Engineer Technician, DOE, Surface Engineering - Long Canyon (Wells, NV)

Newmont Mining Corporation Elko, NV
Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world. The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.

Purpose

Do you want to make a difference through commitment and accuracy all while enjoying the outdoors? If so, the Engineer Tech position could be just what you are looking for. We are searching for a dedicated team member who is willing to learn the ropes and contribute to the engineering team through accurate and conscientious efforts!

Essential Duties

* Use Maptek Vulcan software to update topo for dumps, leach pad, ramps, roads, and other projects.

* Responsible for picking up, scanning, and sorting daily blast hole samples

* Stake ore control kriges

* Field checks on slope stability, wall checks on final pit designs, and gradient checks on roads

* Survey exploration holes in various coordinate grid systems.

* Communicate effectively and work with Mine Operations and other departments/contractors on site

* Demonstrate Safety Leadership and safety-consciousness, effective customer service, teamwork and cooperation, honest and open communication, reliability and promptness, and consistency and accuracy of work.

Training & Experience

* Survey experience

* Mining experience a pluse

* Strong, solid work history

* Strong math and problem solving skills

* Strong communication skills and ability to work with others

* Safety focused

Working Conditions

* most work is done outdoors in all weather conditions

For more information on Newmont:

* Newmont website: http://www.newmont.com/home/default.aspx

* Lifecycle of a Mine microsite (educational site that explains what happens during each phase of a mine's life): http://lifecycle.newmont.com/

* Newmont's blog site (weekly stories highlighting work being done in Newmont's regions and our employees): http://ourvoice.newmont.com/

* Newmont's annual sustainability report: http://sustainabilityreport.newmont.com/

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes. If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.

Nearest Major Market: Elko

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