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Date: May 17, 2019

Location: Elko, Nevada, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in Nevada. It is the newest mine in Kinross’ portfolio and was acquired in January 2016.

Job Description

This is an entry-level position for the Maintenance Department.  This position may allow progression training within the Maintenance Department.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Clean shop areas
  2. Organize all shop supply bins
  3. Complete Fire Extinguisher inspections
  4. Keep yards organized and stocked
  5. Keep rag bins full, floor dry filled and trash dumped
  6. Keep battery boxes organized and emptied when full
  7. Keep steel yard organized and clean for the weld shop area
  8. Responsible for Hazmat control labeling and inspections
  9. Assist mechanics when needed
  10. Recognize and control environmental hazards
  11. Keep lube farm clean and organized
  12. Keep sump drained and clean
  13. Keep wash bays clean, in proper working order, and at proper levels
  14. Keep trash bins/drums emptied
  15. Keep tool room tidy and organized
  16. All other work as assigned

Qualification and Skill Requirements

  1. Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  2. Willing to train on other equipment operation as required
  3. Able to operate forklifts and other shop equipment
  4. Able to meet the physical demands of the position
  5. Ability to work alone with minimum supervision
  6. Must be willing to learn PC skills as needed
  7. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  8. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all departments
  9. Must be willing to work overtime as required
  10. Required 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.

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