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Position Description:



Barrick is looking for a Metallurgist to join the Process Operations team. The Metallurgist will provide metallurgical support and technical assistance by identifying ways to improve costs and system performance.




  • Coordinate the daily to monthly Metallurgical and Technical required for achieving the Budget and Forecast production plan
  • Provide metallurgical support and technical assistance by identifying ways to improve costs and system performance
  • Plan, conduct, and apply Metallurgical principles to solve problems within the process flow sheet
  • Research and analyze data, summarize findings in written reports and formal presentations
  • Interface with both operations and mechanical personnel to ensure smooth operation of the process
  • Supervise metallurgical technicians and entry level metallurgists as required
  • Maintain OH&S standards and ensure compliance within the process plant
  • Ensure physical reagent and consumable management is aligned with the Budget and Forecast requirements
  • Lab and pilot scale testing in electro winning and resin loading/elution characteristics in the TS leach system
  • Coordinate inputs and data collection, sampling, and analytical laboratory function related to the complete Metallurgical Accounting Function
  • Ensure a sustained and collaborative team effort between Metallurgy and other cross sectional and departmental boundaries
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Degree in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering, with related three (3) to five (5) years pertinent technical experience required
  • Knowledge of thiosulfate leach system required
  • Experience with electrochemical processes in the TS system preferred
  • Ability to prioritize with effective use of time management required
  • Ability to work with confidential documents and projects required
  • Ability to work with confidential documents and projects required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present information effectively to any audience required
  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment and demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks 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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