Barrick Gold

Turquoise Ridge- Refinery Technician

Location
Turquoise Ridge, Nevada, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Sep 30, 2020
Ref
090200
Category
Technicians
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Position Description:

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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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