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Engineer Metallurgic I

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Your Role

Newmont Cripple and Victor Mines is seeking a Metallurgical Engineering I to provide technical support to the Crushing, Mill, Valley leach Pad and Carbon Adsorption Facilities. The role will support defining production targets and lead troubleshooting of production issues and process equipment to achieve budgeted production metrics. This role will work very closely  with Forepersons and General Forepersons and other stakeholders to safely achieve budgeted  production target.

What You Will Do

  • Your safety and the safety of your reports
  • Environmental Compliance – Key  Personnel  for all Process Environmental Compliance
  • Safe  Operation of the Plants- All Areas Performance
  • Monitor all process performance – key KPI and strategies  to ways  improve
  • Assist with Production ( Plant throughput, Leach Pad Stacking, Leach Pad Piping, Irritation Ounce Profile, Ounce Poured)
  • Assist with Business Planning (Metal  Plan, Cost,), and Water modeling
  • Maintain liaison with customers  and contractor representatives
  • Maintain communication with Process Asset Management and Metallurgy
  • Visible felt and engage leadership within the Metallurgy group
  • Assist with the evaluation of capital projects
  • Employees must comply with state and federal safety and health regulations, company policies and procedures, and the company's environmental compliance policy
  • Conduct staff and safety meetings.
  • Review and comment plant design, production, and process, then initiate changes. Constantly seek out new 'best practices' and be able to present them to Managers and Directors.
  • Assist with Forecast, budget and manage daily operations to assure compliance with safety and environmental regulations and efficient dept. operation.
  • Support the  development lab  by addressing technical questions
  • Geo-metallurgical support for all Process Operations Groups
  • Mill Production Forecasting

Training & Experience

  • Metallurgical Engineering or related degree and internship/practical experience
  • Extensive analytical  and metallurgical lab experience
  • Good computer skills. Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work directly with others

Working Conditions

  • This role is located at our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine site

The salary range offered for this role is $55,400-$83,200. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs