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Metallurgical Technician

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085535 Requisition #

Position Description:


Barrick is looking for a Metallurgical Technician to join the Metallurgical Services team.



  • Perform routine sampling, metallurgical lab test work, and data entry/analysis. Lab tests include, but are not limited to, cyanide leach tests, lime and carbon quality control testing, bench top testing (roasting and autoclaving), solution analysis, sample preparation, bond work index testing, and plant inventory sampling

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Two (2) years experience in a metallurgical lab preferred

  • Proven safety record and ability to support work group in attainment of safety, environmental, equipment protection, and production goals required

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds at knee height required

  • Ability to read and interpret work orders required

  • Ability to work in a team orientated environment with others required

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position required

  • Effective oral and written communication skills required

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required

  • Proficiency with LabWare Lab Information Management System (LIMS) preferred        

  • Basic mechanical aptitude preferred

  • Ability to perform the essential function of the position 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.


About Barrick


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.


Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.



Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.

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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