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    (CANADA) and Emo
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  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / 2 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

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 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.

Applicants who reside in Northwestern Ontario and have experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the Northwest Ontario, are assets. Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the Impact Benefits Agreement (IBA) and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Ontario communities. (Indigenous) Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.

About The Role

Schedule: 5/2 and 4/3 – must be willing to relocate to the local area

Position Reports To: Senior Engineer

Position Overview

Rainy River is committed to developing its people by the implementation of an engineer in training (EIT) progression model. This model provides EIT's to be exposed to a variety of technical disciplines with a structured career progression.  The Mine EIT ensures safe and efficient technical services by generating designs, plans and measurements that provide critical mining information to operators and the rest of the technical team. 

Key Responsibilities

  • prepare weekly short range plans, aligning with our long range mine plans
  • lead initiatives by identifying opportunities, products, or techniques for reducing overall costs while improving productivity of the loading fleet
  • will have the opportunity to move into another subject area such as drill and blast, stockpiles/projects, surveying, geotechnical or underground engineering
  • Ensures safe and efficient technical services by generating designs, plans and measurements that provide critical mining information to operators and the rest of the technical team
  • Weekend coverage of engineering functions at the mine.


  • 2 plus years’ experience in Mine Engineering with exposure to surface mining operations
  • Successful completion of a Mine Engineering bachelor’s degree Program
  • Eligible for professional registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)

Why New Gold?

  • Highly competitive base salary, compensation programs and a quarterly incentive program
  • Extended Health & Dental Benefit
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance benefit
  • Defined match contribution to group registered retirement savings account
  • Relocation package provided

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors.  Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Experience in using mining software including AutoCAD, Mine Sight & Vulcan is an asset
  • Must possess effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Drill and Blast design experience would be considered an asset
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and decision-making abilities
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