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Job Description

Position Description:

Barrick is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Barrick Nevada Goldstrike Open Pit Engineering team. The Geotechnical Engineer engages with all areas of the Open Pit Division as they are essential for all facets of mining from the design and planning for a future area or phase, drilling and blasting, environmental responsibility, and finally field compliance to pit design recommendations.


Reporting to the Chief Geotechnical Engineer, the Geotechnical Engineer is responsible for the following:

Deployment and maintenance of slope monitoring tools including prisms, radars, vibrating wire piezometers, TDR, etc., and interpretation of monitoring data

Supervision of drilling programs, geotechnical logging, collection of drilled samples for lab testing

Assist with design of excavated slopes, and monitoring compliance to design recommendations

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering, Geology or related field required

Two (2) to five (5) years of site-based experience in an open pit geotechnical role preferred

Excellent safety record with the ability to demonstrate safety leadership required

Working within a team, problem solving, and excellent communication skills required

Ability to work outside in varied weather conditions for extended periods of time required

Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required

What we can Offer You

A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable

Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining

Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless

Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations

About Barrick

Barrick’s vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and owning the best assets, with the best people to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners.

Barrick is a sector-leading gold company which owns five of the industry’s Top 10 Tier One assets (Cortez and Goldstrike in Nevada, USA; Kibali in DRC; Loulo-Gounkoto in Mali; and Pueblo Viejo in Dominican Republic) and two with the potential to achieve Tier One status (Goldrush/Fourmile and Turquoise Ridge, both in the USA). Barrick has the lowest total cash cost position among senior gold companies and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth in many of the world’s most prolific gold districts.

Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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