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Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Barrick is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Geotechnical team. The Senior Geotechnical Engineer, assisted by the Junior Geotechnical Engineers, must execute and record periodical inspections of pits and dams slope performance as well as to provide geotechnical support to the daily operations to effectively manage geotechnical risk in an open pit environment. Under the Chief Geotechnical instructions; must manage and supervise geotechnical investigations, review monitoring data, suggest slope design modifications based on slope performance and or geotechnical investigation findings.


  • Must proactively implement, maintain, and process data from all geotechnical monitoring system in all deposits, quarries or dams 
  • Must have the ability and skills for collecting and interpreting rock and soil mechanics data from drilling, bench face and test pits from pits and quarries or general slope
  • Demonstrate the knowledge to perform stability design analysis and to execute and record periodical inspections of pits and dams slope performance as well as to provide geotechnical support to the daily operations to effectively manage geotechnical risk in an open pit environment
  • Must be able to assist the Chief Geotechnical Engineer in the development of Geotechnical engineers and technicians. 
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate these skills in a safe manner following all of Barrick’s Policies and Procedures


  • Require a graduate degree in Geology, Geotechnical, Geological or Civil Engineer. A master’s degree will be a plus. Ten years of open pit geotechnical or consulting experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of Experience in geotechnical engineer in an open pit environment or consulting.
  • Minimum of two years supervising geotechnical work.
  • Advanced knowledge of English and Spanish.
  • Slope stability monitoring and instrumentation data interpretation 
  • Design of pit slopes and waste dumps 
  • Operational & planning input on geotechnical risk 
  • Rock and soil mechanics data collection and analysis Inspections and geotechnical controls
  • Geotechnical Models Generation 
  • Geotechnical Data Management 
  • Communication & Reporting
  • Training & Development
  • General Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
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.

Please note that if you are selected for this position after the site visit you will be required to submit the following documentation:

Passport (Valid for at least 1 year)
Recent Birth Certificate
Recent Police Clearance

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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