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Position Description:
 
Barrick is looking for an Open Pit Blast Technician to join our Barrick Nevada Cortez District Open Pit Operations Team.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Reporting to the Open Pit Blast Supervisor, the Open Pit Blast Technician is responsible for the following:
  • Safely and effectively measure, prime, load, stem and tie in blast holes
  • Ensure drill area is properly cleaned before drilling and maintain an awareness of what is happening in work area - other traffic, machinery and plant, individuals
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Previous Surface Blasting experience preferred
  • Meet Federal and State eligibility requirements on handling explosives required
  • Valid Nevada drivers’ license required
  • Explosive handling experience, especially in a mining environment preferred
  • Heavy equipment operating experience preferred
  • Ability to carry at least 50 pounds required
  • Excellent verbal, written, and radio communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team required
  • Satisfactory safety, performance, and attendance records required
 
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
 
Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.
Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

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