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Chief Mine Engineer

Employment Options, KL

Full-Time • Kirkland Lake Region

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Alamos Gold Inc. Young-Davidson is currently recruiting the following challenging and rewarding position to join our Technical Services team:

Chief Mine Engineer


About Alamos Gold Inc.: Alamos is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with diversified production from three operating mines in North America. This includes the Young-Davidson and Island Gold mines in north and northwestern Ontario, Canada and the Mulatos mine in Sonora State, Mexico. Additionally, the Company has a significant portfolio of exploration through advanced development stage projects in Mexico, Canada and the United States. Alamos employs more than 1,900 people and is committed to the highest standards of sustainable development.


Date Posted: January 13, 2023                                               Closing Date: Until filled


Role Overview:


Working with the Technical Services Superintendent, you will lead the engineering team productivity and performance involving the production of mine plan designs, including dewatering, material handling, ventilation, ground control, underground construction, long hole drilling, pastefill and blasting. Assess the performance and effectiveness of existing designs and systems and continually optimize. Work with the management team in establishing the overall strategy and implement the approved mine plan to achieve targets in a safe and economical manner.


Primary Responsibilities:


§ Provide technical leadership and operational expertise to the engineering team.

§ Facilitate bi-weekly planning meetings to coordinate activities to meet production goals.

§ Supervise and coordinate all engineering activities including reconciliation and reporting.

§ In consultation with the operations team, enhance grade control and minimize dilution through design and planning, stope access and mining sequence.

§ Ensure effective recruitment, development, training and succession planning, is provided with current and future needs, while implementing actions for standard processes for team growth.

§ Provide clear work objectives, expectations and performance levels to your team members.

§ Lead performance by setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations, and providing feedback and coaching to direct reports.

§ Review mine design, planned mining activities and KPI to improve value to the operation.

§ Ensure designs and applications align with engineering standards, safety, environmental regulations and company policies and procedures.

§ Cultivate and maintain a high-performance culture by holding yourself and team members accountable.

§ Support activities between multi engineering fields and other departments.


Qualifications and Experience:

§ Registered Professional Engineering license in Ontario (P.Eng). BSc in Mine Engineering

§ 7 to 10 years of experience in an underground mine engineering and Supervisory role.

§ Strong background in long-hole and bulk mining methods is crucial.

§ Experience with ground control, mine ventilation systems and underground water management, and paste fill would be considered an asset.

§ Strong digital literacy is essential, including the ability to use and create excel spreadsheets and work with mining software (A-Mine, Deswik, VentSim etc...)

§ Strong leadership, resourcefulness and ability to prioritize engineering work and coordinate multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

§ Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, provide sound engineering problem-solving techniques to resolve potential issues.

§ Excellent interpersonal skills and communication between technical and non-technical groups. Relate to both operations and engineering teams, fostering a team focused approach.

§ Ability to coach EIT, mentor and develop technical staff career progression.

§ Ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with mine operating staff to complete mine plans, budgets, and construction projects.

§ The individual should be energetic, self motivated, and have strong organizational skills.


Schedule/ Working Environment:

Position is based on a weekly 4 day on /3 day off rotation. Willingness and commitment to balance work/life is important to this role.

Reward for Your Efforts:

Competitive compensation with short and long term rewards, based upon experience;

Comprehensive benefits, retirement and incentive packages;

Professional development and leadership training;


Qualified candidates are invited to visit our website, and apply online under the careers’ sections.


Alamos Gold Inc. is committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance so that we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.


We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants however; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.












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Job Expires: 2023-03-16

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Employment Options, KL

Kirkland Lake Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 2E1, Canada

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