Barrick Gold

Turquoise Ridge- Engineering Technician

Location
Turquoise Ridge, Nevada, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Sep 30, 2020
Ref
089860
Work Term
Temporary
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Position Description:

The Turquoise Ridge Mine site is looking for an Engineering Technician who can bring their strengths and talents to the engineering team. If you are looking for a position where you can make a difference through your technical and interpersonal skills while working with a strong team, you are the right candidate for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect and perform QA/QC testing on shotcrete and cemented rock fill (CRF) sample cylinders at both TRUG and VUG Mines in alignment with industry established best-practices
  • Conduct regular installation and long-term performance testing of rock bolt installations at TRUG and VUG in accordance with regulatory and corporate compliance requirements. Testing to include both compliance testing and anchorage testing (sleeve)
  • Assist geotechnical engineering team with continuous improvement projects such as shotcrete slump testing, installation monitoring, round determinate panel sample collection/testing, early strength shotcrete testing, and cement type testing.
  • New team member may also be asked to act in relief capacity as mine surveyor on temporary basis.


Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated safe work habits and ability to work with minimal direct supervision
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. for short periods of time with repetitive lifting of 30 lbs. for long periods of time
  • Ability to conform to evolving Nevada Gold Mines Safety Standards and requirements
  • Ability to learn underground mine and safely drive self to and from underground workplaces using tractors, pickup trucks, or UTV's among heavy equipment traffic(haul trucks, LHDs, etc.)
  • Ability to safely work in underground mining environment (dusty, varying temperature/humidity)
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal manners using variety of methods including but not limited to face-to-face interactions, computer/email, radio, telephone, and instant messenger applications.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to drive company vehicles
  • Ability to safely operate materials testing equipment (UCS testing equipment, rock bolt pull testing apparatus, etc).
  • Proficiency with basic computer functions and Microsoft Office Products (Excel and Word) with ability to manage sample testing data entry

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 Mine locations.
  • Nevada Gold Mines 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.