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Reliability Engineer, Process Maintenance - CC&V

Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80813

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation


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.


Newmont is seeking a Reliability Engineer to identify, develop and prioritize effective solutions to optimize production and improve reliability of equipment within the Process Mill Maintenance department.

Essential Duties

  • Create a safe work environment by analyzing equipment data to identify major risks to people and property.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly meetings to coordinate, track and communicate actions related to reliability improvements and processes.
  • Develop, communicate and track position-specific Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure that these are aligned with the targets of the department.
  • Train operators regarding their impact on equipment condition and performance.
  • Develop and implement asset strategies and reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) tactics in order to improve equipment reliability and asset integrity.
  • Manage and optimize the hydrocarbon management, defect elimination and condition monitoring processes, ensuring that appropriate equipment health data is properly collected, monitored, analyzed and reported in order to accurately predict and diagnose potential concerns as early as possible.
  • Analyze data such as equipment history, failure modes, condition monitoring and area-specific conditions.
  • Use various analytical methods, including FMECA, value driver trees, root cause and failure, and Pareto analysis to find most cost effective methods to sustain production activities, extend equipment and component life and incorporate predictive and preventative maintenance tactics.
  • Evaluate potential strategies related to asset management, materials management, component repair (time-based, condition based, run to failure), equipment selection/configuration, outsourcing vs in-house.
  • Review value added proposals and strategies using cost avoidance concepts.
  • Identify, implement, track and communicate potential cost reduction initiatives to ensure cost impacts are evaluated and approved.


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

Training & Experience

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering and three years experience in a specialty area are necessary.
  • Mining or heavy mineral industry experience required.
  • Requires technical communication skills.
  • Must be able to interface and communicate effectively with the General Foremen, Superintendents and Managers.



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

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs

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