Electrician

Date: May 14, 2024

Location: Elko, Nevada, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource in the largest private mining land package in the U.S. The mine is located in White Pine County, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world, along the southern extension of the prolific Carlin trend. Bald Mountain and the nearby Round Mountain mine make up Kinross’ Nevada operations. 

Bald Mountain is an important contributor to the economy of northeastern Nevada and maintains a comprehensive environmental strategy including wildlife protection, habitat recovery and education.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Process Maintenance General Supervisor and Area Process Maintenance Supervisors, the incumbent undertakes the maintenance of the electric shovels and electric haul trucks. Incumbent will also maintain substations, transformers, and other electrical duties of the shop area. Process Electrical experience preferred but not required Should be up on NEC Code and able to do Plant and Site Electrical work as required. 

Essential Functions

The successful candidate will maintain and repair electrical systems on P&H 2800 DC shovels, 830AC and 830DC Haul Trucks. Experience with high voltage switchgear, circuit breakers, and protection relays. High voltage cable terminations, splices and miscellaneous electrical repairs. Building and Grounds electrical maintenance including wash bay, fuel islands, Sub Station Maintenance and Power distribution lines. 

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

•    Electrical background preferred; either a college or technical degree or Journeyman.
•    Minimum of 5 years’ experience in open pit mining environment preferred.
•    Industrial electrical experience preferred.
•    Experience with programmable logic controls and motor controls circuits.
•    Experience with maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems on P&H shovels, 830AC and 830DC electric haul trucks preferred.
•    Basic motor control troubleshooting.
•    Ability to read electrical blue prints and utilize test equipment preferred.
•    Ability to utilize basic hand tools required.
•    Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management required.
•    Ability to perform the essential functions of the position required.
•    MSHA electrical cards preferred.
•    High-voltage cable repairs preferred.
•    Requires valid driver’s license.
•    Must be able to follow NEC Code
 

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
 

Kinross is a Canadian-based global senior gold mining company with operations and projects in the United States, Brazil, Mauritania, Chile, and Canada. Our focus on delivering value is based on our core principles of responsible mining, operational excellence, disciplined growth and balance sheet strength. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).