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Underground Fixed Maintenance Technician

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085516 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:


Barrick is looking for a Fixed Maintenance Technician to join our team.




Reporting to the Fixed Maintenance General Supervisor, the Fixed Maintenance Technician, is responsible for the following:


  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair of both surface and underground mining equipment such as crushers, conveyors, hoists, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned




  • Basic knowledge of conveyor systems required

  • Ability to troubleshoot and complete repair on all pumps required

  • Basic fabrication skills including welding and cutting, brazing, arc welding, and air arc required

  • Ability to identify parts needed for repairs by make, model, size, and type required

  • Basic knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics and the ability to apply those skills to troubleshoot and repair systems preferred

  • Basic knowledge of hoist and shaft maintenance for an underground mine preferred

  • Ability to read and use precision measuring tools, torque wrenches, and hand tools preferred

  • Excellent safety and attendance record required

  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the 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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