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Job Opportunity with Victoria Gold Corp: Mine Engineer – Heap Leach Planner

Victoria Gold Corp. (“Victoria”) is a mining company with an Executive team that is experienced in developing and operating mines in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. Victoria’s Eagle Gold Mine poured its first gold in September 2019 and declared commercial production at the end of Q2 2020. Future and current mines, like Eagle Gold, will be a strong contributor to the Yukon and its citizens for many years to come. www.vgcx.com
Victoria is looking to hire the position outlined below for our Eagle Gold Mine located in Yukon:

Mine Engineer- Heap Leach Planner

Under the direction of the Senior Mine Engineer, the Heap Leach Planner will work closely with the operations groups, geology and Process Engineering to develop and update short-term and mid-term plans for the development of the Heap Leach Structure. The planner will execute engineering activities to ensure service and operating standards are met and aligned to the organization’s long-term goals. The role contributes to continuous business improvement through identifying and developing initiatives that add value to the business. This position will work a rotational basis, three weeks on-site with three weeks of leave (3×3). Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Provide weekly and monthly plans and design layouts to maintain productive development of the Heap Leach Structure
• Optimize placement strategies while in constant communication with the process operations group
• Develop detailed weekly and monthly stacking and leaching plans
• Maintain the Key Performance Indicators for the Process Department
• Provide input to the Long-Term Planner to develop and maintain a rolling 12-month plan, which will allow the mine/process departments to meet their production commitment and goals
• Lead and engage in improvement efforts to achieve budgets, production, operating and cost-efficiencies
• Provide daily, weekly, and monthly reports. Lead weekly and monthly forecast meetings
Qualifications and Experience:
• B.Sc in Mining/Mineral Process Engineering with 5-8 years’ experience in an open pit operation
• Detailed knowledge of material handling systems
• Commit to safe work practices
• Demonstrated proficiency in mine design software such as Minesight and AutoCad
• Ability to work within a team environment with demonstrated leadership qualities
• Self-directed and self-motivated, demonstrating initiative to do more than is expected or required in the position

Victoria Gold Corp. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you are excited about this opportunity and feel you meet the expectations of the role, please send us your resume with the reference headline “Mine Engineer – Heap Leach Planner” to the following email address: greatpeoplework@vgcx.com