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Senior Underground Mining Engineer

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Barrick is looking for a Senior Underground Mining Engineer to join the Underground Engineering team. The successful candidate will supervise the development and implement practical long-range mine plans which allow for orderly development and exploitation of economically minable ore reserves. The Senior Mine Engineer will oversee the coordination for the development of holistic long and/or medium range mine plans including mine services, infrastructure, cost, capital and production; as well as perform other duties as assigned. 


  • Ensure the preparation of annual Budget and Life of Mine (LOM) plan and ensure that all corporate requirements are adhered to
  • Compile mid and end-of-the year ore reserves for reporting in co-operation with the Geology section.
  • Undertakes options analysis to continuously improve designs and sequencing
  • Responsible for producing forecasts to project performance against budget in a 0-24-month environment
  • Ensure long term objectives are captured and prioritized in monthly mine plans
  • Compiles capital planning in line with achieving the medium and long-range plans
  • Integrate long term infrastructure construction and maintenance projects pertinent to mine plan
  • Work to resolve conflicting needs between the short term and long-term requirements
  • Provide Chief Engineer, Superintendents and Managers information and guidance as to potential areas of concern regarding the medium and long-range plans
  • Working knowledge of ground control engineering.  Able to solve basic ground control problems and work with geotechnical engineering group and operations to develop solutions to more advanced concerns
  • Working knowledge of mine ventilation engineering.  Able to solve basic mine ventilation problems and work with mine ventilation engineering group and operations to develop solutions to more advanced concerns
  • Incorporates the use of automation and application of digital technologies in mine design and planning
  • Supervising medium- and short-term planners 


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering or related field required

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Five (5) years’ experience in the mining industry required

  • Two (2) years’ experience in underground short-term planning  required

  • Experience working in a mining operation with a range of exposure to a broad spectrum of practical and technical areas required

  • Proficient level in the use of mine planning software and mine design experience required

  • Must be willing and able to work in a dynamic and changing environment required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

  • Excellent safety record with the ability to demonstrate safety leadership required

  • Aware, recognize and utilize continuous improvement initiatives and processes preferred

  • Ability to perform all essential functions of this 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.


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