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Mine Maintenance Welder

Date:  Jun 17, 2022

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

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.


Do you put safety first?

Do you work well in a team and as an individual?

Do you love learning new skills and putting in a hard day's work?

We are looking to add safety-minded welders to our dedicated team and will provide the training necessary to work safely in the mining environment!  Take the initiative and start your career!

Essential Duties

  • Welding – Repair and Fabrication.
  • Must pass welding test; weld qualifications as per set requirements.
  • Performs mechanical repairs, installations, inspections and preventative maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • Learn and follow safety rules, report hazards, and take responsibility for your actions.
  • Demonstrate excellent listening and strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strive to make safety the foundation to everything you do and offer suggestions for improvement when you see them.

Qualifications, Training & Experience


  • Must maintain Welding Certification.
  • Able to drive a motor vehicle, and must possess a valid driver’s license with at 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.
  • Although an entry level position, will hire experienced Welders.

Working Conditions

  • You will work a 12-hour shift, rotating between days and nights.
  • This full-time position is located at the Cripple Creek & Victor mine site in Colorado.
  • 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.
  • Weather conditions can and do change frequently, and can become severe at times.
  • Ability to complete work tasks while exposed to weather conditions / elevation.

This position has multiple levels (which may range from level 1 up to level 6).  The hourly rate offered for this overtime-eligible role will depend on the level, and the range of the hourly rate is $28.38-42.33. The hourly rate is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado.  The specific level and hourly rate that is offered to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  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.


COVID-19 and vaccination policy

Newmont believes that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight the pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s employees and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, vaccination is required for the U.S. workforce, consistent with our values of safety and responsibility.  If you accept this offer, please provide your proof of vaccination using this link —proof must be provided before your hiring can be finalized and before you commence employment:


The only exception to this requirement is if you qualify for an exemption/reasonable accommodation based on a medical reason or religion, in accordance with applicable law.  If you would like information about the exemption/reasonable accommodation process, please let me know. 


Please carefully consider this requirement before you accept this offer, and before you resign from your current employment.  If you are not fully vaccinated, and you do not intend to be fully vaccinated, you may choose to decline this offer.  If you accept this offer but do not provide proof of vaccination (and have not requested and obtained an exemption/reasonable accommodation), the offer will be withdrawn.  Please note that Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.


This information is being provided to be fully transparent as we know there are various viewpoints about vaccination, but we hope that you will accept this offer.  If you have any questions about Newmont’s vaccination requirement, please let me know. 

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs