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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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085237 Requisition #


Position Description:


Barrick is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Underground Engineering team.



  • Compile, review, and interpret geotechnical data to ensure safety and health in the workplace. 

  • Prepare and manage the ground control management plan (GCMP).

  • Manage and maintain quality control programs for backfill and ground support.

  • Provide training and support of all underground geotechnical performance monitoring systems.

  • Perform excavation stability analyses as required.

  • Supervise all activities of employees and consultants under direction of the Geotechnical Engineering department.

  • Ensure that all activities at the site operate within safety, security and environmental policies and regulations, to protect the employees, contractors, and assets of the company.

  • Responsible for developing, training, and supervising a team of engineers within the underground geotechnical group.

  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with all mine groups to achieve safety and production goals. 

  • Other Duties as assigned


  • Minimum B.A. or B.S. in Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, or Mine Engineering (Rock Mechanics emphasis) Required

  • 5+ years experience working in an underground and surface mining operations with a range of exposure to a broad spectrum of practical and technical areas Required

  • Acts in a manner that builds trust and demonstrates integrity Required

  • Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with others Required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills Required

  • Strong computer skills in various geotechnical and mining software packages 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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