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The Mine Planning Engineer will contribute to the design and development of processes, practices and methodologies with the mine planning team. This will include ensuring continued growth, efficiency, and profitability of the team.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

Supervise and train department personnel to perform duties

Develop accurate mineral model(s) for use in planning and reserve/resource calculations

Design pits, phases and other earth works projects based on mineral models and constraints such as mining limitations, slope design criteria, topography and facility locations

Use pit design, knowledge of mineral models and production constraints to generate a short-term, mid-term and long-term plans that accurately predicts mining process

Review mine plans and schedules and make recommendations on the integration of those plans with the long term project plans

Evaluate alternative designs and mine plans based on various operational scenarios with the goal of maximizing productivity and revenue

Conduct equipment studies to verify that planned production goals can be met

Make recommendations for opportunities that maximize efficiency and productivity of the entire operation

Prepare and Review resource/reserve estimations and technical report

Prepare and Review plan reconciliations

Prepare and Review designs of dumps, access roads, ramps and mine site facilities

Project management duties, including, but not limited to: contract review, bid award, cost estimation, schedule tracking and reporting

Qualifications & Skills Requirements:

Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering

Minimum of three years of experience in a mining environment

Knowledge of engineering techniques as they apply to pit design, mine planning, equipment analysis and project management

Thorough understanding of open pit mining operations, as well as a general understanding of milling operations and mine maintenance

Thorough working knowledge and skill using a PC utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs.

Experience with MineSight or other related Mine Planning Software preferred

Must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis

About Kinross Gold Corporation:

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with its head office in Toronto, and mines and projects in the United States, Canada, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana and Mauritania, and employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide. Our core values are putting people first, outstanding corporate citizenship, high performance culture and rigorous financial discipline.

At Kinross, we pride ourselves on being skilled, responsible operators who strive not only to meet, but to exceed, regulatory requirements for both environmental and health and safety performance, wherever we operate. Putting people first is a core Kinross value, and our chief priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of every employee and contractor who works for us.

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