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The Barrick Nevada (BNV) Technology and Systems (TAS) Network Administrator is responsible for designing, installing, monitoring, upgrading, maintaining and resolving issues pertaining to network infrastructure, and for creating and maintaining documentation at BNV Sites, within BNV network, technology, compliance and business standards. They are also responsible for supporting BNV Operations Technology (OT) networks, working closely with the site OT teams. They will work closely with other BNV TAS team members including the Service Delivery team, Technical Services team, Cyber Security Engineer and Project Manager to implement, improve and support technology solutions with a focus on enabling the BNV business to meet their business goals.

  • Maintain Cisco routers, switches, and wireless technologies.

  • Respond to break/fix issues and perform root cause analysis to help improve stability through prevention of future incidents.

  • Rotate through the role of on-call technician on a periodic basis.

  • Monitor network devices, stability, and outages.

  • Assist with lifecycle management of network infrastructure.

  • Work with Cyber Security Engineer and others to identify and implement appropriate network security improvements.

  • Support BNV OT network team to avoid and remedy business disruption.

  • Fiber wire splicing and copper termination for new installations and repairs.

  • Maintain fiber maps and inventory up to date.

  • Installation of cabinets, radio links, AP's on towers.

  • Maintain and support towers and fiber sites.

  • Support to network related issues of users.

  • Maintain, clean and test fiber strands.

  • Operation and maintenance of miscellaneous computer equipment and peripherals.

  • Safely operate light vehicles and adhere to site policies.

  • Understand BNV business objectives and approach work in a manner that maximizes contribution toward these goals, including proactively identifying issues and opportunities.

  • Identify, discuss and implement measures to streamline and/or automate appropriate support work to enable TAS focus on the most value-added work.

  • Ensure opportunities identified for implementation achieve target objectives and performance metrics.

  • Develop, transfer, and embed of best practices across BNV Sites.

  • Work closely with the BNV Networking Lead to define the future state of BNV Networking infrastructure.

  • Engage business to ensure site networking requirements are enabling production requirements.

  • Communicate effectively with various levels of personnel.

  • Demonstrate comfort in a fast-paced environment where priorities shift frequently.

  • Demonstrate the ability to work with cross functional teams.

  • Demonstrate exceptional organization and time management skills.

  • Use great interpersonal and group communication skills and be a team player with terrific attitude.

  • Discuss and manage your career development with the BNV Service Delivery Lead.

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Two (2) year technical degree and/or certification preferred.

  • Cisco certification CCNA required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a business networking environment required.

  • Mining experience preferred.

  • Exceptional safety, performance, and attendance records required.


This position is located within Barrick Nevada and assigned to a specific site directed by the BNV TAS Site Leader. Travel between BNV sites as 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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