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Mine Planner

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.



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.

Location: Macassa Mine, Kirkland Lake, ON

Rotation: 4/3 (4 days on, 3 days off)

This role is not a Camp Based opportunity.


Based at the Macassa Mine Site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Mine Planner/EIT to join our Mine Maintenance team.


The Macassa Mine is a high-grade gold producer, with grade improving at depth, and a key valuation driver for Agnico Eagle.  Located in the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, the Macassa Mine remains one of the highest gold grade mines in the world. Macassa commenced operations in 2002, and with the discovery of the South Mine Complex has been able to increase its level of production significantly over the past five years. The mine is located in an area with well-developed infrastructure, including a provincial highway, a railway system and a private airport. High-grade ore is processed at the Macassa Mill, which currently has available capacity and is located in close proximity to the mine. 


The Mine Planner/EIT will participate in technical activities related to the ongoing development and production of the mine operation.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Produce development and stope layouts.
  • Provide plans and design layouts to all within distribution list
  • Ensure all design information is available for survey prints to be issued
  • Check work of peers for correctness and accuracy
  • Design a mining area, with minimum direction and supervision, from a concept provided for them
  • Develop mining plans in conjunction with other departments such as maintenance, electrical, geology and underground and are required to follow all acts regulations under the OHSA and Reg. 854
  • Lead conceptual meetings, identifying new development requirements that may be coming due and identifying all projects, which may be falling behind
  • Stay current of activities within respective headings and remain up-to-date of production, development and drilling rates to accurately schedule and prioritize required work
  • Reconcile stopes upon completion
  • Paste cycle tracking- ensuring all plans and prints are available for paste filling stopes
  • Provide input to the Senior Mine Planner to develop and maintain a rolling 3-month plan, which will allow the mine to meet its production/exploration commitments and goals
  • Work jointly with Underground Captains to develop daily and weekly plans in a timely manner
  • Visits to underground workings regularly to assess conditions, gather data and make recommendations for improvements
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Our ideal candidate has:

  • B.Sc / B.Tech Degree in Mining Engineering or Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 year’s relevant experience in an operating mine
  • Experience in underground Hard Rock Mining Environment preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Working knowledge of mine design software is an asset (AutoCAD, Promine, Deswik)


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
  • 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.