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Heap Leach Technician

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Position Description:
Barrick is looking for an Heap Leach Technician to join our Barrick Nevada Cortez District Process Heap Leach Team.
Reporting to the Heap Leach Supervisor, the Heap Leach Technician is responsible for the following:
  • Safely operate leach pad and ancillary mobile equipment
  • Inspect work areas for any safety, environmental, or operational hazards
  • Comply with legal obligations and Cortez Safety policies and procedures
  • Measure and record preg and barren solutions samples
  • Measure and record operating data, flow meter (GPM), pressure readings
  • Install emitter tubing and HDPE pipe
  • Inspect solution ponds, netting or balls, pumps, valves, lines, or any environmental hazards
  • Operate various equipment for the leach pad
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Experience with connecting and disconnecting piping and irrigation systems for heap leach pads preferred
  • Capable of working without direct supervision required
  • Two (2) years milling or mining experience preferred
  • Ability to accomplish strenuous physical labor under all weather conditions required
  • Ability to lift seventy-five (75) pounds required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Proven safe work record required
About Barrick
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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