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Engineer Metallurgic III

Date:  Jan 2, 2022

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Job Location: Cripple Creek and Victor 
Job Grade: 103 
Employee Referral Amount: $0.00 

Your Role

Newmont Cripple and Victor Mines is seeking a Metallurgical Engineering III 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
  • Production ( Plant throughput, Leach Pad Stacking, Leach Pad Piping, Irritation Ounce Profile, Ounce Poured)
  • Water modeling
  • Business Planning (Metal  Plan, Cost,)
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Test Program Development- Bingo Chart
  • Geo-metallurgical support for all Process Operations Groups
  • Mill Production Forecasting
  • ADRs Production Forecast
  • Review and modify PI&Ds
  • Assist with hiring, reviews, training, disciplinary, and other personnel actions
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Chemical engineering
  • 4+ Years of Metallurgical experience in mining setting 
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work directly with others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience in Gold Heap Leaching
  • Experience completing stacking and recovery model plans 
  • Leadership experience supervising others including Metallurgical Engineers.

Working Conditions and Location

  • This role will be based at our Cripple Creek and Victor mine site.

The salary range offered for this overtime-eligible role is $80,410.00 - 99,330.00. 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.

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs