Phoenix Mine Reliability Engineer

Battle Mountain, Nevada, United States
Apr 05, 2021
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Position Description:

At Nevada Gold Mines, our vision is to be the world's most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and operating the best assets with the best people. Our people division is growing, and we are looking for a Reliability Engineer at our Phoenix Mine operations. At Nevada Gold Mines we are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities. We offer a generous benefits package which includes a c ompetitive medical, dental, and vision plan with national provider networks, a 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, paid time off, company-sponsored medical clinics, company match share purchase program, and much more!


  • Supervise the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) program in addition to creating engineered solutions to complex equipment problems.
  • Provide visible felt leadership to direct reports and during interaction with other team members, demonstrating NGM DNA (Core Values)
  • Implement various operational and maintenance alternatives to leverage cost-savings effectively managing forecasted and budgeted expenditures
  • Identify and set priorities on opportunities for reliability improvement by mining information using reliability databases
  • Statistically analyze equipment and performance to assess reliability, maintainability, and availability
  • Provide training and facilitation on root cause failure analysis (RCA), failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), and Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) with maintenance and operations personnel
  • Develop Nevada Gold Mines' Maintenance Procedures, Standards and Specifications focused on sustaining a reliability-culture
  • Cultivate productive partnerships with key vendors/OEM's that drive improvement in equipment
  • Maintain and validate downtime reporting databases and KPI's
  • Identify, scope and evaluate reliability improvement projects
  • Proficiently utilize maintenance operating system (S4-HANA, SAP) to record and report out on maintenance activity in a continuous improvement strategy
  • Drive continuous improvement in the maintenance division and help foster the culture to ensure its longevity
  • Ensure the sustainability of the Condition Monitoring techniques that are to be implemented
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrated safety leadership capability for both self and team required
  • Excellent leadership, people, and communication skills required
  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering or equivalent work experience in a reliability role preferred
  • Two (2) years practical experience in Operations, preferably in a mobile maintenance mining environment preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of reliability and improvement concepts: RCA, FMEA, RCM, LEAN preferred
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and Condition Monitoring techniques such as: oil and vibration analysis, thermography and/or ultrasonic emissions preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project preferred
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) and/or Certified Plant Maintenance Manager preferred

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

About Nevada Gold Mines

Nevada Gold Mines is a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corporation (61.5%) and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (38.5%), combining their significant assets across Nevada to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world and realize the full potential of these mines through synergies and best-in-class operational improvements.

The massive mining operation comprises 8 mines along with their associated infrastructure and processing facilities that produced an estimated 4 million ounces of gold in 2018. Three of these assets are Tier One gold mines: Barrick's Cortez; the combination of Barrick's Goldstrike and Newmont Goldcorp's Carlin; and the combination of Barrick's Turquoise Ridge and Newmont Goldcorp's Twin Creeks. In addition, Barrick's Goldrush-Fourmile project has the potential to become the fourth Tier One asset in this portfolio. The new JV is expected to generate around $5 billion in cost savings over the next five years. Nevada Gold Mines is operated by Barrick .

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.