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Fixed Plant Maintenance Technician

Date:  Jan 1, 2022

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.

About this role


  • Looking to expand your Maintenance knowledge with the largest American owned gold company in the world?
  • Do you love learning new skills and putting in a hard day's work?
  • We are looking to add safety-minded technicians to our dedicated team and will provide support to continue your knowledge and skill base vital for you to be successful!
  • Take the initiative and start your career now!

Your role will consist of


  • We align with State and Federal and Newmont Policies and Procedures regarding Safety and Environmental regulations and standard methodology.
  • We troubleshoot, repair and rebuild equipment and machinery related to process operations i.e. Mill, ADR, Crusher etc.
  • We maintain systems and plants and perform different types of repairs as necessary.
  • We replace, align and rebuild various belts, motors, pulleys, pumps and other mechanical components.


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

Your training, skills and experience checklist


  • Able to drive a motor vehicle, and must possess a valid driver’s license with at the least one-year of driving experience
  • Able to read, write and possess basic math and science skills to complete daily reporting requirements.
  • Reliable, consistent work history.
  • Intermediate Maintenance or Mechanical experience is required.


TECH III Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrate ability to consistently follow safety and company policies / procedures, maintain a high level of efficiency, Ability to follow directions, complete quality work, work effectively with other crews/departments and work as a team member. Mill and/or Crusher experience recommended but not required. Ability to come-up with practical solutions to problems.



A TECH III candidate must be proficient in these skills in the following Categories:

Apply all principles related to TECH III:


  • Pump knowledge
  • Shop Equipment and Tools
  • Pipes & Valves
  • Bearings & Seals
  • Drives and alignments
  • Conveyors and Feeders
  • Welding and Fabrication
  • Digital Literacy
  • Lubrication

Working Conditions and location


  • You will work 12-hour rotating shifts from days to nights, or a 10-hour rotating day shift, and on calls.
  • The Cripple Creek & Victor (CC&V) Mine site is located at elevations ranging from approximately 9,400 ft. to 10,600 ft. above sea level. Workers in this position are routinely exposed to conditions at various work sites throughout this range of elevations and must be physically capable of working at this altitude.
  • Weather conditions can and do change frequently, and can become severe at times.
  • Ability to complete work tasks while exposed to weather conditions / elevation.

The hourly rate offered for this overtime-eligible role is $32.90. The hourly rate is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The hourly rate offer will not be based on a candidate’s wage rate history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about wage rate history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont. 

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; 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