Barrick Gold

Turquoise Ridge- Refinery Technician

Turquoise Ridge, Nevada, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 30, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Position Description:

Turquoise Ridge is looking for a Refinery Technician to o perate refining equipment used to produce gold bullion.


  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Follow procedures that utilize equipment and instruments critical to monitoring process performance.
  • Understand and comply with environmental permit limits.
  • Maintain accurate records for metallurgical accounting and process control.
  • Operate production machinery and equipment such as overhead cranes, valves, and gauges for the purpose of maximizing production.
  • Open and/or secure vault
  • Prepare gold bullion for shipment
  • Collect samples for metallurgical accounting and process control.
  • Operate the following: Electrowinning cells, Mercury retort furnaces, Funda filters, Smelting furnaces, Carbon filters, and Slag handling circuit.
  • Attach lockout devices (following company procedure) to electrical equipment during maintenance.
  • Identify preventative maintenance needs, preventing loss to property and process.
  • Complete operator reports and time entry accurately.
  • Work as needed on weekends and holidays.
  • Respond to emergencies that could cause injury or loss of production.
  • Communicate daily operations with refinery supervisor.
  • Maintain accurate records of required process variables.
The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • A minimum of 18 months refining experience preferred
  • Demonstrated initiative, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn. Ability to follow directions. Ability to train others.
  • Proven safety and attendance record required
  • Understanding of computer applications such as Word, Excel and MINEMAN. Understanding of flowsheets and written and verbal procedures.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision required
  • Ability to communicate and effectively work with a variety of individuals (i.e., operations, Maintenance, Metallurgist and Lab) required
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this job 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 Nevada Gold Mines locations
  • Turquoise Ridge 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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