Job title: Ground Control Engineer (Fly-In Fly-Out)

Company: Agnico Eagle Mines

Job description: Reporting to the Ground Control Coordinator, you will be part of the Engineering Department. You will perform good engineering practices and be responsible for observing and establishing solutions to ensure workable ground stability. You will ensure that the goals and objectives are achieved while promoting and respecting Agnico Eagle’s values, Health & Safety Code of Conduct and the environment.

  • Create primary ground support standards and specific layouts for secondary support of underground excavations;
  • Perform open pit and underground rock field inspections, report and follow up on the corrective measures;
  • Ensure regular update of the ground control program and proper follow-up on the different KPIs;
  • Provide training to the different group of interest to guarantee compliance;
  • Define instrumentation and monitoring requirements for all underground excavations and open pit;
  • Design and oversee technical studies regarding aspects of rock mechanics, including numerical modelling and stability analysis for underground openings and open pit;
  • Take part in the transfer of this know-how to the Meliadine’s Engineering team;
  • Collaborate on various Geotechnical and Hydrogeological projects to better understand rock mass behavior and impact of underground water;
  • Collaborate with Meliadine’ Engineering team regarding backfilling strategy;
  • Liaise with AEM specialists from technical services department, projects development groups and other AEM mine sites.


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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering/Geology or closely related discipline, Master’s Degree in Rock Mechanics is preferred;
  • 5+ years in ground control / rock mechanics;
  • Proven track record in operational mining projects;
  • Member of a Canadian Engineering society and eligible to NAPEG membership;
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office suites, AutoCAD and mine design/planning software;
  • Knowledge of the Deswik software is considered an asset.

Note that the official working language at Meliadine is English.YOUR WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Schedule: 14 days of work, followed by 14 days for transportation and rest;
  • Accommodations and meals are provided on site at no cost to the employee. Agnico Eagle provides charter flights to and from the mine site and will accommodate to cover other travelling expenses according to your location of residence in Canada.


Location: Rankin Inlet, NU

Job date: Thu, 04 Apr 2024 03:44:35 GMT