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Open Pit Mine Engineer I, II

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Position Description:

Barrick is looking for an Open Pit Mine Engineer to join the Open Pit Engineering group at Cortez.  The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing, managing, prioritizing and optimizing short and long-term planning activities.


  • Ore control, short, mid and long-range planning, drill and blast design, dump and leach planning and other projects associated with a progressive mining environment.
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with geology, operations, maintenance, process and exploration in the planning of current and future mining activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering or related field required
  • One (1) year experience in open pit mining engineering preferred
  • Excellent safety record with ability to demonstrate safety leadership required
  • Experience using Vulcan, Qpit, Whittle, AutoCAD, Xeras, and Microsoft Office Suite preferred
  • Team leader, problem solver and excellent oral and written communications skills required
  • Ability to work outside in varied weather conditions for extended periods at a time required
  • Ability to cross-train within the mining engineering group 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.


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