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Core Lab Technician

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085378 Requisition #

About Barrick & Turquoise Ridge


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 43 miles northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine with Newmont owning the remaining 25%.


Position Description:





Reporting to the Chief Geologist the Core Laboratory Technician is responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for the collection and processing of grab, much and truck samples as well as diamond, cubex and sonic drilling samples
  • Processing of drill core will include geo-tech evaluation, photographing and rock-sawing
  • The core lab technician will be required to operate several pieces of mobile equipment including forklifts, hysters and 1-ton and 5-ton trucks
  • Learn and operate certain functions within the AcQuire software program
  • Perform other duties as assigned




  • Experience operating a forklift preferred

  • Ability to regularly lift boxes weighing up to 60lbs from floor level to chest level required

  • Strong communication skills required

  • Ability to work well in a team environment required

  • Proven safe work record with belief and value seen in Courageous Leadership model required

  • Excellent attendance record required


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 Barrick locations

Barrick 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.


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