Barrick Gold Corporation

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Position Description:

The Phoenix mine is looking for a core shed technician to be based at the Battle Mountain Core Facility. This position will be fully supporting all drilling related, and core shed functions described below.


  • Demonstrate safety leadership and safety consciousness
  • Conduct daily workplace inspections and field risk assessments
  • Operate diamond core saw to cut the core samples at respected intervals.
  • Coordinate and lay out samples for logging by geologists
  • Manage QAQC samples and insertion at required frequency
  • Accurately photographs drill core and chips ensuring natural colors and minimal distortion, using the Imago program.
  • Coordinate timely sample shipments to laboratories and complete required forms accurately
  • Management of sample inventory and related warehouse material
  • Create and submit sample submittals
  • Operate light vehicles and equipment including forklifts and skid steer
  • Task train coworkers in equipment and procedures

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • Knowledge of safety and environmental policies and practices, and willingness to develop related skills sets required
  • Maintain a valid State driver’s license for light vehicles. Ability to safely and effectively operate light vehicles required
  • Ability to lift 50-75 lbs regularly required
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with shifting priorities required
  • Effective organizational and communication skills required
  • Basic math skills required
  • Ability to read and understand material retrieval requests, collect these materials and ship accordingly.
  • Ability to learn and use basic computer software’s including Microsoft Office and AcQuire

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 Nevada Gold Mine locations
  • Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

About Nevada Gold Mines

Nevada Gold Mines is a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corporation (61.5%) and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (38.5%), combining their significant assets across Nevada to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world and realize the full potential of these mines through synergies and best-in-class operational improvements.

The massive mining operation comprises 8 mines along with their associated infrastructure and processing facilities that produced an estimated 4 million ounces of gold in 2018. Three of these assets are Tier One gold mines: Barrick’s Cortez; the combination of Barrick’s Goldstrike and Newmont Goldcorp’s Carlin; and the combination of Barrick’s Turquoise Ridge and Newmont Goldcorp’s Twin Creeks. In addition, Barrick’s Goldrush-Fourmile project has the potential to become the fourth Tier One asset in this portfolio. The new JV is expected to generate around $5 billion in cost savings over the next five years. Nevada Gold Mines is operated by Barrick.

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