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Requisition ID 5924 – Posted 11/15/2022 – 7000 New Gold – Rainy River Mine – Emo, Ontario

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 to 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. 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 halfway 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: 14 days on, 14 days off – 12-hour days
Position Reports To: Senior Surveyor

Key Responsibilities

  • Adhere to and improve procedures and practices for survey data collection
  • Provide up to date surveys in pit, roads, dumps and stockpiles
  • Marking out drill holes for drills in a timely and safe manner
  • Ensure survey data is compiled into correct formats and stored in proper data bases and filing systems
  • Importing and editing surveys on appropriate software programs
  • Perform wall scans and drone surveys using multi-station and both fixed wing and quad copter drones
  • Marking out lines on uneven black rock for ore control
  • Marking out design lines/limits for pit and dump construction
  • Provide grade checks for loading units and dozers
  • Ensure adherence and compliance and construction surveys as and when required


  • Preferably 1-2 years of experience working in a mining or construction setting
  • Must possess effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficient use of MS Word, Excel, Access
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and decision-making abilities
  • Fir and able to work in all weather conditions
  • Completion of a two-year Mining Technology Diploma or other relevant Engineering Diploma or a combination of education and experience may also be considered

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

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company.  Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

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.

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