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Senior Mine Geologist

If you thrive on success and team work in a team culture, Agnico Eagle offers career opportunities on a global scale. We provide rewarding and challenging work that will help you grow your skills and your career. Agnico Eagle is committed to creating meaningful opportunities for our employees and we encourage everyone who works for us to contribute to their full potential. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We provide a safe work environment and seek to ensure all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, free from harassment, discrimination, bullying and retaliation. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Disability-related accommodations during the application and selection process are available upon request. Interested? We hope you are.


Location: Timmins, ON / Detour Lake Mine

Rotation: 5 days in, followed by 2 days off (Timmins), 4 days in, followed by 3 days off (Detour Lake Mine)




At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.



We value you – your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.


Based at the Canadian Operations Centre in Timmins, ON with rotations at the Detour Lake Mine, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mine Geologist to join our Geology team reporting to the Geology Superintendent.

The Senior Mine Geologist will support and be an alternate for the Superintendent to deliver maximum ore grade to the process plant through accurate identification of mineralization, optimal ore classification, and supervision of extraction. The incumbent will assist in mentoring a team to a high level of capability and understanding of leading mine and geological techniques, software and technology.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervision of in-pit ore production and reporting, including detailed reconciliation of the mine to mill flow of information
  • Geological mapping and data analysis for both grade control modeling and geotechnical evaluation
  • Supervision and implementation of Geology Department projects and initiatives
  • Aligning the timing and specification of geology outputs to requirements of the short, medium and long-term strategic mine plans
  • Providing leadership, planning, design, and review of production plans at the Detour Lake pit
  • Assisting with the evaluation, construction, and verification of the grade control model
  • Monitoring and evaluating geological and analytical data quality
  • Supervision and mentoring all communication with consultants and departments such as exploration, milling, mine planning and mine operations
  • Ensuring all mine geology department activities are in compliance with health and safety policies and Ontario legislation
  • Follow defined practices to assure quality, safety and housekeeping standards.


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Geology
  • P. Geo designation or eligible to obtain
  • 8 years’ experience in production geology; with preference in gold
  • 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in an operating mine preferred
  • Experience in open pit operations with a preference to large scale operations
  • Experience in mining software, Datamine and Vulcan experience is preferred
  • A detailed understanding of the efficient use of world-class geological and mining techniques and interpretation of a wide variety of geological data
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to be involved in the training and development of young professionals

    Does this sound like you?  If so, we would love to hear from you.


Together, we are building a world-class gold mine and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team. All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation
  • Travel Allowance
  • Group benefits package
  • Training and learning opportunities

    Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview.

Together, we are Going for Gold in everything that we do and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team.