Your role will consist of various duties including surveying and ventilation. General duties will include assisting the planning, ventilation, and survey personnel in their day-to-day activities. Duties will also include marking up development lines, doing development pick-ups, long-hole drill ring mark-ups, updating mine plans, issuing development drawings, and doing month-end and bonus calculations. Other duties include but are not limited to weekly and monthly ventilation surveys, assessing air losses, re-circulation and unbalancing split, inspecting auxiliary vent tubing, fan installations and notifying of repairs due, updating the master level drawings and master ventilation schematics, providing timely delivery of the vent report on a weekly basis and issuing corrective actions to return the airflow to proper working order, if required.

Job Details

Timmins West Mine – Timmins, ON

Schedule – 4×3 (10hrs) or 5×2 (8hrs)

This position is located in Timmins, ON, and requires relocation to the Timmins, ON area. It is not a camp location.


Reporting to the Chief Engineer, you will have the following primary responsibilities:

  • Complete and manage fragmentation studies
  • Borehole survey of production holes
  • Fill in underground survey tasks as needed
  • Champion longhole production improvements and optimization
  • Gather and analyze data, plan, organize and prioritize work, deliver timely information

Secondary responsibilities may include:

  • Assist with time studies, ventilation surveys, routine engineering projects, and long-hole drill layouts
  • Assist with development layouts
  • Underground ventilation surveys, inspections and troubleshooting to maintain compliance
  • Prepare and conduct weekly ventilation meeting
  • Issue corrective actions to return the airflow to proper working order if required
  • Updating master level drawings, master longesections and master ventilation schematics


  • Completion of a two year Mine Technician or Technologist college degree or related experience
  • Minimum three years underground experience performing ventilation and/or surveying
  • Knowledge of total station setting, and proficiency in Deswik, Excel, and Word are required
  • Ability to use and calibrate associated survey equipment
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with various workgroups 
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Wages
  • Relocation Assistance available for eligible positions
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • 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
  • Paid Pregnancy and Parental Leave

To express your interest in this position please forward your resume to:
Lakeshore Gold
Human Resources
Lake Shore Gold
P.O. Box 1067
Timmins ON
P4N 7H9
Fax 705-269-4936

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, a subsidiary of Pan American Silver, is located in Timmins, Ontario. The Bell Creek Complex, located approximately 20 kilometers northeast of Timmins, Ontario, consists of an underground mine and processing facility. Mineralization is associated with the Porcupine-Destor fault system within the Abitibi greenstone belt, with ore mined by narrow vein longhole stoping methods.  Ore is then transported to surface via a modern one thousand eighty metre deep shaft capable of forty-eight hundred tonnes per day.

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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