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Tech Systems Specialist, Underground, UG Engineering - Leeville (Carliin, NV)

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Carlin, NV, US, 89022

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation


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.


To oversee the various data systems in use by the mine planning and operations departments, in support of the Leeville complex.

Essential Duties

  • responsible for the mine planning data management strategy, in addition to managing the collection, validation, storage, protection and processing of the required planning and operational data.
  • capacity planning, installation, configuration, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup and data recovery of the existing Pitram database (with potential to expand).
  • includes direct supervision of the dispatch team. The Dispatch Manager will develop and monitor field efficiencies and innovate new ways to improve the dispatch function. This position will also be responsible for handling complaints, discussing challenges and working with management to develop action plans to improve dispatch performance and customer service.
  • support the autonomous function; look for new technologies and/or processes that could be incorporated into the existing workflow to improve productivity
  • Provide mentorship to help others grow into the database administrator role

  • Ensure important deadlines are met and budget constraints are adhered to.

  • Work closely with the planning team to help develop and maintain the Leeville productivity model using production tracking data.

  • Communicate and interact with all relevant stakeholders in order to ensure that outcomes are satisfactorily delivered and objectives are met

Training & Experience

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in an underground mining role and/or a undergraduate degree.

  • High level of competence and experience in software applications.

  • Understanding of the production tracking/dispatch function, as it relates to an underground mining operation. Familiarity with Pitram highly desirable.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence others as required.

  • Strong leadership and decision making skills.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

    Strong organization and planning skills.

  • Well-developed problem solving skills, with the ability to find solutions with a team or independently.

  • Proactive work ethic.

Working Conditions

The Tech Systems Specialist is a site based role, with offices located at the Leeville Underground Operations on the Carlin trend. The work roster consists of a 10 hour work day, Monday through Thursday, with various public holidays recognised by Newmont. Occasional travel may be associated with the role, to overseas or domestic (Newmont and non-Newmont) locations.


For more information on Newmont:

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

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