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Technologist – Production Planning

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!


In general, the Long-Hole Technologist will work closely with senior production engineer to provide drilling layout, coordinate production drilling under the supervision of the production engineer, develop long-hole stoping strategies, blasting result analysis, production performance analysis and other mining engineering related tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

 Prepare drill prints for long-hole stopes, ventilation raises or service holes as required to achieve production objectives;

 Analyse drill hole breakthrough surveys and liaise changes to plan required to senior production engineer;

 Prepare blast prints for stopes and ventilation raises;

 Analyse and issue CMS surveys from stopes;

 Participate in the monthly production reconciliation process;

 Participate in the calculation of monthly production KPI;

 Involvement in construction projects as required;

 Participate in blast vibration monitoring and blast optimization efforts;

 Support senior engineers by having an active role in various projects around the mine;


 Mine Technologist with a minimum of 5 year experience.

 Previous experience in drill and blast design is highly desirable.

 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.

 The incumbent will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong commitment to working in a safe, socially responsible manner.

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

The schedule for this position is based in a camp operation working on a defined 8-6 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 to: Human Resources - Richmont Mines Inc., Island Gold Mine E-mail:

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