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Mine Planner, Mid Range

Vale Canada - 45 Jobs
Thompson, MB
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Flexible Work
Posted 2 days ago
Job Title: Mine Planner, Mid Range Want to work with leading technology? Who We AreWelcome to Vale. Our purpose is to improve life and transform the future. Together. We value our workforce and strive to offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.Vale Base Metals is one of the world's largest producers of high-quality nickel and an important producer of copper and responsibly sourced cobalt. With headquarters in Toronto, Canada, and operations in Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Manitoba, UK, Indonesia, and Brazil, we are delivering the critical building blocks for a cleaner, greener future.Applying the latest technologies to sustainably mine the critical minerals that power electric vehicles, build renewable energy solutions, and help develop life-saving medical equipment is at the heart of what we do.We have a proud history of mining in Manitoba. Our operations in Thompson, with two operating mines, is located in the awe-inspiring heart of the northern boreal region. It has a strong future in mining and milling, with an ongoing mission to grow as a safe, prosperous, and sustainable nickel producer.We invite you to be part of our evolution. Our TeamThe Thompson Mines Technical Services (MTS) Team is integral to the success of the operations in being a safe and reliable producer. We aim to design and plan safe, sustainable ore extraction through technical excellence in the areas of geology, mine planning, ventilation, backfill, ground control, drill/blast, and survey control. The OpportunityWe are currently seeking a Mine Planner, Mid Range to join our Mines Technical Services Team in Thompson, Manitoba. This is a permanent position.In this role, you will be responsible for adding detail to Long Range Designs and aligning the work with the Operations team for execution. These added details improve the forecasted consistency, align all stakeholders to a single plan and allow for continual improvement. The incumbent will work collaboratively with their peers in the engineering team and cross functionally with all other areas of the operations. Additionally, in this position you will:
  • Update stope Designs using Deswik mine design software.
  • Update development designs for accessing the ore body and other infrastructure.
  • Ensure that stope requirements are assigned appropriately to allow for the forecasting of consumables.
  • Ensure that mine infrastructure has appropriate design work to support the mine
  • Manage projects such as mine improvement and infrastructure replacement.
  • Communicate with operation, contractor and construction crews to maintain scheduled timelines
  • Recommend improvements to engineering designs.
  • Know and comply with safety policies and procedures.
About You Education:
  • Post-Secondary diploma in Mining Technology or a related discipline or
  • Undergraduate Degree in Mining Engineering or Geological Engineering or
  • Relevant experience in a Mining Operation
  • 3 years of underground mining experience is an asset, however EITs with less experience are encouraged to apply.

  • Expert knowledge of MS office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with 3D mine design software (Deswik preferred)
  • Solid understanding of project management principles.
  • Strong verbal, written and analytical communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

How Can Vale grow your career?The Mine Planner will be a part of the Thompson Mines Technical Services (MTS) Team which is integral to the success of the operations in being a safe and reliable producer. Additionally, Vale Canada offers a series of benefits including:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Attractive pension and benefits (company paid core coverage, flex health and dental coverage, flex accounts, disability plans and optional insurances)
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation, flex, sick, top up for maternity/parental)
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Work culture dedicated to safety, diversity & inclusion, and career growth.
  • Grow your career in a large and global company, and mining industry leader.
  • Employee Family Assistance Program.
  • Online training and career development opportunities.
  • Opportunities to advise and oversee the design, budget and construction of new mines and expansions.
Why ThompsonThompson is known as the "Hub of the North." The town was developed in the 1950s around our mine and is now a thriving community. Our home boasts a close-knit and involved community with a vibrant arts and music scene and is known for its hospitality and welcoming nature. Thompsonites, as we call ourselves, are always ready to welcome new people to town and excited to share its gems with them. Above all, the main draw to Thompson is its unspoiled wilderness filled with waterfalls and wildlife, making it the perfect place for the adventurous soul.From the Northern Lights to ice fishing, skating, skiing, hockey, sledding, hunting and every winter sport you can imagine, if you love the outdoors, Thompson is the perfect place for you and your family. Include to TransformAt Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.In accordance with the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.
Grade: H02Apply by: March 12, 2024 #ValeBaseMetals
Competition Number: 1068979
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