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Underground Network Technician

Project Management
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About Barrick & Turquoise Ridge
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%.
Position Description:
Barrick is looking for an Underground Network Technician to join our team.
Reporting to the Instrumentation and Communications Supervisor, the Underground Network Technician, is responsible for the following:

  • Perform all installation, maintenance, and repair of physical communications & network components
  • Create and maintain documentation including scope of work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in networking and knowledge of networking protocols required
  • Two (2) year technical degree and/or certification preferred
  • CCNA Wireless certification preferred
  • Proficient in Vulcan, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Visio preferred
  • Knowledge of 802.11 wireless networking preferred
  • Knowledge of fiber optic and copper network technologies required
  • Certified Fiber Optic Technician or equivalent preferred
  • Excellent site installation of network hardware skills required
  • Understanding of wireless site survey technologies preferred (Ekahau)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
  • Ability to create and maintain written documentation required
  • Strong dedication to safety and courageous leadership required
  • Two years underground experience preferred
  • Operations of scissor deck, boom truck, forklift, etc. preferred
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office and Oracle programs preferred
  • Strong dedication to safety and courageous leadership required
  • Desire for skills development and training in a team based maintenance organization required
  • Proven safe work record 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.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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