Summer Laborer

Date: Feb 27, 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. 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

This is a summer position (June-August) in one of the following departments: Mobile Maintenance, Plant Maintenance, Hadley General Maintenance, Warehouse, Mill, Day Care, General Store, and the Golf Course.  This position will require training throughout the assigned department as necessary while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Clean up material in the department.
  2. Keep work areas organized and fully stocked.
  3. Lifting and carrying equipment and materials up to 50 pounds throughout the work day.
  4. Recognize and control environmental hazards.
  5. Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
  6. Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
  7. Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  8. Works without risk or harm to self and others.
  9. Punctuality and regular attendance required.
  10. Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
  11. Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

Ability to walk up, down and over rough terrain as well as climb stairways, catwalks, liner and pads.

Ability to shovel up material on the leach pads.

Ability to lift 50 lbs. frequently throughout the day.

Ability to work at heights.

Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.

Must be returning to school for the fall semester.

Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.

General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.

Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.

Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.

Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.

Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills

Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets.

Must be 16 years or older and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Valid driver’s license preferred.


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 department supervisor.

Career Framework and Level

Legislative Requirements

US work permit required

Language Requirements


Travel 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).