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Underground Engineer-in-Training (EIT)

Who We Are:

Impala Canada is the only Canadian pure play palladium producer. Located in Northern Ontario, Lac des Iles Mine (LDI) features a world class orebody consisting of an open pit and one of the largest underground mines in Canada. Mine operations are data driven, supported by the latest in mine technology and equipment, real time mine management, and automation. At LDI we employ over 580 of Canada’s best and brightest in their field. Driven to exceed, our people are motivated by a culture of safety in a positive and collaborative work environment. With a modern infrastructure, significant exploration portfolio, and dedicated employees Impala Canada is a well-positioned, low cost, long term, sustainable palladium producer.

Job Description:

LDI mine is looking for motivated and ambitious individuals to join our technical services team. Reporting to the Senior Mine Engineer, you will work a 2 week on / 2 week off schedule at the Lac des Iles Mine site. The positions are for recent graduates with up to two years of experience in underground mining. The ideal candidates must possess excellent communications, analytical and organizational skills, as well as be a team player. The candidates will be enrolled in our training program which will cycle candidates through technical services, underground operations, operational excellence, and maintenance groups.

Daily data entry and update of centric database;
Conduct weekly ventilation surveys, gas checks, updating ventilation prints, design and provide advice on installation of doors, regulators, auxiliary fans and main mine fans;
Assist in ground control instrument installation and collection of geotechnical data as required;
Participation in underground development surveys, cavity monitor surveys, and surface surveys;
Complete underground development layouts and designs;
Complete underground production layouts and designs;
Other duties as may be required

The position offers a competitive remuneration package consisting of base salary, health & medical insurance, retirement savings plan and travel allowance. Accommodations and meals are provided while at the mine site. On your off duty time enjoy various outdoor and indoor extracurricular activities.

Please note, that all job offers are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical which includes drug and alcohol testing.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit www.nap.com for more information regarding Lac des Iles Mines Ltd. Visit careers.nap.com to apply


Undergraduate degree in Mining or Geological Engineering from a recognized University;
0 - 2 years of relevant underground mine experience;
Good practical understanding of underground mining methods will be an advantage;
Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suites;
Valid G Driver’s license;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Impala Canada Ltd.


Technical Services