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Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company.

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties.

Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment.

New Gold would like to acknowledge the lands and resources of the Treaty 3 Territory and respect the traditional values of our First Nation partners.

To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at www.newgold.com. To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page.

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to :
• A stimulating values-based work environment
• A culture of collaboration and inclusion
• Inspiring colleagues and... approachable leaders
• Career development opportunities
• A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
• A competitive total compensation program
• A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

Rainy River Mine

Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer.

If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

About The Role

Schedule : 14 / 14 or 7 / 7 or 5 / 2-4 / 3

Position Reports To : UG Chief Geologist

Position Overview :

Reporting to the UG Chief Geologist, the incumbent is responsible for the leadership and direction in all underground geological activities related to the development of the project.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership and direction of the mine geology group, and establishing, managing, and prioritizing activities to achieve short term and strategic goals of the operation while maximizing the recovery of the reserve and identifying any new resources to be converted into reserves.

Specific areas of oversight include ore control, reserve definition drilling, UG Mine Exploration, geological interpretation, short range modeling, geologic database, month end reporting, and reconciliation.

The Senior Underground Project Geologist is expected to lead by the example as set out in New Gold’s Leadership Contract and to ensure the department employs safe working policies and behaviors.

Key Responsibilities
• Implement best practices with respect to resource modelling, and ore control
• Work in conjunction with the UG General Superintendent to ensure the achievement of departmental and operational goals.
• Ensure he / she and the team, work in accordance with the safety procedures
• Daily communication with Engineering, Mine Operations and Contractors
• Oversee activities related to the modelling and examination of geological data
• Oversee activities related to consulting requirements to support the grade control process
• Implement best practices with respect to software usage, data management, and file management
• Daily, Weekly, Monthly reporting
• Ensure the QAQC protocols are in place and followed.
• Assist in monitoring and reporting QAQC results
• Participate in the coaching, mentorship, and evaluation of non-technical staff.
• Assist in all aspects of production and in other key areas of the mine as required
• Assist in open pit Geology activities as required

• Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geological Engineering or related field
• Registered or able to register as a GIT or P. Geo in Ontario, Canada
• Demonstrated knowledge of ore control, drill program, resource estimation processes, mapping and reconciliation
• Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in mining, underground mining experience is preferred
• Strong interdepartmental communication skills
• Proven abilities to lead, manage and mentor
• Able to change and re-prioritize tasks as new information is gathered
• Strong ability to self-learn
• Knowledge of Leapfrog and Deswik packages is preferred

Why New Gold?
• Highly competitive base salary, and a quarterly incentive program
• Extended Health & Dental Benefits
• Short-term and long-term disability insurance benefit
• Defined match contribution to group registered retirement savings account
• Annual Health Spending Account
• Camp, Travel & Meals provided
Emo ON


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