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Open Pit Maintenance Technician-Drill & Shovel [Urgent need job]

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About Barrick & Barrick Nevada


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.


Position Description:


Barrick is looking for an Open Pit Maintenance Technician – Drill & Shovel to join our Barrick Nevada team. 




  • Safely maintain a fleet of P&H electric shovels, Hitachi 5500 hydraulic shovel, Atlas Copco, and Sandvik drills

  • Carry out all scheduled maintenance, act quickly to rectify and complete repairs due to unscheduled maintenance, and participate in continuous improvement initiatives in a positive manner

  • Responsible for reporting in writing a detail of work activities at the completion of every job

  • Other duties as required




  • Three (3) years’ experience in related field preferred
  • Ability to maintain an inventory of personal tools to complete the job required
  • A high level of hydraulics and electrical skills required
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds required
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, team orientated and work with minimum supervision required
  • Proven safety record required
  • Excellent attendance record required
  • Willingness to work in adverse conditions required
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job 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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