Fixed Maintenance Planner

Date: Sep 9, 2023

Location: Round Mountain, Nevada, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Round Mountain is an open-pit mine located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world. The mine uses conventional open-pit mining methods and processes ore by mill and heap leach. The Round Mountain Phase W Project is now in production, with first gold poured in May 2019.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Maintenance Planning Supervisor, the incumbent will provide planning services to the assigned maintenance areas. Ensures the work is properly planned, and scheduled with trade requirements, stores material, direct purchase material, and specialty service(s) identified on the work order, while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values. 

Job Responsibilities

1.    Develop and maintain an overall maintenance program for the assigned area that will ensure production goals and availabilities are maintained.
2.    Long and short range work planning.
3.    Participate in the application of Reliability Methodologies for supporting the continuous improvement of maintenance strategies (RCM, RCA, FMECA, etc.) 
4.    Produces standard jobs, preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance tasks and schedules for equipment.
5.    Ensure that all parts and materials are ordered in a timely manner.
6.    Develop and oversee the Strategic Business Plan and budgeting process for the assigned area. Annual budgeting procedures will be focused around achieving zero based budgets.
7.    Monitor year to date cost performance/analyze forecasted budget against actual.
8.    Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills. 
9.    Help develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
10.    Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct. 
11.    Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
12.    Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
13.    Works without risk or harm to self and others. 
14.    Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by state agency, or must be able to pass driver competency course and exam.
15.    Punctuality and regular attendance required.
16.    Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

1.    Five years previous experience with mining or similar industry experience with maintenance of heavy equipment is desirable.
2.    A minimum of 6 months experience as a parts coordinator preferred.
3.    Mechanical understanding of mining equipment to support effective planning.
4.    Must be computer literate and have a good understanding of the process and equipment involved.

5.    General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
6.    Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing work processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. 
7.    Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
8.    Ability to work independently and also as a member of the overall team. 
9.    Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills
10.    Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets. 



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 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.

Reporting Relationships

• Typically reports to the Maintenance Planning Supervisor.

Career Framework and Level

Accountability (P2)
Knowledge (P2)
Leadership (P2)
Complexity (P2)
Impact (P2)

Legislative Requirements

Background Check required
US work permit required

Language Requirements


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.