Elko Business Office – Senior Capital Project Engineer at Barrick

Barrick Gold Corporation

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Elko Business Office – Senior Capital Project Engineer at Barrick

Elko Business Office – Senior Capital Project Engineer at Barrick

Elko Business Office – Senior Capital Project Engineer

Location: Elko, NV, United States



Position Description:

Would you like to have a career with a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic mining company? We have an exciting opportunity for you!

Our people division is growing, and we are looking for a Project Engineer I at our Elko Business operations. The successful candidate will assist and support team members with assigned aspects of mining projects.

At Nevada Gold Mines, our vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and operating the best assets with the best people. We are committed to a safe work environment, sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.


  • Effectively assist with project designs, costing, and the implementation management activities
  • Work closely with Health, Safety, Environmental (HSE), Permitting, Asset Management, Reliability, Operations, and Technical Services, to research, analyze and provide supporting documents for inclusion in project scopes
  • Assist the Environmental (HSE)/Permitting group in obtaining required permits to prevent delays in construction, commissioning, and final handover to the plant
  • Research and provide information for inclusion in project scopes of work, subsequent contracts, procurement orders, required supporting documentation, and performs other duties as assigned
  • Formulate project parameters and assist in monitoring progress to address constraints
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in engineering or a related field required
  • Project planning/management experience required
  • Knowledge of the seven project phases concept (Identify, Prepare, Appraise, Present, Implement, Monitor, and Evaluate), and become proficient at using the concepts for all projects preferred
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of DROM (Design for Reliability, Operability, and Maintainability) and OR (Operational Readiness) principles preferred
  • Commitment to safety for self and others as well as embracing environmentally friendly work practices required
  • Contract management experience preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and visualization software and scheduling software required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Experience with DROM (Design for Reliability, Operability, Maintainability) practices preferred
  • Ability to work rotating shifts required
  • Ability to work Underground required
  • Familiar with OR (Operational Readiness) practices and how to apply them preferred
  • Familiar with Reliability Engineering and condition-based monitoring practices preferred
  • Business Improvement, Asset Management, Enterprise Resource Planning experience preferred
  • Ability to distinguish the difference between greenfield and brownfield projects preferred
  • Familiarity with Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives preferred

What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package, including a competitive medical, dental, and vision plan with national provider networks, a 401k retirement plan with employer contribution AND employer match, paid time off, company-sponsored medical clinics, company match share purchase program, and much more!
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Endless opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.
  • Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

About Nevada Gold Mines

Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) is a joint venture between Barrick (61.5%) and Newmont (38.5%) that combined our significant assets across Nevada in 2019 to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world. NGM produces approximately 3.5 million ounces of gold a year. The massive mining operation comprises eight mines along with their associated infrastructure and processing facilities and hosts three of Barrick’s Tier One assets: Carlin, Cortez, and Turquoise Ridge. At NGM, our mission 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.

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


Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social, and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.

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