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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.
 
Responsibilities:
 
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
Qualifications:
  • 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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