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Underground Construction Technician [Urgent need job]

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085264 Requisition #

About Barrick & Turquoise Ridge


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.


The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 43 miles northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine with Newmont owning the remaining 25%.


Position Description:






Reporting to the Underground Construction Supervisor, the Underground Construction Technician, is responsible for the following:

  • Safely, staging (take-off), constructing and fabricating underground/surface infrastructure which include but are not limited to new project construction.
  • Examples of specific work are; spray chambers/sumps, shops, transfer chutes, grizzlies, air doors, ventilation bulkheads/systems, utility insulation, concrete stem wall/flat work, steel erection and crane system installations.
  • Expected to be safety conscious, self-motivated, crew driven, team leader oriented;
  • Perform other duties as assigned 



  • Two (2) years underground mining experience preferred

  • Five (5) years previous construction experience or two (2) years construction school (completed with certificate) involving fields in either: concrete forming/pouring, rough carpentry, iron working, welding/fabricating, plumbing/HVAC and surveying for residential, commercial, or industrial fields preferred

  • Ability to be an integral team member in a growing, fast-paced environment required

  • Able to meet physical requirements of the position including lifting/carrying 50 pounds required

  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with a wide variety of people preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required

  • Demonstrated ability to work from blueprints/drawings and field design work preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, team orientated and work with minimum supervision required

  • Possess strong knowledge Concrete forming, print reading, cutting, welding, and layout skills required

  • Work history with proven team leader rolls required

  • Proven safety record required

  • Excellent attendance record 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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