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Geotechnical Engineer

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Position Description:

Barrick is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Barrick Nevada Goldstrike Open Pit Engineering team. The Geotechnical Engineer engages with all areas of the Open Pit Division as they are essential for all facets of mining from the design and planning for a future area or phase, drilling and blasting, environmental responsibility, and finally field compliance to pit design recommendations.


Reporting to the Chief Geotechnical Engineer, the Geotechnical Engineer is responsible for the following:

  • Deployment and maintenance of slope monitoring tools including prisms, radars, vibrating wire piezometers, TDR, etc., and interpretation of monitoring data

  • Supervision of drilling programs, geotechnical logging, collection of drilled samples for lab testing

  • Assist with design of excavated slopes, and monitoring compliance to design recommendations

  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering, Geology or related field required
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of site-based experience in an open pit geotechnical role preferred
  • Excellent safety record with the ability to demonstrate safety leadership required
  • Working within a team, problem solving, and excellent communication skills required
  • Ability to work outside in varied weather conditions for extended periods of time required
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required
What we can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
About Barrick

Barrick’s vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and owning the best assets, with the best people to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners.

Barrick is a sector-leading gold company which owns five of the industry’s Top 10 Tier One assets (Cortez and Goldstrike in Nevada, USA; Kibali in DRC; Loulo-Gounkoto in Mali; and Pueblo Viejo in Dominican Republic) and two with the potential to achieve Tier One status (Goldrush/Fourmile and Turquoise Ridge, both in the USA).  Barrick has the lowest total cash cost position among senior gold companies and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth in many of the world’s most prolific gold districts.


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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