Maintenance Reliability Engineer

Date:  Feb 8, 2024

Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80860

Workplace Type: Onsite 

Posting End Date: 3/31/2024 

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( 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

What will you be responsible for?

  •  Ensure mobile AM site teams are supported to make key maintenance decisions through best-in-class asset strategies, life cycle cost modelling, and execution of reliability principles.
  • Deliver insights into equipment reliability, risk mitigation, operate for reliability, and loss prevention initiatives.
  • Execute reliability programs across Newmont’s mobile AM function including defect elimination and operate for reliability.
  • Support the establishment of focused Asset Management technical trends.
  • Collaborate AM and reliability best practices and technical vision across Newmont portfolio.

Your role will consist of

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:

  • Develop cost models to evaluate different scenarios and provide recommendations on decisions regarding asset design, purchase, maintenance, and replacement.
  • Collaborate with capital projects teams regarding design for reliability, operability, and maintainability (DROM), and operational readiness.
  • Review and optimize asset strategies using detailed reliability centered maintenance (RCM) or planned maintenance optimization (PMO) methodologies. 
  • Collaborate with asset management strategic planning group to determine asset criticality and prioritize strategy development.
  • Identify critical spares and provide recommendations regarding stock levels.
  • Ensure development of appropriate risk mitigation plans for critical equipment.


Deliver best practices for reliability initiatives at CC&V:

  • Execute operate for reliability (O4R) programs with training and operations.
  • Own mobile asset management defect elimination program, ensuring reliability and defect elimination principles are ingrained across the asset management team.
  • Use formal root cause analysis approach when applicable to determine effective solutions and ensure learnings are shared to help drive rapid replication of best practices.
  • Continuous analysis of maintenance data to determine potential improvements across all asset management elements, e.g., work management, materials management, etc.
  • Safety and Health:
  • Demonstrate proactive leadership in achieving a global Newmont culture of safety and health.
  • Actively promote Newmont’s safety standards and improvement initiatives.

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

Training & Experience

Here is what we need to see from you!

  •  Bachelor’s degree in engineering, a technical diploma, OR equivalent industry experience.


  •  ERP system experience desirable.
  • Understanding of reliability principles and data driven insights.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in heavy industry, preferably mining.
  • Experience in utilizing data insights and analysis to drive key business and improvement decisions.
  • Experience with manual and computerized maintenance planning systems.
  • Experience with change, communication, and knowledge management methodologies.
  • Experience in implementing Asset Management principles and best practices.
  • Experience using analytical tools and processes that improve Asset Management performance, reliability, and safety, reducing operating costs and maximizing return on assets.
  • Experience with oil analysis, thermography, NDT to detect failures.
  • Experience with root cause analysis and development of effective solutions to reduce losses.


Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive performance improvement initiatives in a complex and global organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership through direct or indirect supervisory positions. 
  • An ability to quickly assess information to diagnose problems and opportunities, with a history of strong professional judgement and critical thinking. 
  • An ability to manage tasks both in-person and virtually.
  • Ability to manage and influence stakeholders across different functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to create data-driven business decisions.


Behavioral Attributes:

  • Deadline driven.
  • Goal oriented.
  • Proactive.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Team player.
  • Technically inclined.

Working Conditions & Location

  • This is a full-time position, 10-hour shifts, with occasional flexibility required.
  • This position is based at our mining site in Cripple Creek, Colorado (CC&V), where we conduct mining operations critical to our industry. 
  • Based at the mining site, which may involve exposure to varying weather conditions and rugged terrain

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

The salary range offered for this role is USD $$82,200- $113,400. 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; defined benefit pension; 401(k) program with company match; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); wellbeing reimbursement program; adoption assistance; 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.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs