In this role, the Senior Mine Engineer will carry out and oversee engineering tasks in mine planning, ground
control, ventilation, and coordinate tasks with operational personnel in support of achieving production


Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the Senior Mine Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Supervisor, train and mentor planners, EITs, mine technicians and coop students within the engineering
  2. Oversee, coordinate and prepare engineering deliverables including short/medium/long term planning and
    scheduling, infrastructure and ventilation designs, geotechnical analyses and recommendations,
    reconciliations and reporting.
  3. Develop, optimize and implement short and medium term mine plans to achieve budget and long term
    objectives in a safe and economic manner.
  4. Coordinate mine planning work with that of geology, longhole, ground control, ventilation, survey and mine
  5. Work closely with the operating and technical groups to support optimum utilization of resources.
  6. Facilitate weekly planning meetings, with key personnel, to coordinate activities in order to meet goals.
  7. Assist in the development of the annual mine site budget and quarterly forecasts, with support from
  8. Facilitate strategic long term mine planning sessions, with input from all stakeholders.
  9. Participate in the compilation of month-end engineering reports and stope reconciliations.
  10. Monitor compliance and ensure adherence to applicable engineering codes, regulations, safety and
    environmental practices, performance standards and specifications.
  11. Troubleshoot problems that arise; analyze and recommend solutions so that mining will proceed according
    to plan.
  12. In consultation with the mine team, evaluate alternative optimized methods of ore extraction, stope access
    and mining sequence, detailing the costs, benefits and issues with each approach and make
    recommendations to the team.
  13. Contribute to the development of policies and procedures in engineering.
  14. Participate actively in training programs, personal improvement, and job improvement initiatives.
  15. Continually develop the ability, knowledge and skills necessary to keep up with the changing methods and
  16. Assist and coordinate special projects that arise within the planning and projects teams.
  17. Perform other duties as requested.


  • A College Diploma in a related field or a License as an Instrumentation Technician is required
  • Related experience in the Mining or Manufacturing Industry
  • Computer skills, knowledge of Windows Software, Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Practice good housekeeping
  • Be committed to safety
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical and Prescription Benefits
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Coverage
  • Wellness Spending Account
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Mine/Mill Performance Plan Incentives
  • Perfect Attendance Rewards
  • Paid Pregnancy and Parental Leave

About Us

Lake Shore Gold is located in Timmins, Ontario, a vibrant community of 45,000 residents that is a central hub for Northeastern Ontario. In Timmins, people can enjoy recreational activities such as camping, world class fishing, nature, and snowmobile trails. Direct flights to Toronto are available at the local airport via multiple carriers. There are many support networks in the community including the local Timmins and District Hospital, local sports leagues for children and adults (hockey, baseball, basketball, etc.), golf courses, both cross country and downhill ski resorts, a community pool, and many other community events that provide entertainment throughout the year (fairs, carnivals, concerts, etc.).

Lake Shore Gold operates two mines in Timmins: Timmins West Mine and Bell Creek Mine. The Timmins West Mine is located approximately 18 kilometres west of the city, while Bell Creek Mine is located approximately 20 kilometers northeast of the city and consists of an underground mine and processing facility with its tailings management area. Timmins, Ontario is one of the world’s most prolific gold camps and mineralization at both mines is associated with the Porcupine-Destor fault system within the Abitibi greenstone belt.

Lake Shore Gold is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and all aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business requirements.

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