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Mine Operations Driller - CC&V


Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)


Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world.   The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.



  • To operate safely, various pieces of heavy equipment with the majority of the time spent operating a track mounted drill.
  • Perform other duties as directed to ensure optimal safe operation.
Essential Duties


  • Performs complete equipment and area inspections, communicates clean-up as needed for drill stability
  • Places cab in a safe position while drilling next to pit walls
  • Comply with state and federal safety and environmental regulations and Newmont's policies and procedures
  • Ability to make smooth connection in the drilling string while steel drilling or adding tools
  • Maintain drill in relation to lubrications, dust suppression & winterizing
  • Maintain proper hole depth and drills loadable holes for blasting
  • Operate other equipment such as rubber tire dozer, track dozer or grader
  • Understand and use the correct bit for the appropriate rock type
  • Ability to operate all drills in the current fleet and the drill water truck
  • Understand the operation of the Aquila System (i.e. enters ppropriate data for tracking bits, tools, employee ID, breaks, delays and downs)
  • Keeps deck clear of tripping hazards and maintains proper house keeping


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

Training & Experience
  • Experience in Drilling in a mining environment preferred
Working Conditions
  • Must be able to work 12 hour rotating schedule.
  • Works outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

For more information on Newmont:

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs