Carlin Open Pit Geotechnical Engineer

Carlin, Nevada, United States
Competitive
Jan 14, 2022
Feb 13, 2022
093071
Permanent
Full Time
English
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 Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Open Pit at our Carlin operations. As part of the Surface Geotechnical Team, the successful candidate will be results centric adding to our already dynamic, yet structured environment supporting our mining operations. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in site-based slope design and management, rock mass property assessment, and geotechnical instrumentation.

Responsibilities:

  • Surface geotechnical support of active open pit mines
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with mine geology, mine operations, dewatering, and mine engineering groups
  • Ensure adequate geotechnical instrumentation is deployed, read, maintained, and data reported
  • Assist with slope design and slope management


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or Geological Engineering
  • 0 - 3 years' experience working in a similar field in an open pit mine
  • Ability to work well on individual projects and with team members
  • Demonstrate safety leadership
  • Willingness and ability to perform field work in an extreme environment
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills


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.