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Project Management
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Position Description:
Barrick is looking for a Shaft Engineer to join our team.
 Reporting to the site Project Chief Engineer, the Shaft Engineer, is responsible for the following:

  • The successful candidate will help ensure that contractors shaft sinking crews will align with site environmental, health, safety, and loss control systems
  • Promote a culture of fair and transparent relationships with not only contractor shaft sinking crews but the Third Shaft project team as well
  • Ensure that proper training and continuous improvement are integrated into the project execution
  • Perform various duties such as survey data verification, plumb line records and verification, project data collection, concrete pour QA/QC, ensure contractor compliance with engineering designs, assist with rock mass classification decisions
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • This role is a project based role and work schedule maybe modified to meet the project needs

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining or Geotechnical Engineering or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience at an underground mine required
  • Five (5) years of experience in the mining industry preferred
  • Shaft Sinking Experience preferred
  • Understanding of geotechnical and ventilation issues in an underground mine required
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this position required
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory or lead role preferred
  • Sound understanding and support of underground safety and environmental initiatives required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Excellent safety and attendance record required
  • Demonstrated capacity to execute and hold self and others accountable for results required
  • Ability to utilize electronic systems and basic understanding of Microsoft Office products required
  • Basic understanding of scheduling software such as Primavera P6 preferred
  • Ability to read and execute engineering drawings required
  • Exposure/Comfort with rock mass classification systems in support of Ground Control Management Plan preferred
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.
The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 43 miles northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine with Newmont owning the remaining 25%.
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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