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Underground Mining Engineer

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Engineering
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086882 Requisition #
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Position Description:
 
Barrick Nevada is looking for a Mining Engineer to join the Barrick Underground team. The successful candidate will develop, update, and implement practical mine plans which allow for orderly development and exploitation of economically minable ore reserves. For a specific area of the mine the mining engineer will coordinate all production and engineering activities, including backfill, ventilation, air/water/power, QA/QC, ground support engineering, and others duties as assigned.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Responsible for producing forecasts to project performance against budget in a 0-24 month environment
  • Ensure long term objectives are captured and prioritized in monthly mine plans
  • Ensure technical support to operations in achieving the monthly mine plan
  • Provide supervisor, lead men, and general supervisors information and guidance as to potential areas of concern in regards to the monthly plan
  • Working knowledge of ground control engineering and mine ventilation engineering.  Able to solve basic ground control and ventilation problems and work with geotechnical, ventilation and operations groups to develop solutions to more advanced concerns
  • Integrate long term infrastructure construction and maintenance projects into mine plan
     
Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Mining Engineering or related field required
  • One (1) year of engineering experience in the mining industry required
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills and Strong computer skills required
  • Experience in mine design and scheduling packages such as Deswik and Vulcan prefered.
  • Demonstrated capacity to execute and hold self and others accountable for results required
  • Must be willing and able to work in a dynamic and changing environment required
  • Ability to perform all essential functions of this 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.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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