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Requisition ID 5975 – Posted 01/31/2023 – 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. 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, 65km 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, couple 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: This position is a full time with a flexible Hybrid Work Model with a requirement of once-a-month 7 day rotation
Position Reports To: Environment Superintendent
Position Overview
Reporting to the Environment Superintendent, the Senior Resources Engineer is responsible for working as an integral member of the environment department and New Gold teams to provide water resources analysis to inform mine planning and water management planning.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing site water balances
  • Developing mine water management plans
  • Preparing technical reports and presentations
  • Developing hydrologic design criteria (e.g., peak flows and volume for various frequencies of rainfall and snowmelt events) for hydraulic structures
  • Participating in a wide range of engineering and mining projects, from conceptual water management planning, to detailed designed of water infrastructure
  • Providing technical expertise related to hydrologic assessments, site-wide and tailings impoundment water balances, options assessments for water management infrastructure, hydraulic and streamflow evaluations, hydraulic modelling and dam breach assessment
  • Serving as a Qualified Professional in relevant jurisdictions for assessments, studies, designs, and recommendations where required for regulatory purposes
  • Providing leadership and mentoring to a growing mine water management team and interacting and collaborating with other senior leaders in the business


  • A degree in civil engineering or environmental engineering or equivalent
  • 10 years of progressively senior experience in the resource industry
  • Technical expertise of, and extensive experience with, developing and applying complex water quality simulation models and other planning tools
  • Experience with the GoldSim® simulation modelling platform is required
  • Professional registration or eligibility to obtain it
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both formal and informal settings
  • Strong project management skills and experience in managing water resource
  • Knowledge of the water management requirements of the mining industry and the relevant Ontario regulations
  • Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, mentoring, writing and people skills
  • Committed to technical excellence and ability to write proposals and technical reports

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
  • Camp and Travel Allowance provided or Relocation Package

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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