• Notice

    Nordic Gold Oy (formely Nordic Mines Oy) will start mining operations at the Laiva mine from 1 August 2018.

    Mining blasts will usually be carried out on weekdays from 13:00 to 14:00 and in exceptional circumstances at other times.

    Production activities will increase mining traffic in the Laivakangas area.

    For more information please call 044 4229 600

We are ramping up the Laiva Gold Mine and looking to recruit the core team of the Mine within the next weeks.

Laiva Gold Mine is owned by Nordic Gold Oy. Nordic Gold acquired the Laiva Gold Mine in 2018 and their plan is to return Laiva pits and plant to production in August 2018. Dewatering started in January 2018 and infill drilling started in February 2018. All necessary infrastructure is currently in place. Skilled and educated workforce was one of the main reasons for Nordic Gold to invest to this Finnish mine. There is also a strong mining heritage and world class infrastructure in Finland. Finland was rated the Worlds top mining jurisdiction by Fraser Institute in 2017.

We are currently recruiting over 20 professionals to key positions.

 

Are you interested in joining us? Please check below all the current open opportunities:

 

  • Laboratory Supervisor

    The Laboratory Supervisor will organise and direct the daily activities of the laboratory. You are responsible for supervising laboratory personnel, and ensuring their safety and comfort, and conduct quality control.

  • Junior Mining Engineer

    In this position you will work as a mining engineer, responsible for the safe and efficient development of mines. You will also oversee and manage the production and ensure the safety and efficiency of the mine.

  • Drill and Blast Supervisor

    You will provide technical support to the Production Drill and Blast Department. You will be responsible for all Technical Services Drill and Blast functions on the ground within the pit and you will report to the Drill & Blast Engineer.

  • Processing Engineer

    You tasks are assessing processes, taking measurements and interpreting data. You will design, run and test systems and processes and develop and upgrade practices and innovative solution to improve production rates and quality.

  • Surveyor

    The surveyor monitors contract progress in surface mining operations by providing a comprehensive survey control service in accordance with internal survey, environmental, Health and Safety Standards.

  • Maintenance Planner

    You will for example develop and utilize Standard Job Plans for routine maintenance activities, continually review, and seek feedback and optimize resources, parts, tooling, task list, safety information, risk assessment.

  • Maintenance Superintendent

    Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for the effective and safe operation of the Maintenance and fixed plant maintenance and associated infrastructure incorporating planning, development, optimisation and production.

  • Production Superintendent

    In this challenging position you will work as a production superintendent, overseeing the production of the company by applying your productional and financial expertise in order of maximising efficiency and quality of production.

  • Draft / Junior Design Engineer

    You will have your own crucial role in design team as an expert for drafting and designing. You will be surrounded by other professionals and you will co-operate daily with different stakeholders of the project.

  • Mechanical Engineer

    In this position you will have your own crucial role in design team as an expert for mechanical designing. You will be surrounded by other professionals and you will co-operate daily with different stakeholders of the project.

  • Senior Grade Control Geologist

    You will develop geological and geotechnical models to support mine planning, supervise geologists and technical staff and seek continuous improvement of mine geology operating procedures and systems.

  • Laboratory Supervisor

    We are looking for an experienced Laboratory Supervisor for a responsible position at our gold mine near to Raahe.

    We are offering an interesting position in a new growing company. You will organise and direct the daily activities of the laboratory. You are responsible for supervising laboratory personnel, and ensuring their safety and comfort. You will conduct quality control, and oversee the collecting, analysing and interpreting of laboratory results. You will manage the laboratory inventory, and the purchase of supplies. You will work with the company engineers and management in continually improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the mine.

    To succeed you need a suitable education, and at least 3 years of experience in a similar position. You must have great interpersonal capabilities, and be familiar with laboratories, their tools and processes. Experience in the field of mining is preferred. You must have good leadership skills, and are able to focus on the task and motivate your staff even in the most demanding situations.

    A good command of the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Junior Mining Engineer

    We are looking for a Junior Mining Engineer for a responsible position at our gold mine near to Raahe.

    We are offering an interesting position in a new growing company. In this position you will work as a mining engineer, responsible for the safe and efficient development of mines and other surface operations. Additionally you will oversee and manage the production and for your part ensure the safety and efficiency of the mine. You will work with the company engineers and management in desigining the plans for opencut mines.

    To succeed, you need 2 years of experience in a similar position. You must have a suitable degree, and have good skills in Surpac and other approppriate software, e.g Microsoft Office and Windows. You have good problem solving and teamwork skills, and a keen interest in the mining field. You are looking to improve both your own skills, and the efficiency, ecology and safety of the mine. You are able to communicate fluently in english.

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Drill and Blast Supervisor

    We are looking for an assistant drill and blast supervisor to work at our mining site near to Raahe.

    You will provide technical support to the Production Drill and Blast Department. As the Assistant Drill and Blast Supervisor you will be responsible for all Technical Services Drill and Blast functions on the ground within the pit and you will report to the Drill & Blast Engineer.

    You will observe and comply to QHSE, legislative and functional requirements, and conduct workplace safety observations.

    You are responsible for the production drilling according to company procedures, and coordinate with the drill & blast engineer and Production Superintendent to efficiently schedule the drilling and blasting requirements and minimize interruption of other mining operations.

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Processing Engineer

    You will work as a processing engineer at our mining company near Raahe.

    You tasks are assessing processes, taking measurements and interpreting data. You will desing, run and test systems and processes. You will develop and upgrade practices and innovative solution to improve production rates and quality of output, as well as manage cost and time constraints, while ensuring the use of current and applicable QHSE and functional documentation.

    You must have 3-5 years of experience in process engineering, preferably in the field of mining. You have excellent technical skills, and vast knowledge of process related standards. You also must have a degree in process engineering.

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Surveyor

    The surveyor is to monitor contract progress in surface mining operations by providing a comprehensive survey control service in accordance with internal survey, environmental, Health and Safety Standards.

    You will:

    • Maintain accurate plans of mines as a whole and create and update maps
    • Measure the areas and volumes blasted by the contract miner
    • Measure process to calculate production from the mining operation
    • Take samples to determine the viability and profitability of the mine, and provide valuations of mineral deposits
    • Comply with OH&S, legislative and functional requirements
    • Ensure understanding of and compliance with legal and client requirements

     

    You have:

    • 5-8 years of work experience, preferably in an opencut mining environment
    • 3 Years diploma in mine surveying / civil post 10 year schooling
    • Health, Safety, Environmental and quality awareness
    • Proficient English skills
    • Good teamwork skills
    • Good planning and time management

     

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Maintenance Planner

    We are looking for a maintenance planner to work for our gold mine near to Raahe.

    You will:

    • Develop and utilize Standard Job Plans for routine maintenance activities.
    • Continually review, and seek feedback
    • Optimize resources, parts, tooling, task list, safety information, risk assessment and staging approach related to standard job plans
    • Uphold the maintenance planning system, and ensure that it's up-to-date
    • Review and approve invoices for payment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Preferences:

    • Minimum of Five (5) years of maintenance planning in mining, industrial or construction experience
    • Previous experience in Maintenance Planning using a computerized Maintenance Planning Systems
    • Ability to work from blueprints and drawings

    Requirements:

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • Excellent safety and attendance record
    • Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Finnish and English

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Maintenance Superintendent

    We are looking for a Maintenance Superintendent to work our gold mine near to Raahe.

    Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for the effective and safe operation of the maintenance and fixed plant maintenance and associated infrastructure incorporating planning, development, optimisation and production of the mineral processing operation for the gold mine in compliance with government and statutory requirements.

    You will:

    • Lead the Processing Team and actively supervise the performance of employees of the department
    • Identify, select, develop and retain top talent within the department
    • Develop Business Plan and Budgets
    • Oversee, review/audit regulatory compliance
    • Establish and maintain the assets to produce gold at or better than budget
    • Establish and manage capital projects
    • Manage and facilitate document control for Processing department


    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Minimum 5 years of experience managing CIL gold maintenance including fixed plant maintenance and technical groups
    • Experienced supervisor who is able to work across all levels of the organisation including development and implementation of strategic and tactical plans
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Your commitment to demonstrating and promoting team work, professionalism and a capacity to deliver results will be self-evident

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Production Superintendent

    We are looking for an experienced Production Superintendent for a responsible position at our gold mine near to Raahe.

    We are offering an interesting position in a new growing company. In this challenging position you will work as a production superintendent, overseeing the production of the company by applying your productional and financial expertise in order of maximising the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of production. You will supervise the company foremen and work with the company engineers, management and other stakeholders.

    To succeed, you need a degree in the field of management. You have a minimum of five years experience in a management position, preferably in the field of mining. You have great interpersonal skills and problem solving skills. In order to succeed in this position you need to be able to communicate fluently in English.

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Draft / Junior Design Engineer

    We are looking for an experienced Draft Engineer for a responsible position at our gold mine near to Raahe.

    What we are offering is an interesting mining project in a new growing company. In this position you will have your own crucial role in design team as an expert for drafting and designing. You will be surrounded by other professionals and you will co-operate daily with different stakeholders of the project. You will use CAD software to design the required drafts, and provide the vital link between design theory and practical application.

    To succeed, you must have a suitable technical background, and multiple years of experience in the field of design. You have used different CAD-software and have great design skills. You also have used Surpac, and have ample skills in using it. You speak fluent english and have the drive to provide the best quality possible.

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Mechanical Engineer

    We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer for a responsible position to join the Mine Department team.

    We are offering an interesting positionng in a new growing company. In this position you will have your own crucial role in design team as an expert for mechanical designing. You will be surrounded by other professionals and you will co-operate daily with different stakeholders of the project. This is a huge opportunity to be involved in a Finnish mining industry success story.

    To succeed in this assignment, you need a suitable technical education background and experience from mechanical design. You should also be experienced with designing heavy industrial machines and steel- and mechanical structures. Former experience in the mining industry is a plus.

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

  • Senior Grade Control Geologist

    We are looking for a Senior Grade Control Geologist to join the mine department team.

    You will:

    • Develop geological and geotechnical models to support mine planning
    • Supervise geologists and technical staff
    • Seek continuous improvement of mine geology operating procedures and systems to achieve industry best practices

    You have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in geology or geological engineering
    • 8 to 12 years of gold mine geology and supervisory experience preferable opencut
    • Experience with Surpac modeling software
    • Experience with grade control, production monitoring, reconciliation and reporting

    You are a team player who has strong communication, leadership, planning and organisational skills

    The job is on-site.

    Fluency in the English language is mandatory as it is the working language of our company.

Please send your application via email to: jobs@nordicgold.fi