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.
Use your effective communication, field and administrative duties to resolve daily challenges supporting Geology, Hydrology, Operations and Environmental.
Conduct and document regular drill inspections and contractor safety meetings to ensure compliance with MSHA regulations and Newmont safety and environmental guidelines. Proper drill inspections require knowledge of the above regulations, policies and guidelines. The ability to recognize unsafe/unsatisfactory situations/conditions is necessary.
Assist with the processing of drill-related documents and drilling invoices by checking documents for accuracy and completeness. Data input and document filing and/or forwarding appropriately are also required. Discrepancies will be identified, researched, and corrected.
Ensure drilling program requirements are met in the field by making drill supplies available in a timely and effective manner and communicating clearly and frequently with contractors and Newmont supervision.
Supervise and orient Geology Technicians to the drilling/sampling process emphasizing safe, effective procedures.
Developing comprehension and understanding of drilling contracts to review and approve field logs with contractor staff with minimal supervision. These discussions must be kept confidential.
Assist with the construction, placement and reclamation of drill pads/roads with contractors requiring the ability to comprehend and relate the needs of Newmont Geology to contractors.
Oversee shipping of samples from the drills to the sample processing facilities to ensure samples are properly annotated, loaded and delivered in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.
Locate drill sites or drill holes using survey coordinates, GPS, compass, or topographic map annotation.
Effectively communicate drill related activities and issues with supervisor and other departments.
Demonstrate Leadership Pipeline results appropriate to this role.
The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Training & Experience
4 years exploration drilling experience, surface - Core drilling
Working knowledge of drill and earth moving equipment and their proper functions
Advanced understanding of the safe handling and proper application of drilling fluids additives
Effective computer skills including simple spreadsheet and memo generation and communication via email
Maintain a valid State driver's license for light vehicles
Effective supervisory skills
For more information on Newmont:
Newmont website: http://www.newmont.com/home/default.aspx
Lifecycle of a Mine microsite (educational site that explains what happens during each phase of a mine's life): http://lifecycle.newmont.com/
Newmont's blog site (weekly stories highlighting work being done in Newmont's regions and our employees): http://ourvoice.newmont.com/
Newmont's annual sustainability report: http://sustainabilityreport.newmont.com/2015/
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 email@example.com.
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