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Superintendent, Mine Geology

  • Become a valuable addition to Centerra's Mount Milligan Mine operations team
  • Boost your career by joining an established organization
  • Receive an attractive salary based on skills and experience, plus benefits
About Centerra Gold

Headquartered in Toronto, Centerra Gold (TSX: CG) is one of the leading North American gold and copper producers engaged in the operation, exploration, development, and acquisition in Asia, North America, and other markets worldwide.

Centerra’s vision is to build a team-based culture of excellence that responsibly delivers sustainable value and growth. We are committed to the safety, integrity, ethics, and fairness of our operations, promoting the highest standards of ethical business conduct of our employees, officers, and directors. 

For more information, please see our website

About Mount Milligan Mine

Located approximately 155 kilometres northwest of Prince George in central BC, the Mount Milligan Mine is a conventional truck-shovel open-pit copper and gold mine and concentrator with a 60,000 tpd capacity copper flotation processing plant. 

Mount Milligan operates with comfortable camp accommodations equipped with private washrooms, TV, Wi-Fi, an onsite gym, and other recreational activities. Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region. 

Mount Milligan promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site.

About the Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Superintendent, Mine Geology to join our Mount Milligan Mine operations site.

This is a camp-based position with a schedule of 4 days of work and 3 days of rest. 

Reporting to the Manager, Mine Operations, the Superintendent, Mine Geology’s key objective is to develop, manage, and support the Mine Geology team to deliver accurate and quality information to support the management and extraction of the mineral resource. The Superintendent is directly responsible for collaboration with Mine Operations, Mine Engineering and Mill Metallurgical departments, specifically geologic input to mine plans, geo-metallurgical projects and optimization of mining and milling processes.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Fostering a culture of safe work practices
  • Managing the geology team, providing technical support and mentorship to geology staff
  • Ensuring project goals, scope, and deliverables are met on time and within budget, as well as, preparing annual budgets
  • Ensuring that all environmental standards are adhered to 
  • Managing site databases, GIS systems and QA/QC programs for all geological systems
  • Accountable for the accurate delineation of ore and waste blocks for mining production
  • Managing and reporting of the Ore Waste Rock Management Plan 
  • Accountable for reconciliation of mining production to the grade control and reserve models to identify opportunities for improvement to long-term estimates
  • Managing open pit structural mapping and data deliverables to the geotechnical engineering team
  • Investigating improved techniques for ore delineation and continuous improvement projects that maximize the mineral resource  
  • Site coordination with the Exploration team to test prospective mine area targets
  • Ensuring timely and accurate geological reporting
About You

To qualify, you must have ideally 15+ years of progressive experience including production and ore control geology (preferably open pit), and a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Earth Sciences or Geological Engineering is required.

The following skills and experience will be critical to successfully performing this role:

  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Professional Geologist with EGBC
  • Exploration management, planning and implementation experience are considered an asset
  • Solid knowledge of Alkalic Porphyry deposits, geological and block modelling
  • Strong computer skills; experience with mining software such as Minesight, Leapfrog considered an asset
  • Strong focus on safety, quality assurance and quality control
  • Strong communication, organizational, and team-building skills

Lastly, you will join us with a highly collaborative mindset, fostered by integrity, focus, and an incredible work ethic. Your excellent written and verbal skills will be essential to your success as a solutions-focused member of the team.

About the Benefits

As a valued member of Centerra's Mount Milligan Mine operations team, you can look forward to an attractive annual salary based on experience, skills, and qualifications. You'll also gain access to some incredible benefits, including:

  • Extended group health, dental, vision, and travel insurance
  • Life Insurance, STD, LTD, AD&D
  • Company-sponsored pension with Company match 
  • Bus transportation to and from the site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region
  • World Class camp accommodations, private room with washroom, gymnasium and other recreational facilities
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Healthcare Spending Account / Lifestyle Wellness Spending Account
  • Relocation assistance
  • Annual Incentive Bonus
  • Long-term incentive plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan with Company match
  • Parental leave top-up program
  • Professional development within the organization
  • Join a company committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion

This is your chance to be part of an established, industry-leading global organization with incredible room for career growth and personal development.   

If you have the skills necessary to bring success to the role, then we invite you to apply today!

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