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McLaughlin Maintenance/Environmental Technician

093325 Requisition #

Position Description:

Would you like to have a career with a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic mining company? We have an exciting opportunity for you!

Our people division is growing, and we are looking for a Maintenance/Environmental Technician to join the Closure team at our McLaughlin Mine.  The successful candidate will provide field work support and labor; schedule preventive maintenance for vehicles, heavy equipment, pumps, pipelines, water evaporators, generators and other site equipment; perform other duties as assigned.

At Barrick, our vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and operating the best assets with the best people. We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.

Maintenance Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled maintenance activities varying with area of assignment, including performing basic trade activities such as electrical, welding, plumbing, carpentry, and equipment operation. Carry out maintenance in accordance to site procedures and manufacturer requirements
  • Inventories and order supplies, equipment, and materials for projects, including determining appropriate supplies and materials and locating vendors.
  • Schedules preventive maintenance for vehicles, heavy equipment, pumps, pipelines, water evaporators, generators, and other site equipment.
  • Maintains maintenance and management tracking system and preventive maintenance planning. Maintains logs and records of work performed and materials used. Maintains operations and maintenance manuals.
  • Promptly respond to electrical system problems, schedule maintenance and repairs with qualified contractors
  • Oversees SCADA system and ensure functionality
  • Facility inspections
  • Ensure all safety procedures are followed Per Barrick Gold standards
  • Obtain quotes and identify qualified contractors for various electrical needs including high voltage lines and SCADA programming
  • Vegetation management & removal
  • Exemplify the safety culture 

Environmental Responsibilities:

  • Collect environmental data and samples necessary for environmental compliance reporting
  • Ensure accurate documentation of sample collection and data
  •  Manage analytical data within the EQuIS database





  • Computer literacy and application capability (Microsoft Office) required
  • Semi-skilled construction, maintenance, and repair work on a variety of facilities and equipment required
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment required
  • Ability to safely operate equipment required
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools required
  • Ability to maintain accurate records required
  • Communications and interpersonal skill to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and contractors sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive or deliver work direction required
  • Ability to work independently required
  • Available for on-call for emergency call outs required
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously required
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record required
  • The position requires the ability to work outside and regularly walk over uneven, sloped, rocky, wet or icy ground. Must have the ability to lift 50 or more pounds consistently and safely. required


What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Professional development training and education   
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact by working in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into Agile Mining
  • Homestake is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About Homestake’s McLaughlin Gold Mines


The McLaughlin Gold mine operated from 1983 through 2002 and produced over 3 million ounces of gold during that time.  In 2003 Homestake entered into a conservation agreement with Napa County Land Trust and the University of California Davis to manage 7,050 acres. The Donald & Sylvia McLaughlin Natural Reserve is in the Inner Coast Ranges of northern California approximately 75 miles north of San Francisco.  Situated between Clear Lake and Lake Barreyssa the area offers a variety of outdoor opportunities like Hiking, Camping, boating, fishing, hunting, golf, and mountain biking to name a few.

About Barrick Gold Corporation


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 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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