Crusher Operator

Round Mountain, Nevada, United States
May 12, 2022
Jun 11, 2022
Full Time
Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Crushing Shift Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for the safe, efficient operation of the Crushing processes while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross' values.

Job Responsibilities

1. Effectively report to the Crushing Shift Supervisor to ensure that deficient conditions are brought to the attention of the maintenance shop.
2. Maintain the Crushing facilities in a clean and neat condition by use of shovel, broom, wheelbarrow, and mobile equipment. Gather up garbage and refuse and dispose of same in an acceptable manner.
3. Fill out system check sheets, and assist in all areas of crusher.
4. Understands screening systems & the general flow of crushed rock to determine final product size.
5. Understands conveying systems & feeder operation.
6. Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
7. Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
8. Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
9. Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
10. Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
11. Works without risk or harm to self and others.
12. Punctuality and regular attendance required.
13. Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

  • 10 years of Cone & Jaw crusher operation required.


  • General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding maintenance operations.
  • Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing work processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team. Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills
  • Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets.
  • Must know some basic math and be able to use a simple calculator.
  • Must be willing to learn and use general computer skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to look around and find work that needs to be done without having to be instructed.
  • Must be able to sense developing problems with relatively complex equipment in order to continually meet the downstream customer's requirements and to ensure that catastrophic failures are prevented.
  • Requires valid driver's license.

  • Reporting Relationships

    • Works under the direct supervision of the Crusher Shift Supervisor.

    Career Framework and Level

    Legislative Requirements

    US work permit required

    Language Requirements


    Travel Requirements


    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.