Mine Maintenance Foreperson

Date:  Mar 21, 2024

Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80860

Workplace Type: Onsite 

Posting End Date: 04/05/2024 

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

Newmont is seeking an experienced Mine Maintenance Foreperson to direct all maintenance personnel and be responsible for safety, quality control of work, and machine health.

Your role will consist of

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

  • Create and maintain a strong safety culture. Facilitate technician involvement in safety programs.
  • Promote and consistently enforce company and MSHA safety regulations and requirements.
  • Directly supervise heavy equipment maintenance personnel.
  • Ensure that tasks assigned to the crew are conducted safely, efficiently, and meet quality specifications.
  • Coordinate equipment needs and priorities with Production Supervisors, maintenance planning and scheduling personnel, other maintenance supervisors, and superintendents.
  • Plan and resource urgent work as well as complete scheduled tasks.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate shift records.
  • Identify individual crew member’s training needs and coordinate training with maintenance trainer and senior technical advisor/trainer.
  • Focus on design for reliability with the intent to release an asset to our customers in acceptable condition including but not limited to hose orientation, clamps, harnesses, and clips, etc. in place to avoid failure.
  • Assist and advise relief supervisors with inspection and repair quality with the intent to meet and exceed MTTFF goal.

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

Your Training, Skills & Experience

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Here is what we need to see from you!


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in mine maintenance.
  • A strong safety background is required.
  • Previous supervisory experience is desirable.
  • Experience in surface mining equipment is desirable.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to learn basic techniques of the safe handling and proper application of drilling fluids additives.
  • Written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Basic computer skill required.
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred.

Working Conditions & Location

  • Position based in United States at the Cripple Creek & Victor Mine, located in Teller County Colorado.
  • Must be able to work at high altitude.
  • Must be willing to work a 12-hour rotating schedule.

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 $90,720- 97,565. 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