Mobile Maintenance Welder

Date: Jan 26, 2024

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. Kinross began operating the mine in 2003, and it has since become a continuous improvement leader in the Company’s portfolio. Round Mountain poured its 15 millionth ounce in 2018. Round Mountain and the nearby Bald Mountain mine make up Kinross’ Nevada operations. 

The Round Mountain mine is an important contributor to the Nye County economy and, working with local stakeholders, has helped achieve significant improvements in healthcare and education in the area.

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Truck Shop Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for performing all welding required on the mine site to the highest possible standards while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Education and Experience

1.    Service welding needs throughout the entire mine site, including the creation of machinery and repairing failures.
2.    Run various wires and rods and understand the uses and applications of each type.
3.    Read blueprints as part of welding preparation.
4.    Write service records and reports, and file appropriately.
5.    Welding test required
6.    Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality, and code of conduct. 
7.    Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
8.    Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
9.    Works without risk or harm to self and others. 
10.    Punctuality and regular attendance required.
11.    Helps develop other department personnel to perform the duties listed above.
12.    Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.


1.    Must understand differences between and uses of various wires and rods.
2.    Must have a basic metallurgical understanding.
3.    Must have the ability to read blueprints and good fabrication skills.
4.    Basic welding knowledge required.
5.    Basic Arc Gouging experience preferred. 
6.    Welding Tech degree or certification preferred.
7.    Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills. 
8.    General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
9.    Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. 
10.    Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
11.    Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. 
12.    Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational, and technical writing skills.
13.    Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. 
14.    Requires valid driver’s license.

Reporting Relationships

  • Works under the direct supervision of the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor

Compensation Data

Kinross offers all full-time employees a comprehensive benefit package including; Medical, dental and vision insurance. We also offer a 5% Geographic allowance, generous 401K program (instant vesting) and participation in an employee stock purchase program.

All maintenance positions include an annual clothing and tool allowance.

Wages are based upon experience ($35.97 - $44.96)

7 on, 7 off

Legislative Requirements

US work permit required
Background Check required

Language Requirements


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).