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Position Description:

Barrick is looking for a Metallurgist to join the Metallurgical Services team.

  • Work closely with production and maintenance supervision along with outside departments to ensure environmental compliance and safe functionality of the plant operation and maintaining of equipment;
  • Direct, train, and evaluate skills of subordinates and provide coaching for development;
  • Possess the capabilities to manage projects through all aspects of experimental design, engineering, forecasting, funding, construction, and commissioning;
  • Be a team leader with excellent communication skills and be able to provide technical assistance and analysis to process group stakeholders;
  • Understand strategic business planning and propose process improvement to maximize cash flow;
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent Process-related degree required

  • Knowledge of principles and methods used in gold metallurgical and processing analysis, hands-on practical application and process optimization experience preferred.

  • Experienced with heap leach process, milling process, metallurgical accounting, ore characterization, preferred.

  • Ability to research, analyze information and draw conclusions, and take action to resolve operational, environmental issues, permit compliance and problem resolution from an operating plant status required.

  • Proficiency in multiple software applications and network platforms required.

  • Experience in manipulating and analyzing large datasets programmatically is required.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to work and construct a team environment that creates and enhances the Barrick vision through understanding and capturing future opportunities required.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential functions of position 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
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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.


Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.

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