Mine Operations Utility Laborer

Elko, Nevada, United States
May 10, 2022
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in White Pine County, Nevada. Its workforce comes from Ely, Eureka, Elko, and Spring Creek area. It is the newest mine in Kinross' portfolio acquired in January 2016. Nevada is one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world, along the southern extension of the prolific Carlin trend. The Bald Mountain Vantage Complex Project has commenced production, and the first gold bar was poured in June 2019.

Job Summary

This is an entry-level position for the Mine Operations Department. This position may allow progression training within the Mine Operations department.

Essential Functions

  • Deliver water to all blast hole drill rigs and crusher
  • Deliver samples from blast hole drills to lab
  • Keep blast hole drill rigs stocked with supplies
  • Organize all drill shop supply bins
  • Will assist with crusher clean up duties
  • Keep all mine ops lay down yards organized
  • Assist with shovel cable moves when needed
  • Recognize and control environmental hazards
  • All other work as assigned, including but not limited to road blacks for blast, snow removal, and re-supplying ready line containers.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Willing to train on other equipment operation as required, such as skidsteers and small loaders
  • Able to operate 4000 gallon water truck and other shop equipment
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision
  • Must be willing to learn PC skills as needed
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all departments
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required
  • Required valid driver's license

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.

Kinross Leadership Practices

  • Creates an environment where nothing is more important than every employee returning home safe and healthy every day
  • Creates an environment in which people are unfailingly treated with respect
  • Fosters the talent and potential of all employees by enabling them to grow, develop, and make a difference in the organization
  • Demonstrates that leadership in the areas of environmental performance and community and stakeholder relations is fundamental to the way we plan and manage our business
  • Holds self and others accountable for the decisions, commitments, and behaviors required to deliver outstanding results
  • Uses judgment to manage business complexities, prioritize and balance conflicting demands to make timely decisions that best advance Kinross strategy
  • Builds and brings teams and people together to achieve organizational goals. Models humility by going beyond self-interest for the good of the group
  • Understands the economic implications of decisions and consistently uses all resources effectively and efficiently to maximize shareholder value
  • Relentlessly champions, develops and embeds best practices

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.
  • External Engagement

Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.
  • Business Focus

Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.
  • Living the Kinross Values

Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.