonus calculations;

 Oversee underground project team through design approval and project scheduling;

 Participate in budgeting process;

 Support Chief Engineer by having an active role in various projects around the mine;


 BSc in Mining Engineering with minimum 6-8 year of underground mining experience.

 Excellent knowledge in underground narrow vein mining (long-hole preferred)

 Experience in underground construction project management

 The individual should have demonstrated a high level of energy, self motivation and strong organizational skills.

 Exceptional attention to detail, able to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.

 Genuine sense of urgency in production matters and being proactive in solution finding.

 The incumbent will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, Autocad and Promine is required.

Position is based in operations working on a defined rotation schedule.

Island Gold Mine welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Richmont Mine is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume via the Richmont Careers page at

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