Process Maintenance Mechanic

Company Name: Kinross Gold Corporation

Location: Elko, Neva, US

Job Duration: 2022-01-13 to 2022-02-12

Overview

Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base that was acquired by Kinross in January 2016. The mine is located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world, along the southern extension of the prolific Carlin trend. The Bald Mountain Vantage Complex Project has commenced production, and the first gold bar was poured in June 2019. 

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Process Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent performs maintenance on fixed plant equipment, and pumping and piping systems while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate basic support equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts
  • Perform all aspects of pump maintenance
  • Complete basic mechanical projects
  • Lube equipment, store the new oil, and dispose of waste oil
  • Perform maintenance on all plant equipment
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct
  • Meets and exceeds established performance expectations set by management
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance
  • Works without risk or harm to self and others
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required
  • Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate basic support equipment including forklifts, rigging, and overhead cranes
  • Knowledge of lubing equipment, and the processes for storing and disposing of oil
  • Possess Journeyman mechanical skills, and cutting and welding techniques
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair solution pumps, required
  • Experience maintaining belts, and gearboxes
  • Possess understanding of pipes and plumbing repairs and installations
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge with P.C. and JD Edwards experience preferred
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of of employees and management
  • Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team
  • Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis
  • Requires valid driver’s license

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements

Kinross Leadership Practices

  • Creates an environment where nothing is more important than every employee returning home safe and healthy every day
  • Creates an environment in which people are unfailingly treated with respect
  • Fosters the talent and potential of all employees by enabling them to grow, develop, and make a difference in the organization
  • Demonstrates that leadership in the areas of environmental performance and community and stakeholder relations is fundamental to the way we plan and manage our business 
  • Holds self and others accountable for the decisions, commitments, and behaviors required to deliver outstanding results
  • Uses judgment to manage business complexities, prioritize and balance conflicting demands to make timely decisions that best advance Kinross strategy
  • Builds and brings teams and people together to achieve organizational goals.  Models humility by going beyond self-interest for the good of the group
  • Understands the economic implications of decisions and consistently uses all resources effectively and efficiently to maximize shareholder value
  • Relentlessly champions, develops and embeds best practices 

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

       Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.

  • External Engagement

       Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.

  • Business Focus

      Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.

  • Living the Kinross Values

      Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.